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broken glass dessert

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Anita Hoffman
Holland, PA

A spectacular dessert for special occasions. The gelatin for cubes may be made one day, remainder of dessert can wait until the next day.

(1 rating)
yield 16 serving(s)
prep time 45 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For broken glass dessert

  • 1 pkg
    (3 ounce) each, orange, cherry and lime gelatin
  • 3 c
    boiling water
  • 2 c
    cold water
  • 1 c
    pineapple juice
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 pkg
    (3 ounce) lemon gelatin
  • 1
    graham cracker crust or 16-18 ladyfingers, split.
  • 2 c
    cool whip

How To Make broken glass dessert

  • 1
    Prepare the three flavors of gelatin separately. using 1 cup boiling water and 1/2 cup cold water for each. Pour each flavor into a 8 inch square pan. Chill until firm or overnight.
  • 2
    Mix pineapple juice and sugar. Heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Dissolve the lemon gelatin in the hot juice; then add 1/2 cup cold water. Chill until slightly thickened.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, prepare graham cracker crust or lady fingers to line a 9 inch spring-form pan. Graham Cracker Crust: 1 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup melted butter Mix crumbs and butter; press into bottom of 9 inch spring-form pan.
  • 4
    Cut the firm gelatin into 1/2 cubes. Blend lemon gelatin with Cool Whip. Fold in gelatin cubes. Pour into pan. Chill at least 5 hours or overnight.
  • 5
    Run knife or spatula between sides of dessert and pan, and remove sides of pan before serving. Can be served with more Cool Whip.
  • 6
    If lining pan with ladyfingers, use about 18 ladyfingers, split. Line the bottom of the pans; then line the sides of the pan with the remaining ladyfingers.