Mandarin Orange Jello Salad

Ann Elizabeth


My cousin shared this recipe with me years ago, and it's always been a favorite. It's as pretty on the plate as it is refreshing. Better made the night before.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min


  • 1 pkg
    lemon gelatin
  • 1 pkg
    orange gelatin
  • 2 c
    hot water
  • 2
    diced bananas
  • 1 can(s)
    crushed pineapple, drained (reserve juice for topping)
  • 1 c
    miniature marshmallows
  • 1 or 2 can(s)
    mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Mandarin Orange Jello Salad


  1. Dissolve gelatin in hot water. Add 1 1/2 cups cold water. When gelatin has thickened, but not set, add bananas and crushed pineapple.
  2. Fold in marshmallows and oranges. Pour into 9" X 13" pan and return to refrigerator.
  3. After gelatin is set:
    Cook 2 tbsp flour, 1 egg slightly beaten, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 cup pineapple juice. Cook until thickened. Add 2 tbsp butter.
  4. After this mixture is cold, add 1 cup whipping cream (whipped with juice of one lemon).
  5. Spread over top of gelatin, and keep chilled.

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