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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    10 mins

    5 mins

    5 mins

    Roosie's Note:

    For those lucky, lucky people with the brain-shaped molds for gelatin. Available on mcphee.com among other places. Time does not include refrigeration.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    brain

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    to make gray

    • 15 drops red food coloring
    • 15 drops green food coloring
    • 15 drops blue food coloring

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Before each use, wash the mold with warm soapy water and a soft cloth or sponge.
    2. 2
      Spray or smear the inside of the mold with a small amount of vegetable oil, then wipe out the excess.
    3. 3
      Put the gelatin mix in a large bowl and add the boiling water.
    4. 4
      Stir about two minutes until the mix is dissolved.
    5. 5
      Stir in the cold water.
    6. 6
      Stir in the evaporated milk and food coloring.
    7. 7
      Adjust coloring until it is the perfect pinkish-gray and stir.
    8. 8
      Pour the mixture in the brain mold, stopping about 1/4 inch from the top.
    9. 9
      Place the brain mold in a shallow bowl so it will sit level, and refrigerate overnight.
    10. 10
      To remove the brain, shake the mold gently until the gelatin loosens.
    11. 11
      Place a flat plate upside down over the open side of the mold, then flip the mold and the plate together.
    12. 12
      Lift the mold off, leaving the brain on the plate.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 20, 2006

      55

      This is such a fun recipe! I turn the mold onto a lettuce-lined plate and put gummy worms around and coming out the brain. I wonder why no one ever wants to eat it? :o) You can also make it a "bleeding" brain by putting in raspberry preserves in the center of the brain (fill halfway, chill, add preserves, chill and add remaining jello). Ewwww!!

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    • on October 26, 2014

      55

      Recipe worked beautifully! Did not have blue food coloring on hand so I used 15 drops red, 15 drops green and 5 drops black. Everyone was impressed but grossed out! :) Mission accomplished.

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    • on November 09, 2013

      55

      This recipe worked like a charm. The brain Jell-O came easily out of the mold. We used cherry Jell-O and didn't add the additional food coloring because we wanted that bright red look. For an extra touch, we added some gummy worms to the mold when it was partially set, and then surrounded the Jell-O brain with the extra gummy worms for that extra zing! Easily the coolest dish at the Halloween potluck.

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    Nutritional Facts for Brain Gelatin

    Serving Size: 1 (1231 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1326.1
     
    Calories from Fat 7
    76%
    Total Fat 0.8 g
    1%
    Saturated Fat 0.5 g
    2%
    Cholesterol 10.2 mg
    3%
    Sodium 972.0 mg
    40%
    Total Carbohydrate 29.1 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 29.1 g
    116%
    Protein 307.0 g
    614%

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