Jell-O can go bad, depending on the type of Jell-O, packaging and thickening agent used in the preparation of the dessert. How the Jell-O is stored also affects its shelf-life.
Unopened Jell-O mix can stay in the pantry for an indefinite period of time. If the Jell-O mix has been opened, it can last for between three to four months when stored in the pantry. Prepared Jell-O must be stored in the refrigerator and can be safely eaten for seven to 10 days. Pre-packaged prepared Jell-O can be stored unopened in either the pantry or the refrigerator. In the refrigerator, pre-packaged prepared Jell-O lasts between 12 to 18 months. In the pantry, this type of Jell-O can be stored safely for three to four months.Learn More
Dye your hair with Jell-O by mixing a packet of Jell-O with hair conditioner in a small bowl, then applying the mixture to your hair. You need Jell-O, hair conditioner, a bowl, petroleum jelly to protect your skin, water and a towel. The process takes approximately one hour.Full Answer >
Jell-O is a solid that is suspended in a liquid, as it is the product of gelatin and water. This occurs when the solution cools following heating and the proteins bind back together, subsequently forming a matrix and trapping the water molecules. Jell-O is an example of a colloid.Full Answer >
As of 2014, JELL-O gelatin is available in 19 flavors, including Apricot, Berry Blue, Black Cherry, Blackberry Fusion and Cherry. Grape, Lemon, Lime, Margarita and Melon Fusion are also available, along with Orange, Peach, Pina Colada, Island Pineapple and Raspberry. Other flavors include Strawberry, Watermelon, Strawberry Banana and Tropical Fusion.Full Answer >
According to EatByDate, homemade JELL-O lasts between 7 and 10 days in the refrigerator. JELL-O needs to be stored properly to preserve freshness and flavor. It is best to store JELL-O in an airtight container to avoid cross-contamination from other foods or moisture.Full Answer >