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Gelatin Parfaits

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Makes

6 servings

Here's a quick, airy dessert so versatile, you can whip it up for almost any season or holiday-just by varying the colors of gelatin you use. We filled this seasonal parfait with all the colors of the falling leaves. Pretty presentation for an autumn party! —Joyce Thompson, Bellingham, Washington

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 1 package (3 ounces) orange gelatin
  • 3 cups cubed pound cake (1-inch cubes)
  • 2-1/4 cups whipped topping
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 maraschino cherries with stems

Directions

  1. Prepare gelatins separately according to package directions. Pour into separate ungreased 9x5-in. pans. Refrigerate until set. Cut into 1-in. cubes.
  2. In each of six 1-1/2-cup parfait glasses or dessert dishes, layer 1/4 cup cake cubes, 1/3 cup cubed orange gelatin, 3 tablespoons whipped topping, 1/3 cup cubed lemon gelatin, 1/4 cup cake cubes and 3 tablespoons whipped topping. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over whipped topping. Top with a cherry.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 299 calories, 9g fat (7g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 156mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (42g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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