Heat cranberry sauce, strain, and set berries aside. Dissolve gelatin in hot juice and water. Add salt and lemon juice
Chill until thickened enough to mound slightly when dropped from a spoon.
Beat in mayonnaise with a rotary beater till light and fluffy. Fold in cranberries, fruit, and nuts.
Divide mixture evenly into eight 6 oz fruit juice cans. Chill 4 hours or longer. Unmold, garnish with mayonnaise to taste.
Cut birthday candles in half to shorten them. Insert candles into the tops of cranberry candles and light.