Jekka's Lemon Verbena & Citrus Trilogy Jelly

Jekka's Lemon Verbena & Citrus Trilogy Jelly

Jekka's Citrus Trilogy Jelly made with Lemon Verbena is a most refreshing dessert especially after a heavy meal. Served with a merigue and edible flowers it is also one of the prettiest.

Jekka's Lemon Verbena & Citrus Trilogy Jelly was featured on Love Your Weekend with Alan Titchmarsh.

Makes 4


  • 800 ml water
  • 3 tbsp Citrus Trilogy Herbal Infusion
  • 2 sprigs of Lemon Verbena
  • Juice of 1 Lemon and a strip of lemon zest
  • Gelatine for 800 ml (read the instructions on your packet for quantity)
  • A few washed blueberries (optional)
  • 4 glass presentation bowls


  1. Put water, Citrus Trilogy Herbal Infusion, Lemon Verbena, lemon juice and zest in a heavy bottomed pan.
  2. Bring to the boil and remove from the heat. Leave for 10 minutes to infuse.
  3. Strain off.
  4. Add the gelatine. If using leaf pre-soak and add to the infused liquid. Alternatively, if using powder sprinkle over the top of the infused liquid.
  5. Gentle warm and stir to dissolve. Do not boil.
  6. Pour into your presentation bowls.
  7. Leave in the fridge to cool and set.
  8. As it begins to set, add the blueberries if available.
  9. Serve with meringue or cream.

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