Almond Float (Home Style)

3 envelopes unflavored gelatin

3 1/4 c water, divided

1 c sugar

1 1/2 c evaporated milk

1 tbsp almond extract

assorted fruits (fresh or canned), chilled

Soften gelatin in 1/2 c of the water. Bring remaining water (2 3/4 c) to a boil and add softened gelatin and sugar. Stir until dissolved. Remove from heat. Add milk and almond extract. Stir. Pour into 9 x 13" pan and refrigerate overnight. Cut into cubes and mix with fruits, including liquid.