Orange Jelly

Preparation info

  • 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      2 hr 30

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About


  • 1 pt. water
  • 3–4 oz. sugar
  • oz.


Put water, sugar and gelatine into a pan. Wash fruit and cut thin strips of outer rind from 3 oranges, avoiding white pith. Add strips to the pan and bring slowly to the boil. Leave to infuse, with the lid on, for 10 min. Squeeze juice from oranges and lemons and strain on to juice. Then either: (a) pour into a wet metal mould; or