Mom’s holiday Jello mold
Every holiday, my mom would make her black cherry jello mold, and for many years, I have made it for Christmas Dinner. I made this for a dinner I had for Chris’ mom and sister yesterday.
Here is the list of ingredients:
- 2 cans of Bing Cherries
- 6 oz black cherry jello
- whipping cream
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup Port wine
Drain the cherries but save the juice. Place the cherries on the bottom of a ring mold.
Heat the juice to a boil, along with enough water to make 3 & 1/2 cups. Dissolve the jello in the hot liquid and then add the Port WIne. Pour into the mold and chill overnight to set firm.
Here is the finished product, with a bowl of whipped cream placed in the middle. My mom used to add a little Miracle Whip to the whipped cream, but I left it out so I could use the left over to top the pie we had for dessert.