Seven Layer Gelatin Salad


Don't wait until the last minute to make this recipe. Each layer has to set before the next one is added.

close up view of a pile of rainbow Seven Layer Gelatin Salad pieces garnished with whipped toping on a platter
Prep Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Additional Time:
5 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs 25 mins
1 - 9x13 inch dish


  • 7 (3 ounce) packages assorted fruit flavored Jell-O® mix

  • 4 ½ cups boiling water, divided

  • 4 ½ cups cold water, divided

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk, divided

  • 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed


  1. Coat a 9x13 inch dish with cooking spray.

  2. Dissolve one package of gelatin in 3/4 cup boiling water. Stir in 3/4 cup cold water. Spoon into pan and refrigerate until almost set, 45 minutes.

  3. Dissolve another package of gelatin in 1/2 cup boiling water. Stir in 1/2 cup cold water and 1/2 cup evaporated milk. Spoon over first layer and refrigerate until almost set, 45 minutes.

  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until all gelatin is used. Just before serving, top with whipped topping.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

189 Calories
4g Fat
35g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 189
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 106mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 66mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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