Aunt Sallys Lemon Jello Step 7 with nuts
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Aunt Sally's 7 Up Lemon Jello

My Aunt Sally made this dish every holiday and now I do too!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Chill2 hrs
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: holiday, jello
Method: None
Skill Level: Intermediate
Servings: 12
Calories: 235kcal
Author: Marilyn Lesniak



  • 6 ounces Lemon Jello
  • 2 cups Boiling Water
  • 2 cups 7up or Sprite
  • 20 ounce Can Crushed Pineapple Drained Juice Reserved
  • 3 whole Banana's Sliced
  • 1 cup Mini Marshmallows

Pineapple Pudding Mousse:

  • 2 tablespoons All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 whole Egg Beaten
  • 1 cup Pineapple Juice
  • 3 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 nine oz cool whip

For Garnish:

  • Chopped Nuts and Maraschino Cherries Optional


  • Combine lemon Jello and boiling water. Stir until jello is dissolved. Add 7 up and stir until combined. Allow to partially set, about 45 minutes.
    Aunt Sallys Lemon Jello Step 1 jello, water, soda
  • Add bananas to jello mixture. Stir in crushed pineapple setting the juices aside. 
    Aunt Sallys Lemon Jello Step 2 pineapple, banana
  • Top with mini marshmallows. Let set in refrigerator and get firm. I let it sit an hour or two.
    Aunt Sallys Lemon Jello Step 3 marshamallows
  • While cooling, prepare the topping.

For Pineapple Pudding Mousse:

  • Combine flour and sugar in a medium sized pan and stir in egg. Slowly pour in pineapple juice while stirring until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat while stirring constantly. Allow to thicken. Remove from heat.
    Aunt Sallys Lemon Jello Step 4 egg, sugar, juice
  • Add butter and stir until the butter is melted.
    Aunt Sallys Lemon Jello Step 5 butter
  • Allow to cool 15 minutes or until room temperature. Refrigerate.
  • Fold cool whip into the cooled pudding mixture.
    Aunt Sallys Lemon Jello Step 6 whipped cream
  • Pour Pineapple Pudding Mousse mixture over the top of lemon jello. Cover and refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight.
    Aunt Sally's Lemon Jello
  • Garnish with chopped nuts and cherries if using and serve.
    Aunt Sallys Lemon Jello Step 7 with nuts



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Serving: 1(231 g) | Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg