Every Utah food blogger probably has to have some form of Jell-o on their blog at some point right? Well, I can’t say I’m generally a huge fan of Jell-o but… my mom’s layered Jell-o Salad (it’s still funny to me to call it a salad) is really good. So try it out! I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.
By the way, thank you to my mom for making all of the lovely foods you’ve seen in the last few posts (and a couple more to come). She had all of the food ready to be styled and photographed and she did all of the clean up. I would have to say it was one of the best shoots I’ve done because all I had to do was photograph! Don’t get me wrong… I love cooking and baking, but the combination of those with setting up a beautiful shot takes a lot of work. It’s nice when someone else is there to help (or do half the work). My little brother thought it was a great idea too as he got to eat the food when we were finished.
And now for the recipe!
Layered Jello Salad
4 small boxes of Jello-each a different color.
Mix each with 1 c. boiling water when adding a layer
2 envelopes knox unflavored gelatin dissolved in1 c. boiling water.
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 cup cold water
Dissolve 1 small box of Jello in 1 cup boiling water and pour in a clear glass bowl or
9×13 pan. Mix white layer while this first layer sets up. After it is completely set pour
on 1/3 of the white mixture (about 1 cup). Continue adding layers letting each set
completely until all 4 colors alternated with three white layers have been added. Let
the jello mixed in the boiling water cool slightly before pouring it on the set layers. If
the white mixture starts to set up before you pour it on, put it in the microwave for a
minute and stir until smooth.
Choose colors of jello that match a holiday or season like red and green for
Christmas or red, white and blue for summer or the 4th of July.