Fruit Jellies Recipe


Preparation Time4 Hr 0 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In4 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings9
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Unflavored gelatin2 Tablespoon (2 Envelopes)
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Cold water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Light corn syrup1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Lemon juice1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Lemon flavoring/Orange / mint / strawberry flavoring1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Food coloring3 Drop (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
 Sugar/Cornstarch2 Tablespoon (For Dredging)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 261 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.08 g0.12%

Saturated Fat 0 g0.01%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 31.6 mg1.3%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g21.9%

Dietary Fiber 0 g0%

Sugars 46.9 g

Protein 3 g5.7%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0.21%

Calcium 0.8% Iron 0.23%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mix gelatin and sugar in a large, heavy saucepan, slowly mix in water, then syrup; insert candy thermometer.
Heat over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves, then cook without stirring to 222° F.
Gently set pan in a larger pan half full of cold water and cool jelly to 160° F.
Mix in lemon juice, flavoring, and appropriate color.
Pour into an oiled 9"x9"x2" pan and cool to room temperature.
Refrigerate overnight, turn out on wax paper sprinkled with sugar or cornstarch, ease jelly out and sprinkle top with sugar or cornstarch.
Cut in 1" squares with a knife dipped in hot water.
Let dry 2-3 hours and store airtight.