Coffee Jelly Recipe

Spiced creamy coffee jellies

  • serves 4
  • A little effort

These spiced creamy coffee jellies make a great post-dinner pick-me-up



  • leaf gelatine 4 sheets
  • double cream 284ml carton
  • caster sugar 2 tbsp
  • cardamom 4 pods, bruised
  • strong black coffee 300ml


  • black coffee 200ml
  • caster sugar 200g
  • kahlua 2 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Soak the gelatine in cold water until softened. Put the cream, sugar and cardamom in a pan and gently heat (don’t boil). Squeeze the gelatine and stir in until dissolved then stir in the coffee. Strain the liquid into 4 small glass coffee cups and chill for at least 4 hours until set or overnight.

  • Step 2

    To make the coffee syrup, simmer the coffee and sugar until the sugar has dissolved. Stir in the kahlua and cool. Just before serving, flood the top of each cup with a little syrup.