Here’s a project that I really thought would fit the “Pinterest fail” category — you know, where you see the pictures and then try it at home and realized you’ve wasted forty dollars in ingredients and two hours of work. This project was so successful that we laughed and giggled. Then we invited over a few people to offer them some and they laughed and giggled. Then we made the video below and laughed and giggled more.
You may wonder why you should even bother with this project. Really, it’s a gelatin dessert that could be made more easily in parfait dishes. Indeed, it can. Gelatin in little glass dishes have never caused anyone in this house to giggle and so whether you try this project may depend on if you need a giggle or two in your household.
This is a simple project, really, but there are a couple of points that will keep you from entering that “fail” category:
Watch the video for step-by-step instructions and grab the recipe below.
This is the recipe that landed inside our watermelons:
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