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Total Time
3hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 3 hrs

Received this in email today when our heat index was 102F! It was so hot I did not even brew a pot of coffee this am! This gelatin recipe will replace coffee tomorrow - I listed it as a dessert but think I'll be having for breakfast! Will make as written first then try with Splenda (1:1 substitution). Three hours is chill time. Thank you, Ms. Bertha Robbards - this is going to be mighty refreshing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For a firmer jelly, use 1 1/2 envelopes unflavored gelatin.
  2. Soften gelatin in cold water. Add coffee and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Stir in sugar, salt and vanilla extract. Pour into 8 x 4-inch loaf dish and chill until firm.
  3. Cut into cubes and spoon into small dessert glasses. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with finely ground coffee.