Brain Jello / Gelatin Dessert

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  • (recipe from food.com) photo by Aporia
  • 2 (6 ounce) boxes gelatin, mix any flavor (peach or watermelon give the best color)
  • to make gray

    • 15 drops red food coloring
    • 15 drops green food coloring
    • 15 drops blue food coloring

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Before each use, wash the mold with warm soapy water and a soft cloth or sponge.
    2. 2
      Spray or smear the inside of the mold with a small amount of vegetable oil, then wipe out the excess.
    3. 3
      Put the gelatin mix in a large bowl and add the boiling water.
    4. 4
      Stir about two minutes until the mix is dissolved.
    5. 5
      Stir in the cold water.
    6. 6
      Stir in the evaporated milk and food coloring.
    7. 7
      Adjust coloring until it is the perfect pinkish-gray and stir.
    8. 8
      Pour the mixture in the brain mold, stopping about 1/4 inch from the top.
    9. 9
      Place the brain mold in a shallow bowl so it will sit level, and refrigerate overnight.
    10. 10
      To remove the brain, shake the mold gently until the gelatin loosens.
    11. 11
      Place a flat plate upside down over the open side of the mold, then flip the mold and the plate together.
    12. 12
      Lift the mold off, leaving the brain on the plate.

      (from recipe taken from food.com)

      **To make it into jello shots I added unflavored vodka (a cup) to my mix before I added the food color 
      You can also use red food dye for "blood or cranberry sauce which tastes a lot better than the dye.
      Enjoy!