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Fat Tuesday Jello Cups

Mardi Gras is a week long celebration, in New Orleans, that culminates on Fat Tuesday! It is known as “The Greatest FREE Show On Earth” and is definitely a spectacle to behold! However, if you can make it down to New Orleans, at least you can celebrate with a Mardi Gras recipe, like my Fat Tuesday Jello Cups!

Mardi Gras is a week long celebration, in New Orleans, that culminates on Fat Tuesday! It is known as "The Greatest FREE Show On Earth" and is definitely a spectacle to behold! However, if you can make it down to New Orleans, at least you can celebrate with a Mardi Gras recipe, like my Fat Tuesday Jello Cups!

Mardi Gras Recipe: Fat Tuesday Jello Cups

Normally, you hear about people eating King Cake and “finding the baby” on Fat Tuesday, but I decided to change it up a little bit. This Mardi Gras recipe is completely kid-friendly! (But, I won't judge you if you turn it into an adult only layered dessert. *wink wink*)

Making the Fat Tuesday Jello Cups:

You'll need:

Using lime, grape and lemon jello will make this Mardi Gras recipe the perfect colors!
  • Lime, Grape and Lemon Jello. (You can substitute sugar-free as well)
  • 6 clear, plastic cups.
  • Whipped Cream
  • Colored Sprinkles or Candies. (I used Sprees, but you could use skittles)

Layering this Mardi Gras recipe:

This Mardi Gras recipe is all about the layering.

Prepare the Grape Jello according to the instructions on the package, pour it into the 6 cups equally and then, chill in the fridge for 2 hours.

Prepare the Lemon Jello according to the instructions on the package, pour it into the 6 cups equally and then, chill in the fridge for 2 hours.

Prepare the Grape Jello according to the instructions on the package, pour it into the 6 cups equally and then, chill in the fridge for 2 hours.

This Mardi Gras recipe is all about the layering.

Once they are completely layered and chilled. You can take them out of the fridge, top them with some whipped cream and candies and then, you can serve them to your Mardi Gras Patrons!

This Mardi Gras recipe is all about the layering.
Normally, you hear about people eating King Cake and "finding the baby" on Fat Tuesday, but I decided to change it up a little bit. This Mardi Gras recipe is completely kid-friendly! (But, I won't judge you if you turn it into an adult only layered dessert. *wink wink*)

Fat Tuesday Jello Cups

Course Dessert
Keyword holiday treat, jello, layered dessert, theme recipe
Prep Time 6 hours
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 box Grape Jello
  • 1 box Lemon Jello
  • 1 box Lime Jello
  • 6 clear plastic cups
  • Whipped Cream
  • Colored Candies or Sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Grape Jello according to the instructions on the package, pour it into the 6 cups equally and then, chill in the fridge for 2 hours.
  2. Prepare the Lemon Jello according to the instructions on the package, pour it into the 6 cups equally and then, chill in the fridge for 2 hours.

  3. Prepare the Lime Jello according to the instructions on the package, pour it into the 6 cups equally and then, chill in the fridge for 2 hours.

  4. Take them out of the fridge, top them with some whipped cream and candies.

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