Rating: 5 stars 4.7
13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Elegant yet easy, this recipe is perfect for your holiday gathering.

Recipe Summary

3 hrs 50 mins
3 hrs 50 mins
18 x 2/3 cup servings


Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Reserve 1/3 cup cherry pie filling for garnish, set aside. Stir boiling water into dry gelatin mix in large bowl at least 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water and remaining cherry pie filling. Refrigerate 45 min. or until slightly thickened (consistency of unbeaten egg whites).

  • Place cake cubes in 3-qt. serving bowl. Spoon gelatin mixture over cake. Refrigerate 45 min. or until set but not firm (should stick to finger when touched).

  • Pour milk into large bowl. Add dry pudding mixes. Beat with wire whisk 2 min. Gently stir in 2 cups of the whipped topping. Spoon over gelatin mixture in bowl. Refrigerate 2 hours or until set. Top with remaining whipped topping and reserved cherry pie filling. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.

Healthy Living

Trim 20 calories and 1 gram of fat per serving by preparing with light cherry pie filling, fat free milk and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.


Prepare as directed, using 2 pkg. (4-serving size each) JELL-O Brand Cherry Flavor Gelatin.

Nutrition Facts

170 calories; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 32.8g; fat 2.9g; cholesterol 3.3mg; sodium 259.4mg. Full Nutrition