Black jelly

Blackberry and Gin Jelly

Who said jelly was just for kids? This alcoholic version will go down well at any dinner party

By , 20 May 2016
Blackberry and Gin Jelly
  • Ready in: 30 mins
  • Serves: 6
  • Price: £1.51 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 94g serving contains
  • Cals 177
  • Fat 0.2
  • Sat Fat 0.0
  • Sugar 30.4
  • Salt 0.09
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 787kJ/188kcal.
  • 450g blackberries
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 6tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 135g pack of Hartley’s Lemon Jelly
  • 100ml sloe gin
  • Add the blackberries, sugar and lemon juice to a pan along with 300ml water and bring to the boil, simmering for 15 minutes.

  • Meanwhile break the jelly up into a large bowl and set aside.

  • Once simmered, line a sieve with a clean piece of muslin or non-absorbent cloth (such as J-cloth). Place over a large bowl and carefully pour the mixture through the sieve. Discard the pulp. Pour over the jelly and stir until all the jelly has dissolved.

  • Add the sloe gin and stir well.

  • Let cool slightly then transfer to a one pint jelly mould or bowl. Place a plate over the mould and put in the fridge overnight.

  • Please drink responsibly.