Langley Family Christmas: Cherries in the Snow

Instant rice is one ingredient in this festive holiday offering.

  • Dec. 9, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Cherries in the Snow:     from Jack Nicholson, vice president of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce

Makes: 4 servings

1/4 cup Minute Rice

1/4 cup boiling water

3/8 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cups milk

1/4 cup sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons butter

1 package plain gelatin

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 can cherry pie filling

 

Pour water over rice and salt. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Cover and let stand until water is absorbed. Stir in milk, sugar and butter and cook over low heat for 15 minutes.

Soften gelatin for five minutes in 3 tablespoons of milk; stir into rice until dissolved. Remove from heat and add vanilla.

Cool and chill until it thickens. Whip cream and fold into rice mixture. Spoon pie filling over top and chill thoroughly.

Just Posted

New bus route to ‘replace’ Greyhound along Trans-Canada Highway

Rider Express Transportation says they will soon begin a bus service from Winnipeg to Vancouver

Young Giants make Worlds

Two forwards from the Langley-based WHL team were picked today to represent Canada.

Langley Rams look for repeat victory Saturday, heading into semifinals

Finishing second in the regular season, Langley hosts its first playoff game in four years.

Foursome unites in Fort Langley show

A new exhibition of art opened Wednesday at the Fort Gallery.

Langley has no legion branch but will have poppy sales

A special poppy campaign starts later this month and needs volunteers.

Legal pot price must be ‘competitive’ with black market: Blair

Bill Blair shared final words on journey to legalization ahead of official day Wednesday

U.S. pot firm urges Trump to deny Canadian producers ‘competitive advantage’

The challenge for U.S. firms lies in the fact that while recreational cannabis is legal in nine states and medicinal pot in 22 others, it remains illegal under federal law

Mayor of Kamloops says ‘history has been made’ with vote on B.C.’s lone pot shop

The store to be run by the province in B.C.’s Interior is opening Wednesday as pot sales become legal across Canada

Government says imprisoned Canadian terror suspects must face consequences

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale showed little sympathy Tuesday for such individuals who now want to return to Canada

How rules for inmate segregation in Canada will change under Bill C-83

Federal government proposing changes to rules around inmates in federal correctional institutions

UPDATE: B.C. man who swam naked with sharks arrested

David Weaver, of Nelson, will face mischief and assault charges

Canada Post union issues strike notice; rotating strikes could begin Monday

Union says rotating strikes will begin if agreements aren’t reached with bargaining units

Carole James avoids questions on B.C.’s payroll tax (with video)

Green MLA Adam Olsen cites huge tax increase for local business

Most Read