design your own ‘jelly’

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This super simple healthy dessert is a real crowd pleaser for all ages. Design your own “jelly” by customising it using your favourite flavours. The kids will love to create this three ingredient dessert!

?Serves: 4
? Prep: 5 mins    Cook: 180 mins (includes setting time)


  • 2 teaspoons powered gelatin (or if using leaves use 6)
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups liquid of choice (fruit juice or fruit and veg juice or milk with vanilla essence or milk with 6-8 chocolate melts)
  • Fruit to serve


  1. In a small pan, mix gelatin and water using a whisk over medium heat until gelatin is dissolved (about 2 mins)
  2. In a separate pan, heat liquid of your choice (if using milk and chocolate pop both in pan and chocolate will melt) and bring to a simmer
  3. In a heat proof bowl, mix gelatin mixture and liquid together
  4. Allow to cool at room temperate
  5. Once steam has stopped coming off mixture, refrigerate for 3 hours (to set)
  6. Serve with fresh fruit


You can add fruit into your design your own “jelly” mixture. Refrigerate for 1 hour and then mix in fruit. Pomegranate seeds or berries work well for this.

This can be made to set into a larger dish or into small cups/bowls for a party-friendly dessert.



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