Broken Glass Jello Bundt - Day #24 of Food Librarian's I Like Big Bundts 3

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Broken Glass Jello Bundt - I Like Big Bundts 2011
 Broken Glass Jello Bundt
I Like Big Bundts - Day #24

It's the last Wednesday of the Bundt adventure! Welcome to Day #24 of I Like Big Bundts...only 6 more days until National Bundt Day on November 15th.

Today, I bring you the Broken Glass Jello Bundt. Um, this is the easiest bundt I've ever made and I had people in the library jumping up and down. This is a winner!

Broken Glass Jello Bundt - I Like Big Bundts 2011
Let me stress this again. Broken Glass Jello is the easiest thing to make…and it gets the biggest “wows”! Everyone thought it took a long time to make…but it really only takes MINUTES. Some recipes require a ton of elements (cake, filling, frosting, etc) but this? Forgetaboutit. It just takes a day to plan it out.

Broken Glass Jello Bundt - I Like Big Bundts 2011
What are you going to make for National Bundt Day?!?

I Like Big Bundts 3 Logo by JustJennDesigns I Like Big Bundts 3
Bake a bundt for National Bundt Day on November 15th! Then submit a photo or blog post by November 24, 2011 and I'll send you a 1 1/4" button for baking along with me! The submission info can be found here!

Broken Glass Jello Bundt collage
I made the same Broken Glass Jello recipe except I added an extra package of Knox to the “milk” mixture. I knew this bundt would stand taller than my normal 9 x 13 pan of broken glass jello so the extra gelatin gave it a little more firmness.

Broken Glass Bundt collage 2
I made the 4 colors in the morning (about 10 minutes of work to dissolve packaged Jello in water) and popped it into the refrigerator. When I got home from work, I dissolved the unflavored gelatin in cold water, added boiling water to dissolve and then poured in a can of condensed milk. Yes, my kitchen tools were a bowl, spoon and can opener. Easy Peasy. While I was cooking dinner, I let the mixture cool off (don’t pour hot milk mixture on the colored jello or you’ll get a crazy hot melted mixture). Then I cut the colored jello into blocks – uneven blocks are totally fine! Grease the Bundt pan with a little canola oil then wipe out most of it…just want to give it a little lubricant to get out of the pan later. The blocks go into the bowl in a colorful manner…it’s like playing with stained glass jello pieces! The milk mixture follows and you are done. If I were making the 9 x 13 broken glass jello, I would carefully remove the bubbles on top for a nicer finish…however, the beauty of the bundt is that it gets inverted! Whoo hoo. Just cover with some plastic wrap, put it in the refrig and watch your DVR while things firm up in the fridge overnight! J

Broken Glass Jello Bundt - I Like Big Bundts 2011
Remember, you can change up the Jello colors to fit the seasons, party or game. I've made Christmas Jello and Lakers Jello... next up blue and gold UCLA Bruin Jello! :)

See you tomorrow for another Bundt! - mary the food librarian

Recap of I Like Big Bundts 3:
Day #1: Buttercake Bakery's Marble Bundt Cake
Day #2: Lemon Bliss Bundt
Day #3: Double-Chocolate Bundt Cake with Ganache Glaze
Day #4: Spice Bundt Cake with Brown Butter Vanilla Bean Glaze
Day #5: Gingery Pumpkin Breakfast Bundt
Day #6: Maida Heatter's Budapest Coffee Cake Bundt
Day #7: Dark Chocolate Bundt
Day #8: Banana Chocolate Chip Bundt
Day #9: Apple Spice Bundt
Day #10: Pumpkin Spice Bundt
Day #11: Doll Bundt Cake
Day #12: Light Chocolate Bundt with Coffee Glaze
Day #13: Spiced Cranberry Bundt
Day #14: Brown Sugar Bundt
Day #15: Buried Alive Bundt Cake
Day #16: Leftover Halloween Candy Bundt
Day #17: Lemon Bundt Cake
Day #18: Ultimate Streusel Bundt Cake
Day #19: Vanilla Bean Bundt Cake with Strawberries
Day #20: Chocolate & Zucchini Bundt
Day #21: Rice Krispies Bundt
Day #22: Tomato Soup Bundt
Day #23: Cinnamon Chocolate Bundt

Recipe: Click here for printable recipe (for the basic Broken Glass). 
This bundt used 3 envelopes of Knox gelatin instead of 2 envelopes.

