Coffee Gelatin Dessert


Sweetened coffee flavored gelatin is best eaten with a dollop of whipped cream on top. This is a fabulous dessert I once enjoyed at a Japanese restaurant, of all places!

close up view of Coffee Gelatin Dessert garnished with cream and fresh raspberries on a white platter
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 15 mins
5 servings


  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 3 (.25 ounce) envelopes unflavored gelatin powder

  • 3 cups hot brewed coffee

  • 1 ⅓ cups water

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 cup sweetened whipped cream for garnish


  1. In a saucepan, stir together the sugar and gelatin. Mix in hot coffee and water. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently until the gelatin and sugar have completely dissolved. Remove from heat, and stir in lemon juice. Pour into a 4 1/2 cup mold. Refrigerate until set, at least 6 hours or overnight. Serve with whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

215 Calories
9g Fat
31g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 215
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 22mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 93mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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