"Three ingredient Fresh Orange Jelly, no artificial colours or flavours"
I do give my kids packet jelly sometimes. I know they have artificial ingredients in them, but sometimes, it is okay with me, I'm talking maybe a handful of times a year.
But when I found this recipe, I knew I had to try it. It was delicious. Can I just say what a difference packet jelly is to real fresh fruit jelly. This was refreshing. This had such a lovely flavour to it, we all loved it, even my husband.
Now I used gelatin powder but you can use agar agar. I also did not try it with the rum (as I made it for my kids), but I will try it with rum next time.
So if you or your kids love jelly, try this, it is quite easy and better for you than the packet jellies.
6 large or 8 medium oranges (you need 400ml juice)
115g caster sugar
35g gelatine powder or 35g agar agar
2 tablespoons rum (optional)
Pour 60ml of water in a small bowl. Add the gelatine powder, allow to 'bloom' for 10 minutes.
Finely grate the rind of one orange, place into a large saucepan. Then squeeze all of the oranges for the juice. You can strain the juice (I don't), but if you want a completely pulp free jelly, strain it. Add the juice to the to the saucepan along with the sugar and 340ml of water.
Place the bowl with the gelatine in it over a small saucepan of simmering water. Stir the gelatine until it completely dissolves.
Now place the saucepan with the orange juice in it over a medium heat, stir until the sugar dissolves. Bring to a slow boil, add the gelatin solution, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat. Add the rum (if using), stir to combine. Allow to cool for 30 minutes.
Pour into 5 serving glasses, cover each glass with cling film and refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until completely set.
Decorate with some orange peel strips or strawberries.
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