7 amazing summer drinks and desserts you can make with our master recipe for coffee jelly

Yes we said Coffee Jelly.  Haven’t heard of it yet?  You’re gonna love it.    Made throughout Asia especially Japan, coffee jelly is a refreshing delicious addition to your iced coffee, ice cream and custardy desserts.

Bust out the coffee jelly and your friends will be amazed.


  • 1/2 cup instant coffee (I used 4 tablespoon)
  • 2 tablespoon gelatin powder (I used 1 small packet of  agar-agar)
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • whipped cream (optional)
  • chocolate syrup (optional)
  • coffee creamier (optional)
  • fresh milk (optional)


  1. Combine instant coffee, gelatin powder, sugar and water in a saucepan. Let boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally until completely dissolved.
  2. Transfer mixture into cups or small dessert bowls. Chill for 1-2 hours.
  3. Top jelly with some whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate sauce just before serving.
  4. I just added coffee creamier and cut some into cubes and added to cold fresh milk.

1. Serve it with sweet cream and almonds


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2. Make an espresso pudding that is to die for


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3. Add it to your cold brew coffee for a flavor boost

coffee jelly in cold brew coffee

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4.  Prepare it in a highball glass and top with whipped cream and mint

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5. Eat it plain and delicious out of a jelly mold

japanese coffee jelly mold
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6. Add Kahlua and Condensed Milk. Shape in a Jello Mold


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7. Use it on top of Vanilla Ice Cream

kohi zeri

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