Darlene Franklin – Recipe for Romance – Part 2 of 3

Shannon here: Inspirational author, Darlene Franklin shares a favorite jello salad recipe. Comment or answer the question at the end of any post dated Nov 23rd – 27th to enter the drawing for a copy of her historical romance novella, Tobogganing for Two or her devotional, An Advent Journey Through Matthew. Two winners will receive 1 book each if all three of Darlene’s guest posts receive 5 comments each. Deadline: Dec 5th, 11:59 pm central time. Here’s Darlene:

An Advent Journey Through Matthew by Darlene FranklinDarlene FranklinTobogganing for Two by Darlene Franklin

My family’s favorite jello salad for any occasion:


½ c. cinnamon red hot candies

1 (3 oz) package cherry gelatin

1 c. water 2 c. applesauce

Dissolve cinnamon candies in water in a saucepan over medium heat. Mix in gelatin and allow to dissolve; remove from heat and stir applesauce into mixture. Pour into a serving dish and refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.

Although I made this recipe dozens of times, I got this recipe thanks to http://allrecipes.com/recipe/229387/red-hot-applesauce-jell-o/

About Darlene: Best-selling author Darlene Franklin’s greatest claim to fame is that she writes full-time from a nursing home. She lives in Oklahoma, near her son and his family, and continues her interests in playing the piano and singing, books, good fellowship, and reality TV in addition to writing. She is an active member of Oklahoma City Christian Fiction Writers, American Christian Fiction Writers, and the Christian Authors Network. She has written over fifty books and more than 250 devotionals. Her historical fiction ranges from the Revolutionary War to World War II, from Texas to Vermont. You can find Darlene online elsewhere at http://darlenefranklinwrites.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/darlene.franklin.3.

About the book – Tobogganing for Two: Laura Evans moves to Plymouth, Nebraska, to take care of her aunt and her paralyzed sister. Dr. Jay Andrews has come to Plymouth to escape his work among those wounded during the Civil War—only to be faced with a paralyzed patient. Laura and Jay clash as they face fears from their past. Will a midnight toboggan ride bring them together, or push them further apart?

About the book – An Advent Journey Through Matthew: Take a step away from the busy days that fill Advent. Begin with the miraculous birth and get caught up in the story which adds layers of understanding of Jesus’s extraordinary life.

Question for readers: What’s your favorite jello flavor for making salads?

Come back Nov 27th for Darlene’s romantic excerpt!


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