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Striped Gelatin Dessert

Striped Gelatin Dessert
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4

This fun, red-and-white holiday treat features layers of flavored gelatin topped with whipped cream and crushed peppermints. ...MORE+ LESS-

Paula Jones Paula Jones
April 12, 2016

Ingredients

2
boxes (4-serving size each) Jell-O™ cherry-flavored gelatin
2 1/2
cups hot water
7
oz (half 14-oz can) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1
envelope unflavored gelatin
1
cup hot water
Whipped cream, if desired
4
crushed peppermints, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, mix cherry gelatin and 2 1/2 cups hot water until well combined. Cool to room temperature.
  • 2
    Pour 1/4 cup cherry gelatin into each of 4 (1-cup) glass containers. Place glasses on small tray; refrigerate about 20 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix condensed milk, unflavored gelatin and 1 cup hot water until well combined.
  • 4
    When cherry layer is set, slowly pour 1/4 cup milk mixture on top of cherry layer in each glass. Refrigerate about 20 minutes.
  • 5
    When milk layer is set, slowly pour 1/4 cup cherry gelatin on top of milk layer in each glass. Refrigerate about 20 minutes.
  • 6
    To serve, garnish with whipped cream and crushed peppermints.

Expert Tips

  • To determine if the layer is ready, gently press your fingertip to the layer. If it’s tacky and leaves an imprint, then it’s ready for an additional layer.
  • You can use any vessel to layer your dessert. Wine glasses and champagne glasses make a very festive presentation as well.
  • If you’d like to unmold your dessert, simply spray containers lightly with cooking spray prior to layering.
  • Dessert can be made the day before and refrigerated overnight.

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe
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