Lemon 7-Up Salad

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Category: Salads

When 5,000 gathered in 1887 for that first Diller Picnic it was more than 30 years before 7-Up was invented. We suspect many there would have been bubbling over with enthusiasm for this clever recipe. Is this dish more Jell-O or salad? Let your taste buds decide.

Read the full story from our July/August 2014 issue here!

Number of Servings: 6
Ingredients: 2 pkgs lemon Jell-O
2 cups hot water
2 cups 7-Up
3 bananas, sliced
1 cup marshmallows
1 small can crushed pineapple, drained

1/2 cup sugar
2 Tbsp flour
2 Tbsp margarine
2 Tbsp pineapple juice
2 cups whipped cream
1 cup shredded American cheese
Directions: Stir the Jell-O, hot water and 7-Up together. Let set until syrupy in refrigerator. Add bananas, marshmallows and pineapple. Put in a 9-by-13-inch pan and chill.
Topping: Mix sugar, flour, margarine and pineapple juice together and heat until margarine is melted. When cool add in 2 cups whipped cream and 1 cup shredded American cheese. Pour over top of Jell-O and spread. Sprinkle with American cheese.
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