I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Layered Jello Salad

If you find jello salad's a little on the boring side, give this one a try.   Easy to make, but give yourself plenty of time to make it.  I make it the day before I need it.

        with whip cream & raspberries

(serves 12)

*1 (3 ounce) package strawberry jello
*2 cups warm water
*1 1/2 packages unflavored gelatin
*1/2 cup cold water
*1 cup light cream
*1 cup white sugar
*2 cups sour cream
*1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
*1 (3 ounce) package raspberry jello
*1 cup boiling water
*1 small can blueberries
*small container of whip cream (optional)
*1 cup raspberries (optional)

~Dissolve strawberry jello in 2 cups warm water.
~Chill in large glass bowl until set.
~Soak unflavored gelatin in 1/2 cup cold water.
~Heat light cream and sugar, stirring until sugar dissolves.
~Remove from heat and add unflavored gelatin, stirring until dissolved.
~Set aside to cool.
~Once cooled, add sour cream and vanilla extract.
~Let stand several minutes.
~Pour over the layer of set strawberry  jello.
~Return to fridge until second layer sets.
~Dissolve raspberry jello in 1 cup boiling water.
~Fold in blueberries.
~Chill until slightly thickened.
~Pour over second chilled second layer.
~Chill until firm.
~Top with whip cream, if desired.
~Put a few raspberries over on top of whip cream, and serve. 

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