Gelatin, when dissolved in water, is a colloid because the protein molecules that compose it, mostly derived from collagen, are much larger than usual dissolved molecules, but they remain evenly dispersed throughout the ... More »

To make a gelatin poke cake, prepare a white cake mix according to the directions on the product packaging, poke holes in the top of the prepared cake, and pour one package of prepared, unset gelatin over the cake. Refri... More »

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To make Luby's lime gelatin, prepare the ingredients, which include 2 packages or 5 ounces of lemon gelatin, 2 packages or 5 ounces of lime gelatin, 2 1/2 cups of boiling water, 1 1/4 cup of mayonnaise, and 1 1/2 cup of ... More »

A mixture of water and starch is colloidal because it forms a shell of firmly bound molecules of water that stops the starch particles from aggregating with the molecules of water when they collide. However, when heated,... More »

The possible side effects of gelatin, also called hydrolyzed collagen protein, include an unpleasant taste, a heavy feeling in the stomach, bloating, belching and heartburn, states WebMD. Some people may also suffer alle... More »

Jell-O is a solid that is suspended in a liquid, as it is the product of gelatin and water. This occurs when the solution cools following heating and the proteins bind back together, subsequently forming a matrix and tra... More »

Sweating in humans demonstrates water’s tendency to absorb heat by overcoming the hydrogen bonds that hold its molecules together. This property makes it possible for humans to stay cool via sweating, because water requi... More »