Orange Jelly Candy

Orange Jelly Candy

Sweet orange jellies are a delicious and dessert and treat that’s lit up by the goodness of citrus. It’s a great addition to your Halloween festivities, but so easy to make that you’ll find yourself whipping up a batch any time of year.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine European, Indian


  • 2 tablespoons gelatin
  • 4 oranges juice & zest
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • vegetable oil
  • Sugar to coat


  • Prepare a shallow baking dish by coating lightly with vegetable oil.
  • Measure the water into a bowl, and sprinkle the gelatin on top. Allow it to bloom for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • While it’s blooming, add the orange juice, 1-2 tablespoons orange zest (you can save the rest), lemon juice, and sugar into a saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil over a medium-high setting, stirring as you do. Reduce the heat, and let it cool to close to room temperature.
  • Mix the gelatin mixture in with the juice mixture, taking care it does not boil or get too hot.
  • Transfer the thick jelly mixture to the baking dish or sheet, smoothing the top surface.
  • Let is set in the fridge for about 5 or 6 hours.
  • To ser, you can simply use a knife to cut into cubes, or cookie cutters to get other shapes.
  • Brush the jellies lightly with oil, and then toss in sugar to coat.
Keyword Lemons, Oranges
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