Broken Window Glass Cake

christina obrien


Another of my grandmother's recipes I found. She really loved presentation of food almost as much as she loved making food. :)

★★★★★ 3 votes
12-16 servings


1 pkg
3 oz. orange jell-o
1 pkg
3 oz. cherry jell-o
1 pkg
3 oz. lime jell-o
1 pkg
3 oz. lemon jell-o
3 c
boiling water
1 1/2 c
cold water
1 1/2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/3 c
butter, melted
1/4 c
1 c
boiling water
1/2 c
canned pineapple juice
container of whipped topping, thawed

How to Make Broken Window Glass Cake


  • 1Prepare the orange, cherry and lime gelatins separately, dissolving each in 1 cup of boiling water and adding 1/2 cup of cold water. Pour each flavor into separate 8-inch square pans. Chill until firm, at least 3 hours. Cut into 1/2-inch cubes.
  • 2Mix crumbs with butter, setting aside about 1/4 cup for garnish, and press remaining crumb mixture evenly over the bottem and up the sides within 1 inch from top of 9-inch springform or tube pan, and chill.
  • 3Dissolve lemon gelatin and sugar in 1 cup boiling water; add pineapple juice. Chil until slightly thickened. Blend in the whipped topping. Fold in orange, cherry and lime jell-o cubes. Spoon into the crumb-lined pan and chill overnight or until firm.
  • 4Just before serving run a spatula around sides of pan; then gently remove sides of pan. Garnish with reserved crumbs and whipped topping.

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About Broken Window Glass Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #easy, #Jell-O