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Broken Glass Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Broken Glass Cake, by , is from Family Traditions, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Wednesday, July 30, 2008


1 package of each lemon, orange, lime, cherry raspberry or strawberry jello.
1 1/2 cup hot water for each jello package
1 envelope plain unflavored gelatin (knox)
1/4 cup cold water
1 cup hot pineapple juice
2 cups heavy cream, whipped
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

2 dozen graham crackers or cinnamon crisps.
1/2 cup soft butter
If using graham crackers add 1/2 cup sugar.
recipe call for 4 colors, but 5 can be used

Dissolve each flavor jello with 1 1/2 cup hot water and let set in cake pans. When set, cut into 1/2 inch cubes or strips. Soften plain gelatin in cold water, dissolve in hot pineapple juice. Cool and fold into the whipped cream into which you have beaten sugar and vanilla. Blend the colored jello cubes carefully into the pineapple cream mixture. Turn into spring cake form pan. Line with 2/3 of the cracker mixture. Top with remaining crumbs.

Chill for 6-12 hours.




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