How to make jelly at home easily using gelatin

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Jelly is considered as a commonly delicious dessert in summer. This is a good combination of gelatin and some fruits to become one of the most favorite desserts in hot summer days. Jelly is also very good for our health. The natural amino acid in jelly can help regenerate the cell, prevent aging effectively. Aspartic acid also helps stimulate the process of cell renewal and collagen production. Other substances like inositol and niacin are very useful for preventing skin inflammation, acne, and skin disorders. It is also rich in carbohydrate and vitamin B that can contribute to improving immunity. Folic acid helps prevent hair problems. Moreover, jelly is also useful for many diseases like stress, depression, reducing bad cholesterol and strengthening good cholesterol for the body. That is why jelly is becoming more and more popular in the menu of many countries in the world like Japan, Philippines, and India. In fact, it is not difficult to get a healthy homemade jelly for your dessert. You can do it at home only with some simple steps.

How To Make Jelly At Home Using Gelatin And Fresh Fruits That Good For Your Health

how to make jelly at home

Jelly like jam or smoothie is becoming more and more popular in our menu, especially homemade jellies without using pectin. Here are some homemade jellies that are very delicious and suitable for your dessert after having a big meal in hot summer days. Let’s start to discover the following recipes for how to make jelly at home using gelatin and try to make it for your family. Let’s see:

1. Coffee Jelly:

how to make jelly-coffee jelly

The first tip on how to make jelly at home using gelatin that we want to share with you is coffee jelly. This recipe may be the simplest and easiest to do and extremely excellent for the people love the coffee taste.


2 cups of black coffee


3 tablespoons of water, 1 package of gelatin


Firstly, you need to put gelatin in the hot water in a small bowl to dissolve it well. After that, you pour the mixture of gelatin into the hot black coffee at the same time, add more sugar depending on your favorite taste. The last is to pour the mixture of gelatin and coffee into different glasses and chill them in the fridge for about 3 or 4 hours until they become solidified. Then you can get a tasty coffee jelly. If you love the taste of cafe latte, you can use cafe latte instead of black coffee. The directions of cafe latte are the same.

2. Lemon Jelly:

how to make jelly-lemon jelly

The main ingredients of this recipe are citrusThe mixture of lemon and orange is very excellent in summer days. Click To Tweet. Lemon and orange are also very rich in vitamin C and antioxidants that are useful in preventing and curing a lot of diseases and conditions.


125 ml of lemon juice

100 ml of orange juice

150 ml of water,

5 leaves of gelatin

Ingredients for sugar syrup include 64 ml of water and 65 grams of sugar.


Firstly, you need to boil water and sugar, stir it until the mixture is dissolved completely. You will get the mixture of sugar syrup. Let it cool. After that, you can squeeze all the fruits juices into a container, add water and sugar syrup and stir well. The next step is to cut some leaves of gelatin into some pieces and put them in a heatproof bowl. Continue to pour the enough fruit juice to cover the gelatin and leave it on for about 10 minutes until the gelatin becomes softer. Now, you pour the water into a small pan and heat. When the water simmers, you put the bowl of soft gelatin inside and stir until the gelatin melts. It can take 10 minutes for this step. Then, you take the rest of fruit juice to pour over the melted gelatin and stir to mix them together well. Filter this mixture through a sieve and pour the pure liquid in a mould. You should keep it in the fridge for about several hours before enjoying.

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3. Apple Jelly With Honey Or Sugar:

how to make jelly-apple jelly with honey or sugar

How to make jelly at home only using apple and honey or sugar is also a good choice for you. The ingredients of this recipe like apple or honey contain many vital nutrients that are safe and good for your health. However, this recipe may take you much more time than other recipes.


4-6 cups of apple juice

3 cups of honey or 4-6 cups of sugar


Firstly, you need to wash apples and remove the stems, damaged areas without peeling the apples and cut them into quarters. After that, use a non-reactive heavy bottom stockpot to cook it with enough water to cover half apples until the fruits get soft. You should stir during cooking to avoid burning. After finishing, you need to strain the juice with a flour sack towel in a colander. However, this period needs much more time. You must hang the towel with well-done apples from an elevated location and forget it, just let it drip slowly. After that, you mix the juice and sweetener well and pour it into the large pan and boil it at a high heat. While cooking, you should stir constantly until you get the gel. Spoon jelly into the sterilized jars and keep it in the fridge.

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4. Strawberry Jelly:

how to make jelly-strawberry jelly

Strawberry with a lot of health benefits is one of the most favorite fruit for most people. They are often used in many recipes like jam, smoothie, and juice. Now, you can try with strawberry jelly.


1 cup of fine sugar

600 ml water

500 gram fresh strawberry

11 gram powdered gelatin


Firstly, you need to remove green stalk and wash them clean and let it drain as well. Then, you put water and sugar in a large pan to bring to the boil for about 5 minutes and let it cool. Keep about 5 fresh strawberries and take the rest of fresh strawberries to put in the blender and blend them to get the strawberry pulp. Put this pulp in a large bowl and add sugar syrup. You need a clean cloth to cover this bowl and leave it on for about 30 minutes. Then, you should filter this liquid through a sieve to get a purer liquid. Now, you take ¼ cup of cold water and sprinkle the powdered gelatin in it. Forget it for 5 minutes. Boil 1 cup of strawberry and sugar syrup in a small pan and pour the cup of water and gelatin in it. You should simmer this mixture until gelatin is dissolved thoroughly. Use the melted gelatin to stir well in the strawberry liquid. The last step is to pour it in the mould and keep it in the fridge for several hours.

5. Rhubarb And Champagne Jelly:

how to make jelly-rhubarb and champagne jelly

This is considered as a strange jelly for many people. It is because of the taste of rhubarb and champagne. A little of champagne after having a meal is also rather good for your health. Let’s try the strange taste of this jelly.


750 gram of fresh rhubarb

250 ml champagne

110 gram of fine sugar

1 liter water

10 grams gelatin


You wash rhubarb and cut it into some 1-inch chunks at the same time, soak gelatin in a little warm water. Now, you can start with placing cut rhubarb in a pan with sugar and water. Bring to the boil and continue to simmer for about 20 minutes. After that, you can remove the heat and let it cool completely. When it gets cool, you filter the rhubarb through a fine sieve. And take about 500 ml strained juice to pour into a small pan. At the same time, you can remove the gelatin from the water and squeeze excess water as well. And throw it to the rhubarb juice in the pan. Heat them till gelatin leaf is dissolved thoroughly. Remember that you don’t boil them. Continue to let it cool. It can take you about 10 minutes. After getting cool, you add the champagne into it and mix them gently. The last is to pour them in the moulds and store them in the fridge for about 4 hours.

Here are some recipes for how to make jelly at home using gelatin that we want to share with you. All of the recipes in this writing are very delicious, easy to find, and safe for your health with a strange taste. In addition, you can find other delicious recipes in our website, We make sure that you will like them. If you have any question or idea, you can leave your comment here and we will reply for you as soon as possible.

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