This dessert is as pretty as a flower for good reason: It's made with beautiful plums—and dried hibiscus flowers!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
3-3/4 cups water, divided
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Lemon Flavor Gelatin
2 plums (1 red and 1 black)
1 cup dried hibiscus flowers
2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Cherry Flavor Gelatin
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Let's Make It
Bring 1 cup water to boil. Add to lemon gelatin mix; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Pour 1/4 cup gelatin into 2-qt. glass bowl sprayed with cooking spray. Refrigerate 15 min. or until slightly thickened.
Cut plums in half; remove pits. Cut plums into thin slices, leaving slices connected at 1 end of each plum. Place, cut sides down, on work surface; flatten slightly to fan slices. Arrange over lemon gelatin in bowl; cover with remaining dissolved gelatin. Refrigerate 15 min. or until gelatin is set but not firm.
Meanwhile, bring 2 cups of the remaining water to boil; pour over flowers in bowl. Stir; cover. Let stand 5 min. Strain liquid, reserving liquid; press flowers to remove excess liquid. Discard flowers. Add cherry gelatin mixes to reserved liquid; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in remaining water. Refrigerate 15 min. or until cooled.
Pour cherry gelatin over lemon gelatin. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm. Unmold just before serving.
If the reserved hibiscus liquid is not hot enough to completely dissolve the cherry gelatin mixes, microwave the liquid and gelatin mixes on HIGH 1 min. or until gelatin is completely dissolved, stirring after 30 sec.
Dessert can be stored in refrigerator up to 24 hours before serving.
Serve topped with thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fiber 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.