Strawberry and yoghurt jelly. Hello sunshine!

Strawberry and yoghurt jelly

Oh moving, how much I hate you. The weekend was spent packing while the sunshine was so glorious outside. I so wish that I could just spend some time outside, in that small quiet park. With some book, and perhaps a really lovely ice-cream of some sort.

I´m getting there, though. The house I´m moving into is large, perhaps too big for us. But the kitchen is so lovely, and we have a lot of natural light. That would be so good in summer, when the days are longer. What I love most is the tree house in the park right in front of the house. Tree house! I love it. Gotta take some pictures of it later after I settle in.

With the warmer weather, I have been craving for lighter stuff. Salad has appeared more frequently on out table. As for something sweet, I cannot get pass the ripe and oh-so-affordable strawberries. We enjoy them as they are, or with a scoop of premium vanilla ice-cream and some cookies crumble (thank you, Jamie Oliver!).

On other day, I whipped up this pretty looking jelly. Two layers, with two flavours that combines beautifully – creamy yoghurt and fruity strawberry. The jelly is light, simple and refreshing. I can see myself making the same dish with different fruits – cherries, stoned fruits, berries. Summer, you are welcomed to come quicker!

Strawberry and yoghurt jelly

Strawberry and yoghurt jelly

The amount below is enough for the standard size bundt cake tin (23cm). Make sure to taste the amount of sugar. I like mine quite mild, so if you have sweet tooth, increase the amount slightly.

Printable recipe

Ingredients

The fruit layer
5-6 fresh strawberries, washed and sliced
10g gelatin powder
50g sugar
1 cup (250ml) filtered water
1 tablespoon lemon juice

The yoghurt layer
20g gelatin powder
1 cup natural yoghurt
1 cup milk
1/2 cup whipping cream
60-80g sugar (to taste)
Orange blossom water – 1tsp (or you can use rose water if you like the fragrance)

Method
Prepare the strawberry layer first. Place the strawberry slices onto the mould in an attractive pattern.

In a saucepan over low heat, dissolve the water with the sugar, lemon juice. Add in the gelatin powder and whisk until the gelatin is dissolved. Cool down a bit and pass through a sieve. Pour the liquid into the prepared mould and let it set in the fridge for around 20-30 minutes or until it becomes quite firm to touch.

Now, prepare the yoghurt layer: in a saucepan over low heat, dissolve the milk and cream with the sugar. Add in the gelatin powder, and whisk until the gelatin is dissolved. Cool down a bit and pass through a sieve. Mix well with the yoghurt.

Carefully pour the yoghurt layer onto the strawberry layer. Let it set in the fridge overnight.

To release the jelly from the mould: emerge the mould into a bowl of warm water and invert the jelly onto a serving plate. Decorate with fresh strawberry slices and a few sprigs of mint.

47 Responses to Strawberry and yoghurt jelly. Hello sunshine!

  1. Jamie says:

    This is gorgeous!! I laughed at your mention of sunshine on your tweet but the sun is glowing warm in these pictures! What a fabulous dessert! Perfect! And happy moving! I find it a pain in the behind but love discovering a new home.

  2. Trissa says:

    Congratulations Anh! When are you moving?! I can't wait to see pictures of your kitchen… I might get jealous but I do want to see it!

  3. Pam says:

    Congrats on your new house! It sounds wonderful! I can't see the pictures of this jelly because I am at school, but I bet it's gorgeous!

  4. Ladybird says:

    Another blogger moving! Must be an exciting time for you, the kicthen sounds great 😀

  5. leaf (the indolent cook) says:

    So pretty! And congratulations on the new place!

  6. Ju (The Little Teochew) says:

    Hello gorgeous! It's so PREEEEEETY!!!!

  7. La Table De Nana says:

    That is sooo pretty! I do hope you post the treehouse too..I love those..Packing is never easy..but a new adventure!

  8. penny aka jeroxie says:

    Super pretty! You have one those awesome jelly moulds.. and hooray for big kitchen!

  9. Rosa's Yummy Yums says:

    A wonderful jelly! Very pretty.

  10. Jo says:

    An absolutely delightful dessert.

  11. Monet says:

    I just moved across the country two months ago…so I feel your pain! But thankfully you have a larger and brighter kitchen now. And your strawberry yogurt looks so beautiful and refreshing. I love the mold you used too! Thanks for sharing!

  12. Little Corner of Mine says:

    Wow, absolutely gorgeous!

  13. Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets says:

    This looks so refreshing. It amazes me that you can be in the middle of moving and still keep up with blogging. Bravo! The new kitchen sounds especially lovely.

