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  • 4 cups (950 ml) boiling water
  • 1 pkg. (8-serving size) JELL-O Brand Gelatin, any red flavor
  • 1 pkg. (8-serving size) JELL-O Brand Berry Blue Flavor Gelatin
  • 2 cups (475 ml) cold water
  • 1 pkg. (10-3/4 oz (301 grm).) frozen pound cake, thawed and cut into cubes (4 cups)
  • 1 tub (8 oz (224 grm).) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
  • 2 cups (475 ml) strawberries, sliced*
  • *Or use 3 medium bananas, sliced.
  • Stir 2 cups (475 ml) of the boiling water into each flavor of gelatin in separate bowls at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved.
  • Stir 1 cup (225 ml) cold water into each bowl.
  • Pour into separate 13 inch x 9 inch pans.
  • Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm.
  • Cut each pan into 1/2-inch cubes.
  • Place red gelatin cubes in 3-1/2-quart bowl or trifle bowl.
  • Layer with cake cubes, 1/2 of the whipped topping and strawberries.
  • Cover with blue gelatin cubes.
  • Garnish with remaining whipped topping.
  • Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until ready to serve.
  • Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.

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