Java Rica

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READY IN: 18mins
Recipe by Ambervim

This is a delightful pudding. Quite elegant if you add the crystallized violet.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons gelatin powder (1/2 oz)
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 13 cup strong black italian coffee (espresso or strong coffee with a little instant added)
  • 14 coffee liqueur
  • 1 14 cups heavy cream
  • crystallized violets (optional, or some other lovely garnish)


  1. Melt the gelatin in a bowl of water over a pan of simmering water.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. When cool and beginning to thicken, add sugar, coffee and liqueur.
  4. Whisk the cream until soft.
  5. Gradually add the coffee mixture to the cream.
  6. Continue whisking until the cream is thick and beginning to set.
  7. Pour into serving glasses and chill for 2-3 hours.
  8. Just before serving decorate each with a crystallized violet or some other garnish.

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