Red-Wine Jelly

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 15 minutes
  • 6 servings

Interested in ultra-smooth jelly made from red-wine? You’re in the right place. Quickly prepare the gelatin and cook it with a sweetened good red wine. To get somehow cheekier add some cognac in there, too. Don’t forget the sour factor and toss lemon zest into the mixture. Want our advice? With crackers, it goes like a charm.

Ingredients Needed for Red-Wine Jelly

2 tablespoons of gelatine
2 tablespoons of water
2 cups of red wine
¼ cup cognac
⅓ cup sugar
1 teaspoon lemon zest
blueberries for garnishing
orange zest for garnishing

How to Cook Red-Wine Jelly

  1. Add the gelatine and water to a small bowl and mix them. Set aside.
  2. Add the wine, cognac, sugar, and lemon zest to a cooking pot over low heat. Stir them in. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the gelatin and stir it in. Remove from heat.
  4. Pour the wine mixture into a roomy form (preferably a heart-shaped one, but others will work, too). Refrigerate overnight.
  5. Serve on a platter garnished with blueberries and orange zest.

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