Bundt Pan: Traditional 12-cup Bundt Pan
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garlutti said... [Reply to comment]

Que preciosidad de combinaci├│n gusta mucho el colorido en los postres ..GENIAL BSSSMARIMI

GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart said... [Reply to comment]

How fun and so beautiful and festive! I want to do this too. Thank you!

Patricia @ ButterYum said... [Reply to comment]

What a fun bundt!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

WHOA, so pretty and fun!!!!

Katrina said... [Reply to comment]

You are the queen of that Jello! Perfect in a bundt! I posted a bundt today! Gearing up.....

The Path Traveled said... [Reply to comment]

Love it, love it, love it! A must holiday make!

Mrsblocko said... [Reply to comment]

This is so fun and cheerful. It's totally gloomy, cold, rainy and miserable where I am today. I'd happily accept a plate of this with a smile and I don't even particularly like jello.

Wendy said... [Reply to comment]

My Hawaiian grandma makes this jello and it's always a big hit. I love that you made it a bundt jello. It's so pretty in bundt form.

caroline said... [Reply to comment]

Your bundts are getting more and more creative! I love it!

RecipeGirl said... [Reply to comment]

SO fun! Love this!

Shannon said... [Reply to comment]

That is a beautiful bundt!

Shannon said... [Reply to comment]

That is a beautiful bundt!

Lauren @ Lawfully Wedded Wife said... [Reply to comment]

WOW--this is so fun and whimsical looking! I can't stop looking at the pictures! Beautiful!

meghan @ scratch-made wife said... [Reply to comment]

I just had to make myself Knox Blox the other day - for no reason at all except I wanted 'em! I'm not sure where the craving came from, but I think I'm gonna have to make this bundt now. It looks so impressive. I love it! I wonder what my Thanksgiving guests will think about it.

Nancy/n.o.e said... [Reply to comment]

This bundt is the prettiest thing ever!! Might have to give it a whirl.

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

pretty and easy...what could be better than that! i'll bet the ucla one would look awesome!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

you are awesome!! what a brilliant, beautiful and tasty jello bundt. i can't wait to give this recipe a go in my own kitchen. thank you!

beyondkimchee said... [Reply to comment]

So pretty...
I love your blog!

Lauren @ hey, who cut the cheese? said... [Reply to comment]

This is so pretty! It looks like stained glass, to me. I have to confess, every time I read "I like big bundts" on someone's blog, I giggle a little...

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

I've got the jello in the fridge. Cannot wait to finish it tomorrow!!

Nisha said... [Reply to comment]

WHOA! I've never seen anything like this before, so colorful, so catchy! Came across your page right now via Easycooking's post about your blog, and so glad I did! It's amazing to see your passion about baking & your collection of bundt pans!!!
~ Your happy follower!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Awesome and it was really easy to make. My only question is how to get it out of the bundt pan. I know it is silly but I am a little scared to try and invert and the jello sticking to the sides. Any suggestions???

The Food Librarian said... [Reply to comment]

@Anonymous To Anonymous (Re: Depanning): I prepped the bundt with a tiny bit of canola oil (and wiped out 99% of it). Then to invert, I ran some hot water on the outside of the pan. You can also heat a towel up (with hot running water) and lay that against the side of the pan. Don't let it go to long...or you'll start to melt it. You do hold your breath! :) - mary

Mary Beth said... [Reply to comment]

You are a genius! Nice to have something happy to see in my morning browsing/newspaper reading. A FB friend posted a twitter link to your blog and I am a lot happier reading it right now than my husband who is reading the news! But this broken glass bundt is just lovely. Thank you for a little beauty, a little happiness to begin the day. I am not a jello fan but this recipe could be a game changer. Keep up the great job with your blog. It is really terrific.

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Thank you for this! It's Christmas Eve afternoon. I've already made the jello flavors but was unsure if using a bunt pan for this recipe would work. I'm so glad I found this. By the way, today is my dad's birthday and I was wanting to make this especially for him. He turns 80 today!

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