I was excited to try this recipe, but there were some concerns that you may want to be aware before starting this recipe.
1) As stated by others, 30 minutes is definitely not enough time; an additional 10 did help.
2) A 20 oz can of pineapple rings only yielded 10 rings - and with 10 cherries, that worked out well, only a 9x13 pan would take 12 so that every piece would have a pineapple and cherry. My middle section didn't have any pineapples (but I had extra cherries to put in there; otherwise,it'd have been plain).
3)The orange gelatin was strangely very, very bright, and kinda scary...O_o It doesn't look like THAT on the picture, so I'm not sure why mine turned out so orange...however, I'm an avid baker and cook often, and didn't make any mistakes in this experiment. =P
Everything else was fine. Perhaps I'd try it with Lemon Jello instead of the Orange Jello if I were to try it again one day, but I might stick to the traditional recipes. Other than that, most of thei