Coffee Gelatin Dessert

Coffee Gelatin Dessert


"Sweetened coffee flavored gelatin is best eaten with a dollop of whipped cream on top. This is a fabulous dessert I once enjoyed at a Japanese restaurant, of all places!"


6 h 15 m servings 215 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 215 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 8.9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 22 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan, stir together the sugar and gelatin. Mix in hot coffee and water. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently until the gelatin and sugar have completely dissolved. Remove from heat, and stir in lemon juice. Pour into a 4 1/2 cup mold. Refrigerate until set, at least 6 hours or overnight. Serve with whipped cream.
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  1. 15 Ratings


I used double brewed coffee & added 2 heaping tbp. of instant coffee. I also increased the sugar to 1 full cup. The coffee flavor was a bit time I will only add one tbp. of instant...

with some alterations i made, this recipe reminded me of all the coffee parfaits in hawaii[there's a lot of japanese restaurants here ^-^] instead of 3/4 cups sugar i used 1/2 cup and didn't add...

Great recipe, I'd been looking for it... useful tip: Use vanilla icecream instead of whipped cream serve some coffee liquor, then the gelatin in cubes, and finally a ball of vanilla ice cream......

I ate a coffee gelatin dessert at a sushi bar and was looking for a recipe for it. Found it at your website. However, I deleted the lemon juice because when I first tried it, it was a bit sour...

It is what it is. Coffee flavored gelatin. Easy, fast, an adult taste. Will have to tinker with the creame drizzle to sweeten it a bit This recipe is yummy with flavored coffees too. I reco...

This was really good! Don't forget the whipped cream

I always thought coffee jello was a New England dessert since my mother made it all of the time. It's funny to hear I could have some after my yakisoba. I made this recipe but cut the sugar down...

I knew this was going to be outside the box, but this was a disappointment. I like gelatin and I love coffee, but there's just not enough coffee flavor. It almost tasted like sweetened unflavo...

I served the jello, cut up in squares with choc sauces drizzled across the plate, strawberries and a dab of whip cream on some pieces. Great light dessert..I did include the lemon and increased...