This colorful molded salad will easily serve 12 people.
3 cans (16 oz.) Bing cherries
3 (3 oz.) pkgs. black cherry gelatin
2-1/4 cups hot water
1-1/2 cups dry sherry
2-1/4 cups cherry syrup
1-1/2 cups sour cream
1-1/2 cups thinly sliced almonds, crumbled
V.S.P. Drain cherries, reserving 2-1/4 cups syrup. Dissolve gelatin in hot water. Add sherry and cherry syrup. Chill until slightly thickened. Add cherries, sour cream and almonds. Pour into a large mold and chill. Unmold on a bed of lettuce and serve.