Cherry Supreme

Posted on Oct 19 2016 in
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  • 1 (3-oz.) package cherry or black cherry gelatin
  • 2 T. sugar
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 (21-oz.) can pitted dark sweet cherries
  • 1 T. lemon juice
  • ½ cup whipped cream
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows


Dissolve gelatin, sugar, and salt in boiling water. Drain cherries, measuring syrup.,  Add water to make 3/4 cup.  Add syrup and lemon juice to gelatin.  Chill until very thick.  Then, fold half of the cherries into 1 cup gelatin. Pour into a 1-quart mold. Chill until set, but not firm. Meanwhile, whip remaining gelatin until fluffy. Then, fold in cream, remaining cherries and marshmallows. Spoon into mold. Chill until firm.

Elaine Dickerson via email