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Coffee Jello

Bouncy, jiggly squares of bittersweet coffee. Lusciously light, sweetened milk. Coffee Jello is the dessert you didn't know you were craving.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Chilling Time4 hrs
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: coffee, jello
Servings: 6


  • 8x8 square pan


Coffee Jello

  • 4 cups hot coffee strongly brewed
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 3 Tbsp gelatin

Sweet Milk

  • 1 300 ml/10 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup milk any kind will do (I used almond milk)

To serve:

  • 1 cup cold coffee optional, for ombre effect


Coffee Jello

  • Whisk hot coffee, gelatin, and sugar in a large measuring cup (measuring at least 4 cups) until completely dissolved.
  • Pour into 8x8 square pan and chill for at least 4-6 hours, preferably overnight.
  • When firm and completely chilled, cut into squares and carefully place into individual glasses or small bowls.

Sweet Milk

  • Whisk 1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk and milk until smooth and fully combined. Transfer into a small pitcher for serving.

To Serve

  • Place coffee jello into individual cups/bowls. Pour sweet milk over jello squares and serve immediately with spoons and extra sweet milk.
  • Optional: To make your coffee jello ombre, fill about 3/4 of the way with sweet milk. Top with a little extra coffee, gently stir, and serve.