Great Snow Castle

4  Ratings
  • 45 min prep
  • 5 hr 45 min total
  • Makes 12 servings.

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Great Snow Castle Recipe


  • 1 pkg. (298 g) frozen prepared pound cake, thawed, cut lengthwise into 8 thin slices
  • 2 pkg. (85 g each) Jell-O Berry Blue Jelly Powder
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 2 cups Cool Whip Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
  • 1 pkg. (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 ice cream cones
  •  colourful candy for decorating


  • Line  a 9-inch square pan with plastic wrap. Arrange cake slices on bottom and up sides of pan. Set aside.
  • Dissolve  jelly powder in boiling water, stirring for 2 min. Add ice cubes; stir until jelly is slightly thickened. Remove any unmelted ice. Add 1 cup of the whipped topping; stir with wire whisk until well blended. Refrigerate 15 min.
  • Meanwhile,  beat instant pudding and milk in large bowl. Stir in remaining whipped topping. Refrigerate.
  • Pour  jelly mixture into cake-lined pan. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 4 hours or until firm.
  • To  unmold, place square serving plate on top of pan and invert. Peel off plastic wrap. Refrigerate until ready to serve. About 20 to 30 min. before serving time, spread instant pudding mixture onto dessert. Decorate with ice cream cones and candies to resemble a castle. Cut out a piece to make a door.

Recipe Tips

How To Dissolve Gelatin For easy dissolving of jelly powder, use a rubber spatula to stir and dissolve. This should take about 2 minutes.


Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 279 
  • Total fat 7.6 g
  • Sodium 291 mg
  • Carbohydrate 51 g
  • Dietary fibre 0.3 g
  • Protein 3.2 g
  • Vitamin A 2 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 4 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV