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Sunshine Gelatin Salad

 Sunshine Gelatin Salad
In Hatley, Wisconsin, Sharon Kriesel offers this festive gelatin salad with a delightful creamy topping and plenty of fruit and marshmallows.
15 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling


  • 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free lemon gelatin
  • 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free orange gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1-1/2 cups cold water
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple
  • 3 medium firm bananas, chopped
  • 1/3 cup miniature marshmallows
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 2-1/2 cups whipped topping


  • In a large bowl, dissolve lemon and orange gelatin in boiling water.
  • Stir in cold water. Cover and refrigerate until partially set, about
  • 1-1/2 hours.
  • Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Add enough water to juice to
  • measure 1 cup.
  • Fold the bananas, marshmallows and pineapple into gelatin mixture.
  • Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Cover and refrigerate until firm.
  • In a small saucepan, combine sugar substitute and flour. Gradually
  • stir in pineapple juice mixture. Cook and stir over medium-high heat

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Sunshine Gelatin Salad (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes
  • longer. Remove from the heat.
  • Stir a small amount of hot filling into egg; return all to the pan,
  • stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir for 2
  • minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in butter until melted.
  • Cool to room temperature without stirring. Fold in whipped topping.
  • Spread over gelatin. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour
  • before cutting. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 109 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 49 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 starch.