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Ocean Swell Jelly

'Ocean Swell' is a brand name for a type of prepared carrageen (seaweed); and this jelly a traditional way of using the product.
See Carrageen in GB Encyclopaedia

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Key Features

  • Suitable for Vegetarians


- 150ml/¼ pint dried carrageen (tightly packed)

- 1 medium egg white

- 150ml/¼ pint double cream, whipped

- 50g/2 oz caster sugar

- 600ml/1 pint water

- the peel of 1 lemon.


- Soak the carrageen in enough water to cover it for 10 minutes, then drain it.

- Add it, with the sugar and lemon peel, to the measured 600ml of water, and bring to the boil - simmer gently for 25 minutes.

- Strain it, and let it cool slightly.

- Meanwhile, whip the egg white stiffly and fold it into the whipped cream.

- Mix it with the carrageen liquid and gently heat up to just under boiling point.

- Pour into a 'wetted' mould and chill.

- Turn out and serve.

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