Mandarin Mousse Mold

This is a creamy citrus mold to serve as a salad or dessert.

  • Prep time 15 min

  • Total time 4 hr 45 min

  • Servings 12

  • Calories per serving 122

Nutrition facts

You will need

  • 1-1/2

    cups boiling water

  • 1

    pkg. (8-serving size) or 2 pkg. (4-serving size) orange or mango flavor gelatin

  • 1

     cup cold water

  • 1

    can (11 or 15 oz.) DOLE® Mandarin Oranges, drained

  • 1

     tub (8 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided


  • 1

    Stir boiling water into gelatin in large bowl 2 minutes until completely dissolved.

  • 2

    Stir in cold water. Place mandarin oranges into 6-cup mold; spoon 2 cups gelatin mixture into mold over oranges. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until set, but not firm (should stick to finger and mound).

  • 3

    Meanwhile, refrigerate remaining gelatin mixture about 30 minutes or until slightly thickened (consistency of unbeaten egg whites). Stir in 2 cups of the whipped topping with wire whisk until smooth. Pour over gelatin layer in mold.

  • 4

    Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm. Unmold. Garnish with remaining whipped topping. Store leftover gelatin mold in refrigerator.

    Unmolding: Dip mold in warm water for about 15 seconds. Gently pull gelatin from around edges with moist fingers. Place moistened serving plate on top of mold. Invert mold and plate; holding mold and plate together, shake slightly to loosen. Gently remove mold and center gelatin on plate.

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