Our Taste Creations bloggers decided on coffee for our challenge this month. I knew I would have to work hard at finding something that I would want to share. My husband knows a lot about coffee and how to prepare it in different ways, so I considered having him write the post.
Then I heard about coffee gelee`.
Coffee Gelee` is a satiny sort of jello (it seems a shame to compare the two, but you can maybe understand a bit better!) It is so refreshing, and the bitterness of coffee is nearly non-existant!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Ingredients (4 servings)
- 2 c brewed coffee, strong is better
- 1/2 c water
- 1/2 c sugar, white or brown
- 1 pkg unflavored gelatin
- whipped cream for topping
- mint for garnish
In a sauce pan, stir the water and sugar together and bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute and set aside.
In a small bowl, soften gelatin by adding 4 T cold water and stirring. Set aside.
Add the coffee to the sugar water. Stir until incorporated. Add the softened gelatin and stir until gelatin has melted.
Pour into serving dishes, about 1/2 c of liquid per container.
Let sit 8 hours or until gelatin has firmed up.
Top with whipped cream, sprinkled with instant coffee granules.
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Rosemary from An Italian in my Kitchen has Coffee Pastry Cream on her blog.
Lauren from Mom Home Guide made Tiramisu Cupcakes!