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Jell-O Mold

  • servings: 8




  • 1 (6-ounces) package cherry flavored Jell-O
  • 1 (16 1/2 ounce) can pitted black bing cherries, drained and juices reserved
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 pint sour cream or 1 (17-ounce) container whipped cream cheese


  1. Step 1

    Place Jell-O in a large bowl. Add 1 cup reserved cherry juice and boiling water. Whisk thoroughly until Jell-O is dissolved. Transfer to refrigerator and chill until beginning to set, about 15 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Remove from refrigerator, and add either sour cream or whipped cream cheese. Beat with a hand-held electric mixer until smooth. Add cherries; stir to combine. Pour mixture into a 3-quart mold. Refrigerate until firm.

  3. Step 3

    Quickly dip mold into a bowl of warm water. Wipe mold dry. Place a serving plate on top of mold and invert. Repeat dipping process if necessary to release Jell-O. Serve immediately or chill until serving.

Martha Stewart Living Television, April 1998



Reviews (1)

  • 1 Jan, 2013

    This was a very easy jello salad to make plus it was very good. My family loved it.