This blackcurrant jelly recipe is a classic British dessert that is easy to make and delicious to eat. It is perfect for a summer treat and can be enjoyed by the whole family. I hope that you will enjoy making and eating this jelly as much as I do.
- 2 cups fresh blackcurrants
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 packet of gelatin (around 7g)
- Servings: 8
- Calories: 100 per serving
- Additional Notes: This jelly is a great way to use up a surplus of blackcurrants. It can be served with toast, scones, or as a topping for ice cream.
- Cooking Time: 30 minutes
- Preparation Time: 10 minutes
- Category: Dessert
- Cuisine: British
- Rinse the blackcurrants and remove any stems.
- In a saucepan, combine the blackcurrants and water. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer for 10 minutes.
- Use a fine-mesh strainer to strain the blackcurrant mixture into a bowl. Press the mixture to extract as much juice as possible.
- In a separate saucepan, combine the sugar and lemon juice. Add the blackcurrant juice and cook over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved.
- Remove from heat and stir in the gelatin until it is dissolved.
- Pour the mixture into a jelly mold or individual serving dishes and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or until set.
- Serve chilled.