  14. Celeste @ Berrytravels says:

    Ooh! the jelly sounds lovely and you are right… the strawberries are coming by the truckload around here!

  15. mademoiselle délicieuse says:

    Best of luck for the move!

  16. Shirley @ Kokken69 says:

    This is so beautiful! Congratulations on moving to a bigger place! I know the dread about moving… I, myself find it a dread to even pack and unpack for travels!

  17. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella says:

    Divine Anh! I'm getting Mr NQN to finish off the last bits of my jelly cake so I might wait a while until I do another lol. Best of luck with the move :)

  18. Christine@Christine's Recipes says:

    Your strawberry youghurt jelly looks fantastic and really shines its "flavours" on my screen!

  19. the dainty baker says:

    awww gawd…Must try that yoghurt jelly!!

  20. make my day says:

    anh this is so cute and it doesnt look too hard either. cheers kari

  21. maameemoomoo says:

    I must be the odd one out. I like moving!! hahaa!

  22. Heidi - Apples Under My Bed says:

    So lovely and sunny – what a gorgeous dish :) Poor thing, having to pack & miss out on the glorious weekend. Bring on more of that weather, and more lovely delights like this jelly!

  23. Gattina says:

    the jelly is toooooo pretty, like jewl Anh!

  24. Von says:

    The more I read about people moving, the gladder I am that I've never had to do it =) Although your house sounds lovely- I've always wanted a treehouse!! I've never seen a tree house in a park before =O This looks very pretty indeed! And delicious too! I'm loving the cheap strawberries too =)

  25. Faith says:

    This is so pretty Anh! The perfect way to welcome summer! :)

  26. shaz says:

    Moving sure sucks. Glad you're almost done. Looking forward to piccies! And I'm with you, cannot wait for summer to roll round,and loving all the strawberries at the moment. Been thinking about making jelly, strwaberry and yoghurt sounds awesome.

  27. Patricia Scarpin says:

    This is so beautiful (and delicious) I'm speechless, Anh – what a fresh idea, sweetie!

  28. Ana Powell says:

    Wow, this is so gorgeous.

  29. Abby says:

    That's almost too pretty to eat!

  30. tigerfish says:

    I like your yogurt jelly! hello, beautiful!

  31. Vivienne says:

    ahh moving's tough aye. but i love how you get to 'start over' again elsewhere :) love the jelly…so summer-y and just plain pretty!

  32. Johanna GGG says:

    oh how pretty – hope it gave you some nice time out from moving chaos – I want to make jelly but need to work out some vegetarian ways to do so.

  33. Maria @ Scandi Foodie says:

    That looks lovely Anh!

  34. Paula says:

    wow! what an inspiring blog!

  35. thanh7580 says:

    Looks like a perfect dish for the beautiful sunshine that we've been having.

  36. Joudie's Mood Food says:

    Oh how pretty this looks. I love the combo. Yumm!

  37. redmenace says:

    It's worth it to spend time packing and moving to settle into a big wonderful kitchen. Good luck. This recipe looks wonderful! xo

  38. Ananda Rajashekar says:

    Hi Anh, first time here, loving to very bit of bit, such a delicious recipe and gorgeous pictures. Guess what am a PhD student too (physics, final year and a food blogger) beautiful coincidence isn't it? you are having summer there, and winter is almost hitting us in Finland…Ananda from other side of the world :) anandasagari.blogspot.com

  39. bake in paris says:

    Such beautiful jelly, the bundt cake tin is just perfect for its exquisite shape and detailing…

  40. Soma says:

    What a delightful dessert. And that had to be one perfect work of art – too perfect to eat. i am amazed at how neat it looks.I so envy the spring out at your place :-)

  41. mr. pineapple man says:

    looks heavenly! love everything jelly~

  42. Clare @ Mrs Multitasker says:

    Wow it's so beautiful… I just kept staring and staring at the pictures…

  43. blue eyed night owl says:

    This looks delicious, can't wait to try it!

  44. Hearty Bakes says:

    This is so sweet & pretty lovely colours! Am sure it tastes just as nice & refreshing. Now i have more reasons to get a bundt tin other than baking a cake.

  45. deb says:

    Anh, where did you get the jelly mold from? it is such a great shape! I love your jelly, it almost looks too good to eat.

  46. Anh says:

    Deb, I used my cake tin (the one you would bake a pound cake in) :)

  47. Michelle says:

    Mmmmmm!!! All your pictures look so good!! Very good quality as well!! Cute blog!! I love food!!!!

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