Valentine Jello Hearts is a kid friendly dessert. If your family is anything like mine Valentine’s Day dinner is special. We either have their favorite easy recipes or try some new recipes. There are so many great red and pink desserts and heart shaped treats. We always have heart pancakes for breakfast because hearts must be abundant on this special day.
Valentine Jello Hearts
This Valentine’s Day recipe is simple enough kids will have fun assisting and showing off their creation. Now these may seem like typical jello desserts but it is not. This recipe includes more gelatin and sprite. I love that these hearts can be made ahead of time making one less thing to do at the last minute. Can there ever be too many valentines day treats? Check here for more Valentine’s Day recipes and crafts.
Just a few tips:
- If the Jello does not come out of the mold run a little hot water on the bottom and the hearts will slip out.
- Order a bite sized silicone heart jello mold delivered to your door.
- 2 envelopes (1/4 ounce each) Knox Unflavored gelatin
- 2 Tablespoons sugar
- 2 cups sprite
- 1¼ cups boiling water
- 1 (6 ounce) package black cherry Jello
- ¼ cup cold water
- Mix unflavored gelatin and sugar in a medium microwaveable bowl until blended. Stir in soda. Let stand 3 minutes or until gelatin is softened. Microwave on high 3 minutes or until gelatin and sugar are dissolved, stirring after each minutes. Pour into 8-inch square dish sprayed with cooking spray.
- Refrigerate 25-30 minutes or until set but not firm. Meanwhile add boiling water to flavored gelatin mixes in separate medium bowl; stir 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Cool 15 minutes.
- Pour flavored gelatin gently over clear gelatin layer in dish. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Cut into squares.