Floating Diamonds

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


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Floyd on Oz

By Keith Floyd

Published 1991

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Basically, this is just a glorified fruit salad with almond-flavoured jelly wedges on top. Softer fruits like bananas, grapes, orange or pomelo segments are more suitable than hard fruits such as apple.


  • 600 ml (1 pint) milk
  • 50 g (2 oz


Heat the milk in a pan until it is almost boiling. Remove from the heat and add the sugar, stirring until it has dissolved. Allow the mixture to cool slightly, then stir in the almond essence. Leave to cool again for about 10–15 minutes.

While the almond milk is cooling, sprinkle the gelatine into the water in a small bowl. When the water has been absorbed, dissolve the gelatine over a