Beat the heat: Buttermilk Jelly with Red Currants

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Buttermilk Jelly with Red Currants

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It’s so hot in the north of Germany. It doesn’t cool down at night., although we had some thunderstorms last night. Even the soaked gelatin will melt in the heat without cooking. This dessert is easy to prepare, you only have to wait until it’s chilled. It is refreshing and fruity.

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YIELD: 4 servings

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Refreshing dessert with buttermilk and red currants


  • 6 Sheets Gelatin
  • 500 grams Buttermilk
  • 75 grams Sugar
  • 3 tablesp. Lemon juice
  • 250 grams Red currants
  • 100 grams Cream


  • 4 leaves Mint
  • 4 Panicles of red currants, washed and rolled in sugar


DGE Kochbuch *

modified by from:
Richtig gekocht – vollwertig ernährt. *
DGE Sektion Schleswig-Holstein, Ausgabe Dezember 1971


  1. RIn a small saucepan soak the sheets of gelatine in cold water for about 10 min. Whisk together buttermilk, sugar and lemon juice until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Wash red currants and drain. Strip off the panicles.
  3. Squeeze the gelatine sheets out and warm over medium heat until completely dissolved. Add 4 tablespoons of buttermilk, than stir this mixture into the remaining buttermilk. Cool for about 10-15 minutes in the fridge until the mixture begins to gel.
  4. Whip the cream until stiff. Fold in berries and whipped cream. Spread the mixture into 4 bowls and cool at least 4 h. To serve decorate with panicles and mint.

total time : 4 hours 30 minutes
preparation time:10 minutes

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