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Broken-glass Cake

Author/Submitted by: Source: "Culinary SOS", The Los Angeles Times, 2/27/92. Posted by Karen Mintzias
Servings: 16
Categories: Cakes / Desserts

1 1/2  cups  Graham cracker crumbs
1/3  cup  Butter or margarine, melted
3  ounces  Orange gelatin powder
3  ounces  Cherry gelatin powder
3  ounces  Lime gelatin powder
3  cups  Boiling water
2  cups  Cold water
1  cup  Pineapple juice
1/4  cup  Sugar
3  ounces  Lemon gelatin powder
2  cups  Whipping cream

1. Combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter and press into bottom of 9" springform pan. Set aside.

2. Prepare orange, cherry and lime gelatin separately, using 1 cup boiling water and 1/2 cup cold water for each. Pour each flavor gelatin into 8" square pan and chill until firm. When firm, cut each gelatin into 1/2" cubes.

3. Mix pineapple juice and sugar and heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Dissolve lemon gelatin in hot juice, then add remaining 1/2 cup water. Chill until slightly thickened.

4. Whip cream until stiff and blend with lemon-pineapple gelatin. Fold in orange, cherry and lime gelatin cubes. Pour into crumb-lined pan. Chill at least 5 hours.

5. Run knife or spatula between sides of dessert and remove sides of pan before serving.

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