Sunrise Salad

Sunrise Salad


"Growing up, this was the favorite Jello salad in my family. It looks very pretty in a crystal or glass bowl! It was a Christmas and Thanksgiving favorite."


20 m servings 161 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 161 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 8.1 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 21g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 58 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a bowl, pour boiling water over gelatin, stirring to dissolve. Stir in frozen strawberries until thawed. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, stir lemon juice into mashed banana. Stir banana mixture into gelatin, and mix in sour cream. Pour into serving bowl, cover, and refrigerate overnight, or until set.
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  1. 30 Ratings


Note to previous reviewer: This is my family's recipe and I wanted to say that I actually like the little pockets of sour cream in this jello salad! So I don't mix it to totally melt the sour cr...

I thought this was great! we loved the yummy strawberry flavor. I think next time I might try making it with yogurt instead of sour cream to lighten it a bit. Thanks Tan for a great recipe!

i dont know why this recipe doesnt have more reviews, people must not make a lot of jello my family LOVES jello and they LOVE this recipe i did alter it a bit, i use 1 cup of sour cream instead ...

I've made this dish twice now and we love it! I actually mixed everything in the blender and it turned out fantastic! Thank you for sharing.

Refreshing! My 2 yr. old doesn't like the jiggly texture of jello yet, but loves this, since it is so creamy. I used plain yogurt in place of sour cream. If someone doesn't like the chunks of so...

Loved this salad! We ate it as soon as it jelled and it was much better the day after when the flavors had time to meld, so I would give it 6 stars if I could! After reading about the sour cream...

Made this twice now ...Easter and Christmas. I've always made something similar only with cool whip....yuck...oil. Love the sour cream! I've always for some reason used Strawberries, but used...

I made one change to this recipe and that was adding a half package of mini marshmallows to the salad when I folded in the sour cream. The recipe dosen't specify using low sugar or lighter produ...

THis was great at our Thanksgiving table. Didn't have a problem with it setting up like others mentions. It was perfect---though I had to go with different size of strawberry container (couldn't...