Amber Jelly

Preparation info

  • 4–6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About


  • ¾ pt. water
  • 1 wineglass sherry (optional)
  • ¼ pt.


Put all ingredients into a pan and allow to soak 5 min. Whisk over gentle heat until near boiling-point. Do not boil or the eggs will curdle. Strain through muslin and pour into a prepared mould.

This is a delicious and nutritious sweet for an invalid.