Crown Jewel Dessert
This is also known as Stained Glass or Broken Glass. It was developed by a home
cook, R.J. Gatti, who sent the recipe to General Foods in 1955. It can be served
either as a salad or as a dessert.
- 3 (3 ounce) packages gelatin, in 3 contrasting, complementary
flavors and colors, as desired
- 1 (3 ounce) package lemon gelatin
- 1 cup hot pineapple juice
- 1 3/4 cups whipped topping or whipped cream
- Prepare the 3 gelatin flavors of your choice separately, using 1 cup boiling
water and 1/2 cup cold water for each.
- Pour into separate greased 8-inch square
pans and chill until set, about 4 hours.
- Cut each flavor into 1/2-inch cubes.
- Dissolve the lemon gelatin in the hot pineapple juice, and then add 1/2 cup cold
water. Keep in the mixing bowl and chill in the refrigerator until it starts to
set, which takes about 45 minutes.
- Blend the whipped topping or whipped cream with the partially set lemon gelatin.
- Fold in the gelatin cubes and pour into a greased 9-inch tube pan.
- Chill until firm,
at least 4 hours.
- Unmold and cut into slices.
Makes 10 to 12 servings.