Snacks & Treats

Creamy Cherry Hearts

Feb 3, 2016

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and it’s one of my favourite holidays. I’m a sucker for hearts and everything about love. I also love sharing my love for this holiday with my kids.

These creamy cherry hearts are a decadent and fruity treat—they're easy to make and super fun to eat. By cutting them into hearts, you can make a perfect, portable and sweet little Valentine’s Day treat.

You Will Need:

  • 2 85g boxes of red flavoured gelatin (I like cherry or raspberry)
  • 2 cups of boiling hot water
  • ¾ cup of cream
  • heart-shaped cookie cutter


1. Empty both pouches of red flavoured gelatin powder into a medium-sized bowl. 

2. Slowly add 2 cups of boiling hot water and stir the gelatin powder until dissolved completely. Pour into a 9x13 inch pan and let sit for 10 minutes.

3. Slowly pour ¾ cup of cream into the red mixture. Stir until well mixed.

Pouring cream into a tray of red flavoured gelatin.

4. Place the pan in the fridge and refrigerate until set.

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5. Once set, remove pan from fridge and use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to cut hearts out of the pan.

Cutting heart shapes from a tray of creamy red flavoured gelatin.

Use a spatula to easily remove the hearts from the pan.

Refrigerate until ready to eat!

Four creamy cherry hearts on a white plate.

Article Author Jill Dubien
Jill Dubien

Jill Dubien is a working mom who loves to craft and cook with her kiddos in her spare time. She has an awesome and supportive husband and two wonderful kids—a six-year-old daughter and a four-year-old son. Before she had kids, Jill couldn’t cook much of anything except toast and cereal, and really despised being in the kitchen. People who know her personally find it extremely humorous that she is now the self-proclaimed “Queen of fun food.” Jill blogs at Meet the Dubiens, where she shares lots of fun foods and crafts for kids.

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