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Green Flop Jell-O

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


16 servings

Updated: Oct. 23, 2022
Get ready for fluffy lemon-lime goodness. My family calls it "flop Jell-O" because most of the time a clear gelatin layer that tastes like lemon-lime soda falls to the bottom of the dish. Try it with any flavor gelatin! —Michelle Gauer, Spicer, Minnesota
Green Flop Jell-O Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups lemon-lime soda
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) lime gelatin
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups lemon-lime soda, chilled
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed


  1. Microwave 2 cups soda on high until hot, 1-2 minutes. Place hot soda and gelatin in a blender; cover and process until gelatin is dissolved. Add cream cheese; process until blended.
  2. Transfer to a large bowl; stir in chilled soda. Whisk in whipped topping. Pour into a 3-qt. trifle bowl or glass bowl. Refrigerate, covered, until firm, about 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 159 calories, 7g fat (6g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 62mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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