Introduction: Easy Jell-O Ice Cream Dessert

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I learned about this trick with Jell-O when I was living in the high desert of Western Nevada.

It's pretty delicious and incredibly simple to make. Plus, who doesn't like frozen treats in the summer? Yum!

Step 1: Ingredients

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Step 2: Mix Jell-O

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I couldn't find a small packet of Raspberry Jell-O, so I measured out half the packet on a kitchen scale. It was a little bit less than a half cup. *****REVISION USE ALL 6 OZ OF JELLO! IT COMES OUT WAY BETTER!*****

I heated up a little more than a cup of water in the microwave, and stirred the gelatin into the water.

Step 3: Mix Ice Cream

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Allow the ice cream to soften for 30 minutes before this step.

Once the ice cream is soft, place it in a metal mixing bowl and mash it with a whisk or a potato masher. Slowly mix in the hot gelatin mixture with the ice cream.

Step 4: Add Fruit.

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This part is fun. Pick up the raspberries and squish them in your hands.

Give it a quick stir to coat all the raspberries and then let it sit for about 3 minutes.

Step 5: Pour Into Pan

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I like to use glass or ceramic baking dishes for this dessert - they hold the cold in a little bit better than a metal square pan could.

Step 6: Freeze

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This generally takes a little more than an hour to set-up. But once its firm to the touch, it's pretty much ready.

Step 7: Serve!

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If you let this freeze long enough, it stays pretty solid. It's easy to serve with just a knife, and goes fast. It's a great frozen treat in the summer, and you can try all different kinds of fruits and Jell-O flavors.



I'm totally going to try this with orange flavored jello!


22cprinzbach (author)2017-03-12

wow I am gonna try this but does it have to have berries because I don't like chewy things in my desserts

Trask River Productions (author)2016-12-14

Looks amazing!

TravelingBlogBum (author)2014-07-20

I tried this recipe twice. I made a strawberry and a cherry version. I didn't care for either. It's so easy to make you should try it, but I just prefer the ice cream. It reminded me of eating strawberry or cherry flavored cool whip with a spoon.

I am ammending the recipe - I started using the whole Jello packet, and it comes out way better!

banyouk (author)2014-09-08

Delicious Recipe...... ^___^

jmissavage83 (author)2014-06-27

this also very neat if you pour into silicone popsicle molds

Passion Make (author)2014-06-25

Delicious Recipe.!

patsheldon (author)2014-06-25

haha cool! pardon the pun ;p ;)

HollyMann (author)2014-06-25

yes please! Yum!

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2014-06-25

This is like amazingly delicious!

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