Stained Glass Jello





Introduction: Stained Glass Jello

Stained glass Jell-O is a fun, festive treat for holidays and parties.  Choose colors to represent the theme!  Here I went with red white and blue - great for 4th of July, Bastille Day, or even a brief appearance in the World Cup.

This would  be great in colors to represent your school or favorite sports team.  I originally saw this idea on the great blog, Just Jenn

Step 1: Ingredients

You can make this with up to 4 different colors/flavors of Jell-O.
  • 4 small boxes (3 oz. each)  or 2 large boxes (6 oz. each) of Jell-O or store brand gelatin  (I used one box of 6oz. berry blue one 6 oz. box of cherry)
  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk)
  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin  (the box I used was marked Net Wt. 1 oz - don't know if that means each envelope is one ounce or the entire package is one ounce)
  • Water

Step 2: Make Jell-os (Jell-oes?)

Dissolve each small box of jello in one cup boiling water - large boxes each get two - in a container.  I used 9" square tupperware-type containers for the two large boxes.

Chill at least three hours, until firm.  I left them in the refrigerator overnight.  They give your fridge a nice fruity scent!

After chilling all of the flavors, cut them into small blocks.

Step 3: Cut It Up

Carefully mix up the cubes of jello in a 9"x13" pan, using your hands to gently toss the colors together.

Step 4: Make Milk Jello

In a separate bowl (larger than the first one I have pictured) measure 1/2 cup cold water.  Sprinkle 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin on top.  Let the gelatin "bloom" or thicken for a few minutes, and add 1 1/2  (one and a half) cups boiling water and dissolve.

Add the can of condensed milk. Stir and allow to cool to room temperature.

Step 5: Mix It Up

Pour cooled milk mixture over jello. If the milk gelatin isn't cool enough, it will cause the colors to run.  Sadness!

Step 6: Cut and Share

Chill overnight, and cut into blocks. The sweet milky gelatin elevates this fruity dessert to new heights. It's time to re-discover jello!

This treat can be kept for up to a week in the refrigerator.




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    I made a multi coloured one for the MIL. She loves jelly and loved this. It tasted sorta like jelly and cream. I used the old school Tupperware jelly ring! Twas YUM!


    Thanks for the great instructable! Just pulled mine out of the fridge and my kids love them!


    Awesome! Those look better than mine! :D

    Tried it out to take them to work eith me. Turns out fairly decent


    I made it for my grandkids, two weeks before Halloween Party. I used orange and lime Jello. Made it for the 4th of July, looking for something to add to the table.

    Can't wait to make it. Another fun Instructable. Thanks so much!!! :0)

    has anyone tried making this with say almond or rice milk? We can't have dairy or soy in our house.... hmmmm....

    OMG, I'm about to have the best Jello shots at a party EVAR.

    i made this. i will be posting a pic!