Mexican Flag Jello


Mexican Flag Jello

Designed to look like the flag of Mexico, this sweet desserts recipe is the perfect ending for your next fiesta. This easy Mexican dessert recipe is layers upon layers of deliciousness.


For all the healthy Mexican recipes you would ever need, download the 40 Healthy Easy Mexican Recipes Free eCookbook


  • 1 envelope unflavored sugar free gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 5 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup sugar substitute, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest, divided
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 3/4 cup almonds, slivered and toasted
  • Green and red food coloring




  1. Soften gelatin in cold water, then dissolve over hot water.
  2. Add to egg whites in large bowl. Beat until they form thick, white foam.
  3. Add 3/4 cup of sugar, one tablespoon at a time, sprinkling each spoonful over 1 minute.
  4. When whites hold soft, curving peaks, add 1/2 teaspoon of the almond extract and 1/4 teaspoon of the lemon peel; beat in thoroughly.
  5. Divide in thirds; tint one pastel green and one pink and leave one white.
  6. Drop by alternate spoonfuls in mold or pour layers. Chill 2-6 hours.



  1. In top of double boiler, blend thoroughly the egg yolks, sugar, milk and remaining 1/4 teaspoon lemon peel.
  2. Cook, stirring constantly, over gently simmering water until mixture thickens enough to coat back of metal spoon.
  3. Add 1/4 teaspoon almond extract and slivered almonds. Set in pan in cold water and stir to cool.
  4. Cover and chill. It will be a thin custard. Serve over portions of gelatin mold.


Your Recently Viewed Recipes

Leave a Comment


Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Close Window