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Coffee Jelly



  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatine*
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 3/4 cups strong, hot coffee
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream
  • Finely ground coffee (optional)

* For a firmer jelly, use 1 1/2 envelopes unflavored gelatine.


  1. Soften gelatine in cold water.
  2. Add coffee and stir until gelatine is dissolved.
  3. Stir in sugar, salt and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour into 8 x 4-inch loaf dish and chill until firm.
  5. Cut into cubes and spoon into small dessert glasses.
  6. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with finely ground coffee.

Yields 3 to 4 servings.


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