Watermelon, Coconut & Lime Jelly
Watermelon, Coconut & Lime Jelly
Freshen up with this quick and simple fruity jelly dessert recipe by Sarah Benjamin from Cooking for Love.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Boiling
  • Preparation Time 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time 5 minutes
  • Yield 4 to 6 servings
  • 400 milliliters Coconut Water
  • 600 grams Watermelon Flesh
  • 50 milliliters Lime Juice
  • 8 tablespoons Caster Sugar
  • 2 envelopes Gelatine powder
  • 4 tablespoons Cold Water
  • 1 cup Cubed Watermelon flesh, to serve
  • Julienned Mint Leaves, to serve
  1. Soak 1 packet of gelatine powder in 2 tablespoons cold water until softened.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat up the coconut water and keep simmering with 4 tablespoons of caster sugar. Stir in the softened gelatin until completely dissolved.
  3. Divide the coconut water mixture evenly among serving glasses. Place inside the fridge to set – this takes about 3-4 hours.
  4. Soften the remaining 1 packet of gelatin powder in 2 tablespoons cold water.
  5. Juice the watermelon flesh to obtain 400ml watermelon juice, then heat up gently with 1 to 2 tablespoons caster sugar (dependant on sweetness of watermelon).
  6. Stir in the lime juice, off the heat.
  7. Dissolve the softened gelatin in the watermelon juice completely. Pour the watermelon juice mixture on top of the set coconut water jelly and return to the fridge for another 3-4 hours, until completely set.
  8. Before serving, top each glass with cubed watermelon and julienned mint leaves.

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