Coffee Jelly with Chocolate-Covered Cherry Topping

This luscious dessert starts with coffee flavored gelatin cubes topped with a tart cherry whipped cream. It's finished off with a delicious chocolate drizzle. The plain coffee jelly cubes make an excellent snack as well!
Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 5 Min
Servings 6
Difficulty Easy



  • Step 1

    PLACE cold water in medium microwave-safe bowl. Sprinkle gelatin over water; stir. Let stand 1 minute to soften. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute; stir. Microwave an additional 30 to 60 seconds, or until gelatin is completely dissolved when stirred.

  • Step 2

    ADD hot coffee and sugar, stirring until sugar is completely dissolved.

  • Step 3

    POUR into 8- or 9-inch square baking pan. Chill until firm, about 1 1/2 hours.

  • Step 4

    BEAT cream in medium bowl with mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Add fruit spread. Beat on medium speed just until blended.

  • Step 5

    CUT coffee jelly into 1/2-inch cubes. Spoon 2 to 3 tablespoon whipped cream mixture into each martini glass or dessert dish. Top with coffee jelly cubes. Spoon remaining whipped cream mixture on top. Drizzle with chocolate syrup. Serve immediately.

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