Jell-O Crown Jewel Dessert

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

This is such a delicious dessert to have for a family gathering - Do not add fresh kiwi to jelly as it will not set. Use your favorite flavours of Jell-o jelly powder to create your own flavour combination, if desired.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (85 g) packagejell-o strawberry jelly powder
  • 1 (85 g) packagejell-o lime jelly powder
  • 1 (85 g) packagejell-o tropical twists strawberry-kiwi jelly powder
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1 12 cups cold water
  • 1 (125 g) package ladyfingers, bakery style
  • 1 (500 ml) container Cool Whip, thawed


  1. Prepare strawberry and lime jelly powders separately, as directed on package, reducing cold water to 1/2 cup for each. Pour each into an 8-inch square pan. Chill until set, about 1 hour.
  2. Prepare strawberry-kiwi jelly powder as directed on package reducing cold water to 1/2 cup. Chill unitl thickened.
  3. Trim lady fingers about 1/4 inch from bottom end so they will stand. Line the sides of a 9-inch springform pan with ladyfingers.
  4. Fold topping into slightly thickened strawberry-kiwi jelly; gently fold in red and green jelly, cut into 1/2 inch cubes.
  5. Carefully spoon in to pan. Chill until firm, about 4 hours or overnight.

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