Surprise your guests with this delicious Coffee Jelly dessert. This interesting and great tasting dessert is a cool shimmering cup of coffee that you can eat with a spoon. Coffee Jelly gives you the punch of a cup of coffee in a delicious dessert.
I found this Coffee Jelly recipe in an older 1968 Gourmet Magazine.
5 teaspoons (1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons) unflavored gelatin* 1/2 cup coffee liqueur 3 cups prepared hot coffee 3/4 cup granulated sugar Pinch of salt Sweetened whipped cream
* It is always best to measure the the amount of gelatin needed as the envelopes of gelatin can vary.
In a large bowl, sprinkle the gelatin over the coffee liqueur; let stand until the gelatin is softened, about 5 minutes. Once the gelatin is softened, add hot coffee, sugar, and salt; stir the mixture until the gelatin is completely dissolved and the mixture is clear.
Pour the coffee liquid into either eight (8) individual jello molds, custard cups, dessert glasses, or coffee cups.
Refrigerate until the jellies are firm
When ready to serve, remove from refrigerator. If poured into jello molds, unmold before serving. Add some sweetened whipped cream to the top of each jelly and serve.
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