Goldilocks and the Strawberry Bear
This is the sweetest of desserts. Bear-shaped molds can be found in kitchenware stores or party supply houses. The dessert can also be prepared in individual dessert bowls.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 6
- 1 (6-ounce) package sugar-free, fat-free strawberry-flavored Jell-O
- 2 cups boiling water
- 1 1/2 cups cold water
- Bear-shaped molds
- 1 cup low-fat whipped topping
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 medium banana
- 1/2 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced
- Strawberries for garnish (optional)
In a medium bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in cold water.
Spoon gelatin into the bear faces, to fill them. Remove 2 cups of the prepared gelatin to another mixing bowl, and refrigerate. Chill the bear molds, and the larger bowl of gelatin, until gelatin is set.
When the larger bowl of gelatin is set, fold in whipped topping and vanilla.
Spoon whipped topping mixture into molds (on top of the bear gelatin) and refrigerate until set but not firm, about 15 minutes.
Slice banana, then add strawberry and banana slices to the top of the mold. Cover bears and chill until set completely, about 4 hours.
Unmold onto dessert plates. Garnish plates with strawberries, if desired.