Sweet Almond Jelly Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Agar-agar/Gelatin, following directions on packet1⁄4 Ounce
 Water1 Pint (600 Milliliter)
 Evaporated milk2 Tablespoon
 Almond essence2 Teaspoon
 Sugar2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Fruit3⁄4 Can (7.5 oz) (1 Small Can)
 Sugar7 Tablespoon
 Water800 Milliliter (1 1/3 Pint)
 Almond essence1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 749 Calories from Fat 20

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.5%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g6.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.7 mg

Sodium 40.2 mg1.7%

Total Carbohydrates 177 g58.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.4%

Sugars 165.5 g

Protein 4 g7.8%

Vitamin A 15.5% Vitamin C 85.3%

Calcium 15.2% Iron 8.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Soak agar-agar in water for 30 minutes.
Drain and put into 1 pint of boiling water.
Simmer until dissolved, then add the evaporated milk, 2 teaspoons almond essence and 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar.
Remove from the heat, stir well and pour into a clean bowl.
When cold and quite stiff cut into 3-cm (1 -in) cubes.
Make a syrup with the juice from the can of fruit and 7 tablespoons sugar, 800 ml (1 1/3 pints) water and 1 teaspoon almond essence and allow to cool.
Arrange the fruit and almond cubes in a glass bowl and pour over the syrup.