4th of July Layered Jello Recipe

4th of July Layered Jello Recipe

How To Make 4th of July Layered Jello

Celebrate freedom with a dessert treat that screams red, white, and blue! This layered jello treat is the right blend of sweet and tangy. Try it at home.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 10 minutes



  • 1pkgred Jello
  • 1pkgblue Jello
  • 1pkgunflavoured Gelatin
  • 1cansweetened condensed milk
  • 1cupvodka,optional, if making *Vodka Jello
  • Whipped cream and silver balls,for decorating, if desired


  1. Place red Jello in a jug and add 1 cup of boiled water. Stir until crystals are dissolved. Add ¾ cups of cold water. Divide between cups.

  2. Refrigerate for 1 hour until mostly set.

  3. Sprinkle unflavored gelatin over ¼ cup of cold water, let stand for 1 minute. Add ¼ cup boiled water and stir until granules are dissolved.

  4. Add sweetened condensed milk and stir until smooth, then divide between glasses. Refrigerate 1 hour or until almost set.

  5. Repeat with blue Jello following step #1. Divide between glasses then refrigerate until fully set.

  6. Garnish with whipped cream and silver balls if desired, and serve!

Recipe Notes

  • *VODKA VERSION: Reduce water by ½ cup for the red and blue jello, and replace with vodka.


  • Calories: 386.82kcal
  • Fat: 6.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.93g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.74g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 58.20g
  • Sugar: 57.25g
  • Protein: 10.32g
  • Cholesterol: 24.35mg
  • Sodium: 197.13mg
  • Calcium: 205.98mg
  • Potassium: 268.05mg
  • Iron: 0.21mg
  • Vitamin A: 53.00µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.86mg
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