Sweet wine and clementine jelly recipe

(43 ratings)

This sweet wine and clementine jelly is a perfect Christmas dessert. A real family favourite with a grown-up, boozy twist

  • healthy
Preparation Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Cost RangeSplashing
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories79 Kcal4%

A tempting family favourite with a grown-up twist - makes a good Christmas dessert too!


  • 12 sheets leaf gelatine
  • 375ml bottle Muscat
  • Juice from 20 clementines, about 850ml (11/2 pints)
  • Physalis (ground cherries, to decorate if you like
  • 1.25 litre jelly mould, wetted




  1. Soak the gelatine leaves in 4tbsp cold water for 10 mins.
  2. Gently heat the Muscat and strained clementine juice in a large pan over a medium/low heat, until tepid.
  3. Stir in the soaked gelatine and keep stirring until it is completely dissolved.
  4. Strain into a jug and leave to cool.
  5. Pour the mixture into the jelly mould. Chill and leave to set overnight.
  6. Turn out by dipping the mould in hot water for few secs.
  7. Decorate with physalis, if you like.
Top Tip for making Sweet wine and clementine jelly

Not suitable for freezing


Trusted, informative, and empathetic – GoodToKnow is the ultimate online destination for mums. Established in 2007, our 15-year-strong archive of content includes more than 18,000 articles, 1,500 how-to videos, and 7,000 recipes.