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homemade jello

Homemade jello

This recipe is perfect for making homemade jello with only two ingredients! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade jello
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Calories 160kcal


  • 2 Tbsp Gelatin
  • 8 oz Flavored liquid like juice or beer room temperature


  • Sprinkle gelatin into room temperature liquid in small amounts so it dissolves evenly. Stir gently so you don't create bubbles. 
  • Let set 5 minutes so all the gelatin is absorbed into the liquid. Don't rush this part. 
  • Liquify gelatin in microwave for 30 seconds. Stir gently then melt again for 10 seconds. Let mixture sit for 5 minutes. 
  • Skim foam off top of gelatin with a spoon.
  • Strain and put into desired molds and refrigerate until set


Makes 1 cup of gelatin. Multiply this recipe for however many cups you need for your pan.


Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 12g | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 250mg | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.3mg