Great Snow Castle

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

Great Snow Castle Recipe


  • 1 pkg. (12 oz.) prepared pound cake, cut lengthwise into 8 thin slices
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 pkg. (3 oz. each) berry-blue flavored gelatin
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
  • 4 COMET Cups
  • 24 small blue chewy fruit snacks
  • 24 blue jelly beans


  • Line  9-inch square pan with plastic wrap. Arrange cake slices on bottom and up sides of pan. Add boiling water to gelatin mixes in large bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Add ice cubes; stir until gelatin is slightly thickened. Remove any unmelted ice. Whisk in 1 cup COOL WHIP until well blended. Refrigerate 15 min.
  • Pour  gelatin mixture into cake-lined pan; cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm.
  • Unmold  dessert onto plate; remove plastic wrap. Frost dessert with remaining COOL WHIP. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Decorate with ice cream cones and candies to resemble a castle.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseHave fun with your kids by preparing this fun treat together. One serving of this dessert is sure to hit the spot when served with a cold glass of fat-free milk.

Fun IdeaMake pennants using toothpicks and construction paper to place on top of each ice cream cone turret. If desired, cut out a 2-inch square from middle of one of the cake sides for the front of the castle.


Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 270 
    • Total fat 9 g
    • Saturated fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 65 mg
    • Sodium 190 mg
    • Carbohydrate 44 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 34 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 4 %DV
    • Vitamin C 15 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 2 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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