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My childhood is full of holiday memories that include my Grandma Doerman’s custard lime Easter jello recipe. But, I remember it especially on Easter with ham and homemade rolls. I’ve carried on the tradition, serving it on Easter at our house each year. But, really, it’s fabulous anytime. Even for breakfast. The morning after. 

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Check me out rocking that awesome denim jumper next to Grandma D. This was on the Sunday I was baptised.

Grandma Doerman’s Custard Lime Jello

  • 1 large box lime jello
  • 1/2 can crushed pineapple (drain and reserve juice)

Mix jello according to box. Add crushed pineapple and poured into a 9/13 pan. Chill until firm.

  • 1 package of Dream Whip (found near the jello section in the supermarket)
  • 1 box of cream cheese

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Beat Dream Whip according to package directions. Add cream cheese. Spread the cream cheese mixture on top of the firmed jello.

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  • Combine pineapple juice and water to make 1 cup
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbls. flour
  • 1 1/2 Tbls. lemon juice
  • 1 cup sugar

Make custard on the same day the jello is served. Mix the above ingredients and and cook over medium heat until thick. Cool and spread over the cream cheese layer.

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Custard Lime Jello
Yields 12
Lime jello with pineapple, topped with a sweet custard.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 large box lime jello
  2. 1/2 can crushed pineapple (drain and reserve juice)
  3. 1 package of Dream Whip (found near the jello section in the supermarket)
  4. 1 box of cream cheese
  5. 1 cup reserved pineapple juice, add water if needed
  6. 2 eggs
  7. 2 Tbls. flour
  8. 1 1/2 Tbls. lemon juice
  9. 1 cup sugar
Instructions
  1. Mix jello according to box. Add drained crushed pineapple and poured into a 9/13 pan. Chill until firm.
  2. Beat Dream Whip according to package directions. Add cream cheese.
  3. Spread the cream cheese mixture on top of the firmed jello.
  4. Make custard on the same day the jello is served. Mix pineapple juice, eggs, flour, lemon juice and sugar,and cook over medium heat until thick. Cool and spread over the cream cheese layer.
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