Seven-Layer Gelatin Salad

READY IN: 48hrs
Recipe by Chef on the coast

The first time I made this my kids were in awe. They loved the colors. I took it to a church potluck and it was gone really quick. The recipe takes time as the jello layers need to set - however the presentation is very nice. I think this is a TOH recipe.

Top Review by Legna

My family has been making this for years & it's always at hit! It does take awhile to make it, but it's definitely worth it. It's good with any flavor combinations.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl, dissolve on package of gelatin in 3/4 cup boiling water.
  2. Add 3/4 cup cold water; stir.
  3. Pour carefully into 13x9 inch dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. Refrigerate until almost set, about 40 minutes.
  4. In a bowl, dissolve another package of gelatin in 1/2 cup boiling water. Add 1/2 cup cold water and 1/2 cup evaporated milk.
  5. Stir. Spoon over first layer.
  6. Refrigerate until almost set, about 40 minutes.
  7. Repeat 5 times, alternating plain gelatin with creamy gelatin, refrigerating 40 minutes between layers.
  8. Just before serving, spread top with whipped topping.
  9. Garnish with mint and fresh fruit if desired.

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