Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 20 mins

I got this recipe from a food ideas magazine and have been wanting to try it for a long time. The family loved this jelly and it was so easy to make and it also looked very impressive. A great quick and easy dessert if you love strawberries and jelly but next time I think I will try half quick set jelly and half regular jelly as the quickset jelly set a little too firm and seemed tough (just my preference). See note below.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place jelly crystals in a large heatproof bowl. Pour over boiling water. Whisk until crystals have dissolved. Stir in 1 cup cold water.
  2. Pour 1/2 cup jelly into a 7cm-deep, 10.5cm x 20cm (6-cup capacity) rectangular pyrex loaf dish. Place in freezer for 5 to 10 minutes or until set.
  3. Place a single layer of strawberries, cut side down, onto set jelly. Pour over another 1 cup jelly. Return to jelly freezer for 10 minutes or until set. Repeat layering twice more with remaining strawberries and jelly. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until firm.
  4. To serve dip base of dish into hot water for 30 seconds and invert onto a serving platter.
  5. Serve with cream or ice cream.
  6. Notes ~ Quick set jelly is made from a vegetable gum which is extracted from red seaweed, instead of the usual gelatine, and sets in under an hour. Quick set jelly has a firmer texture than regular jelly. Regular and quick set jelly are interchangeable.