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Pastel Rainbow Gelatin Cups


  • 3.75 cups water (divided use)

  • 5x3oz assorted gelatin flavoured color packages, like purple, blue, pink, yellow, and green

OR if using gelatin powder:

  • 1.875oz gelatin powder, 7.5oz sugar + 5 food colours + flavouring (divided use)

  • 1.25 cups milk (divided use)

  • 2.5 cups vanilla yogurt (divided use)

  • Whipped cream (for topping)

  • Décor (for topping)


  • Set 12 glasses on a baking sheet or lightly spray a cake or Bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray.

  • Use one 3-oz gelatin package or (¾ tbsp powdered gelatin + 3tbsp sugar + food colour + flavour), ¾ cup boiling water, ¼ cup milk, and ½ cup vanilla yogurt for each layer.

  • Pour each 3-oz package of gelatin into its own medium bowl or the gelatin powder, sugar, colour and flavour

  • Add ¾ cup boiling water to each bowl, and whisk well until dissolved.

  • Cool to room temperature

  • Add ¼ cup of milk & ½ cup of vanilla yogurt to the bowl

  • Whisk well, until smooth & creamy.

  • Divide evenly between glasses, using about 2tbsp per glass or pour the entire contents into the bottom of the pan.

  • Place the tray of glasses into refrigerator to set, for about 15 minutes or freezer 8 minutes

  • Note that the timing might be slightly different if you are using a cake or Bundt pan.

  • Once the first layer is set, make sure that the gelatin for the second layer is room temperature, then whisk in the milk and yogurt.

  • Pour the second color on top of the first, and chill again for 15 minutes, until mostly set.

  • Continue to repeat this process with the remaining 3 colors.

  • After all 5 colors have been layered, refrigerate the cups for 4 hours

  • Top with whipped cream, and décor

  • Refrigerate up to 5 days covered.

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