Apple in elderberry jelly

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Ingredients for 4 persons:

  • 1 large apple
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • a pinch of cinnamon
  • ¼ l unsweetened elderberry juice
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • the juice and rind of half a lemon
  • 3 leaves gelatine or 5 g white or red powdered gelatine
  • 200 g whipping cream
  • 1 packet of vanilla sugar


  1. Peel the apple and remove the core. Cut 4 slices across the apple and soften in 2 tablespoons of water, the sugar and the cinnamon. Place to one side.
  2. Boil the elderberry juice with honey, lemon juice and the lemon rind. Dissolve the soaked gelatine in it. First of all, pour a little juice on the bottom of 4 shallow bowls and leave to cool for 20 minutes.
  3. Place the steamed apple rings on the jelly and pour the remaining juice on top of them. Put in the fridge and leave the jelly to set for 25 minutes.
  4. Serve in the bowls or turn out. Serve with cream whipped with vanilla sugar.

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