Celebrate national holidays with red, white and blue, and make this luscious Easy American Dessert. This Easy American Dessert is a flavored gelatin layered dessert that includes whipped topping and fresh fruit.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 20 servings
4 cups boiling water, divided
1 pkg. (8-serving size) JELL-O Gelatin, any red flavor
1 pkg. (8-serving size) JELL-O Berry Blue Flavor Gelatin
2 cups cold water
4 cups prepared pound cake cubes
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
2 cups sliced strawberries
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Let's Make It
Stir 2 cups of the boiling water into each flavor of dry gelatin in separate bowls at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Stir 1 cup cold water into each bowl. Pour gelatins into separate 13x9-inch pans. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. Cut gelatin into 1/2-inch cubes.
Place red gelatin cubes in 3-1/2-quart serving bowl or trifle bowl. Top with layers of cake cubes, half of the whipped topping and the strawberries. Cover with blue gelatin cubes; top with the remaining whipped topping.
Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until ready to serve. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.
Prepare as directed, using 2 pkg. (4-serving size each) of either flavor of JELL-O Gelatin.
Prepare as directed, substituting 3 medium bananas, sliced, for the strawberries.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 25g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 20 servings, about 3/4 cup each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.