Citrus Wine Jelly

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Preparation info

  • Makes about 4 cups ; serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Classic Home Desserts

By Richard Sax

Published 1994

  • About

Rediscover how refreshing a molded dessert jelly can be with this recipe adapted from one of Thomas Jefferson’s. Gleaming on a pedestaled stand, a wine jelly was once the centerpiece of the finale to a grand table; they’re included in all 19th- and early 20th-century cookbooks.

You can make this jelly with white wine instead of red; choose one with some fruitiness, such as a Riesling. And you can suspend thin lemon and orange slices in the jelly; slip them in when t