a step by step guide on the recipe of making coffee jelly

Coffee Jelly

This amazing recipe combines the fun-loving youthfulness of Jello with the respect of a good cup of coffee. If you’re familiar with making gelatin, this one should be a cinch. And it has a pretty short ingredient list too!

Course Dessert
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword coffee jelly
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Freezer Time 2 hours
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 35 kcal


  • 2 cups coffee
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp gelatin powder
  • 4 tbsp water
  • half and half, flavored creamer, or whipped cream Optional


  1. Combine coffee and sugar in saucepan and mix

  2. Heat until almost boiling and then turn off the heat

  3. In a separate glass combine gelatin and water and stir thoroughly

  4. Add gelatin mixture to the saucepan and stir until fully dissolved. Let cool

  5. Pour contents of saucepan into bowl(s) or a shallow pan

  6. Put into refrigerator and leave until gelatin has fully set

  7. Serve it in a cup or bowl with half and half, flavored creamer, or whipped cream on top

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