Indulge in a luxurious treat with this homemade Red Wine Jelly recipe. Perfect for cheese platters or as a gift, this jelly is a showstopper. The rich flavor of red wine combined with the sweetness of sugar creates a delightful spread that is sure to impress.

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes | Serves: 6


  • 3 cups red wine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 packet powdered gelatin


  1. In a saucepan, combine red wine, sugar, and lemon juice. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup of water in a small bowl and let it soften for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the softened gelatin to the wine mixture and stir until completely dissolved.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Pour the jelly into sterilized jars and let it cool to room temperature before refrigerating for at least 4 hours to set.
  6. Enjoy your homemade Red Wine Jelly with cheese, bread, or as a topping for desserts.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 150 || Carbohydrates: 25g || Fat: 0g || Protein: 1g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The rich flavor of red wine adds a sophisticated touch to this jelly.
  2. It’s easy to make with just a few simple ingredients.
  3. This jelly makes a great homemade gift for friends and family.
  4. The versatility of this jelly allows it to be served with a variety of dishes.
  5. The beautiful color of this jelly adds an elegant touch to any meal.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid using low-quality wine as it can affect the taste of the jelly.
  2. Avoid overcooking the mixture, as it can result in a tough jelly consistency.
  3. Avoid skipping the step of properly sterilizing the jars to ensure the jelly stays fresh.
  4. Avoid stirring too vigorously when dissolving the gelatin to prevent clumps in the jelly.
  5. Avoid reducing the simmer time, as the flavors need time to develop and meld together.

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