This Almond Jelly with Fruit Cocktail recipe is the best. Discover Fruit Salad Filipino Style Pinoy Favorite. Almond Jelly with Fruit Cocktail is a dessert recipe well known in some parts of Asia. Agar-agar, a gelatin like substance, is traditionally used to make this dessert dish. Having the same properties as jelly, this ingredient can be used to make any gelatin recipes. Lychees can be skipped, use tropical fruit cocktail instead of the regular fruit 1 (8 ounce) packageunsalted chopped almonds (optional); 1 1⁄2 cups cubed.