Lemon-Pineapple Dessert Squares

Light and luscious in both taste and texture, this dessert is perfect for any occasion.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 18

Ingredients

2
boxes (4-serving size each) lemon-flavored gelatin
1 1/2
cups boiling water
1
can (20 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, well drained, liquid reserved
1
container (12 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed
1
round angel food cake (9 or 10 inch)
2
cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 In large bowl, mix gelatin and boiling water until gelatin is completely dissolved. In 2-cup measuring cup, mix reserved pineapple liquid and enough cold water to make 2 cups. Stir into gelatin mixture. Refrigerate until thickened but not set, about 45 minutes.
  • 2 Stir pineapple into thickened gelatin mixture. With rubber spatula, fold in 3 cups of the whipped topping.
  • 3 Tear angel food cake into 1-inch pieces, placing half of the pieces in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Spoon half of gelatin mixture evenly over cake pieces. Repeat layers. Cover tightly with plastic wrap; refrigerate until set, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Cut dessert into serving pieces; place on dessert plates. Top each with about 2 tablespoons strawberries and about 1 tablespoon remaining whipped topping.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    250mg
    250%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    31g
    31%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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