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How long does Jell-O take to set?

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Jell-O usually takes a minimum of two hours to set if placed in a refrigerator. This time is just an estimate and depends on several other factors, such as temperature and additional ingredients added.

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How long does Jell-O take to set?
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The setting process for Jell-O depends greatly on the temperature at which the Jell-O is stored after mixing. Cooler temperatures will result in a faster setting Jell-O. Adding a couple of ice cubes instead of cold water can also help speed the Jell-O's setting. Adding any fruit or vegetables will cause the Jell-O to take longer to set. For best results, allow the Jell-O to set overnight, especially when adding fruit or vegetables.

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