Stained Glass Cake Recipe (Ideal for Summer!) ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ’–

So it was a week before hubby’s birthday and I was browsing through recipes and checking what would be an ideal cake suitable for this hot summer weather. I remember going through a recipe for a stained glass cake which looked really awesome and colorful! I did want the cake to be different and decided to go ahead with the recipe.

The cake was a bit tedious but well worth the effort, the cake was a hit with the birthday boy and family ๐Ÿ™‚

So basically this is not an actual cake but more like a pudding cake, a combination of cheesecake and pudding, which makes it deal for this summer! and plus the jello glass effect makes it look awesome! ๐Ÿ™‚

Stained Glass Cake

  • Servings: 4-6
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A creative stained glass effect cake.


  • 1 1/2 cups of crushed digestive biscuit
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted melted butter (slightly cooled)
  • 3 boxes of jello (lime, berry blue, strawberry)
  • 4 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 3/4 pineapple juice
  • 1 packet gelatin powder
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


First the Crust!

  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees
  • stir digestive crumbs, sugar and melted butter in a bowl (Should resemble wet sand)
  • Pour and press the mixed crumbs onto a 9 inch bottom of a round cake pan
  • Bake until edges are golden brown (12 -15 mins)
  • Keep onto a cooling rack to cool

Second the Jello!

  • In 3 separateย containers whisk each jello box with 1/2 cup boiling water
  • Refrigerate until set, for 4 hours
  • Once Jello is set, slice each jello into 1/2 inch cubes and keep chilled

For the cream filling!

  • Combine and whisk 1/4 cup pineapple juice and gelatin powder
  • Microwave the mixture for 40 seconds
  • Pour the microwaved mixture to the remaining pineapple juice
  • Using an electronic mixer, whip the heavy cream, vanilla, salt, and sugar until stiff peaks form.
  • Reduce speed to low and add in the pineapple juice mixture
  • To the cream mixture add the jello cubes and fold the mixture with a spatula

The final touch!

  • Pour the cream mixture with jello onto the biscuit base and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or for best results overnight!

This cake is sure to be a crowd-pleaser and a hit with the family! ๐Ÿ™‚ an ideal, refreshing and unique cake for a hot summer weather!


Thank you for reading!








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