Orange jelly

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Orange jelly
Orange jelly
Servings:Serves 6 - Makes about 350ml
Calories per serving:27
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:20 minutes
Cook time:5 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:10th August 2014

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This is a simple recipe for home made vegan jelly produced from orange (or any other) juice and agar-agar.


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  1. Mix the orange juice and agar-agar in a small saucepan and bring to the boil.
  2. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring from time to time to dissolve the agar-agar.
  3. Remove from the heat and leave for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour into a lined rectangular baking tray and leave to set in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  5. Using a palette knife, remove the jelly from the tray and cut into rectangles.

Serving suggestions

Use the rectangles as a base for sweet and savoury canapés.

Chef's notes

If you want to make a deeper jelly, it will need longer than 10 minutes to set.


Try this recipe with a variety of different fruit juices.

Recipe review

Worked with lemon

4/5 As suggested, I tried with 300 ml of lemon juice from Morrisons and it worked perfectly. Jerry, aka Chef (talk)

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