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Watermelon jelly wedges


Makes: 12 wedges
timePrep time: 20 mins
timeTotal time:
Watermelon jelly wedges
Recipe photograph by Tara Fisher

Watermelon jelly wedges


Makes: 12 wedges
timePrep time: 20 mins
timeTotal time:

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Nutritional information (per serving)
Calories
100Kcal
Fat
0gr
Saturates
0gr
Carbs
22gr
Sugars
22gr
Fibre
0gr
Protein
1gr
Salt
0.01gr

Natalie Seldon

Natalie Seldon

Natalie is an award-winning food writer, author, cook, and food and prop stylist who's recently published her debut cookbook, The Goodness Of Nuts & Seeds (Kyle Books, £9.99). In her eyes, a home kitchen is a place of creative, enjoyable cooking, which should be simple, fresh and tasty! Visit Natalie's website at Prettyediblestylist.com and follow her @prettyediblestylist
See more of Natalie Seldon’s recipes
Natalie Seldon

Natalie Seldon

Natalie is an award-winning food writer, author, cook, and food and prop stylist who's recently published her debut cookbook, The Goodness Of Nuts & Seeds (Kyle Books, £9.99). In her eyes, a home kitchen is a place of creative, enjoyable cooking, which should be simple, fresh and tasty! Visit Natalie's website at Prettyediblestylist.com and follow her @prettyediblestylist
See more of Natalie Seldon’s recipes

Ingredients

  • A 2.5kg watermelon, halved lengthways
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 14 sheets leaf gelatine
  • zest and juice of 2 limes

Step by step

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Wrap in clingfilm once set and eat within 3 days
  1. Remove the watermelon flesh, cutting with a serrated knife around the edges and scooping out with a spoon. Transfer the flesh and pips into a food processor and blitz until smooth. Strain the pulp through a sieve to extract all the juice (discard the pulp). Measure out the juice to 1 litre (keep any leftover for smoothies).
  2. Measure 200ml of the watermelon juice into a pan on a low heat and add the sugar. Stir until dissolved, then simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool a little in the pan.
  3. Sit each watermelon shell in a bowl to keep it level. Soak the leaf gelatine in a bowl of cold water for 5 minutes.
  4. Squeeze out the excess water from the gelatine, then add the leaves to the warm watermelon mixture, stirring to dissolve. Pour into a jug with the remaining 800ml watermelon juice, plus the lime zest and juice. Mix together, then carefully pour the jelly mix into each watermelon half.
  5. Transfer to the fridge and allow to set for at least 8 hours, or preferably overnight. When you are ready to serve, use a serrated knife to cut the watermelon into about 12 wedges.

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