It’s FRIYAY guys! You know what that means! Pop out the bubbly, it’s time to party. My grandmother’s birthday was this past Tuesday, and in her honor, I whipped up these delicious jellies using a small mini bottle of prosecco that I had on the shelf.
When I think of my grandma, two things come to mind: roses and wine. She’s an extremely talented person and she’s one of the most charming and charismatic people I know. Since it was her birthday, I wanted to make something light and sweet for her birthday dinner. My mom was already making the cake, so these jellies were the perfect addition to the meal.
These jellies are super easy to make, and you can swap out any kind of liquid (sparkling grape juice for a non-alcoholic version). Just heat, chop, pour, and put into the fridge to set. You can use any mold you like. My mother bought these silicone rose molds, so I thought they were perfect.
The jellies are subtly sweet, and the tart strawberries and prosecco pair nicely together. These are perfect for a brunch, birthday, bridal shower, or just a simple dessert for dinner. To make it even more decadent, you can serve them with freshly whipped cream.
Prosecco Strawberry Jellies
Serves 6 (approximately)
- 1 ½ cups of prosecco, champagne, or sparkling wine
- ¼ cup of sugar
- ¼ cup of water
- 2 packets of gelatin, dissolved in water (this process is known as “blooming”)
- ½ cup of sliced strawberries
1) Place prosecco, sugar, and water over medium heat.
2) Add the bloomed gelatin to the prosecco mixture and stir gently until completely dissolved.
3) Remove the liquid mixture off the heat.
4) Add the sliced strawberries in your cups/molds. Pour the prosecco mixture into the molds.
5) Let stand at room temp for 20 minutes, then transfer to the fridge to chill for 4 hours.
Serve with fresh fruit and whipped cream, if preferred.