Brain Gelatin

Recipe by Roosie
READY IN: 10mins
YIELD: 1 brain


  • 2
    (6 ounce) boxes gelatin, mix any flavor (peach or watermelon give the best color)
  • 1 34
  • 34
    cup cold water
  • 9
    ounces fat-free evaporated milk (must be fat-free or it will curdle)
  • to make gray
  • 15
    drops red food coloring
  • 15
    drops green food coloring
  • 15
    drops blue food coloring


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