Coffee Jelly: recipe and where to try this delicious Japanese treat!
Jelly desserts are quite popular in Japan. Among them the coffee jelly stands out as a great summertime treat! You can find them practically everywhere at Japanese coffee shops (some popular ones introduced below), and if you'd like to know how to make it at home, please continue reading for a simple recipe!
What you will need:
- 400 ml of hot coffee
- 50 ml of cold water
- 4 table spoons of sugar
- 5 g of gelatin powder
- cream and/or ice cream
- your favorite toppings (fruits, nuts are good choices)
Step 1: mix in the gelatin powder in the cold water until it is completely dissolved.
Step 2: add the sugar and stir in slowly the cold water with the dissolved gelatin into the hot coffee
Step 3: let the mixture cool off a little before chilling it in a refrigerator
Step 4: once the jelly is set, add cream or ice cream and your favorite toppings and you're done
Where to Have it in Japan?
San Marc Cafe
Special Mention: Starbucks (item currently unavailable)
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