Broken glass Dessert

Anita Hoffman


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

★★★★★ 1 vote
45 Min
No-Cook or Other


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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
graham cracker crust or 16-18 ladyfingers, split.
2 c
cool whip

How to Make Broken glass Dessert


  • 1Prepare 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.
  • 2Mix 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.
  • 3Meanwhile, 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.
  • 4Cut 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.
  • 5Run knife or spatula between sides of dessert and pan, and remove sides of pan before serving.
    Can be served with more Cool Whip.
  • 6If 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.

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About Broken glass Dessert

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American

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