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Easy Chocolate Jelly Dessert

No gelatin or flour in this chocolate jelly.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Chilling Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 55 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine German
Servings 8
Calories 163 kcal


  • saucepan
  • refrigerator


  • 400 ml. mik whole
  • 100 g. granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch Kosher salt
  • 100 ml. milk whole
  • 30 g. unsweetened cocoa powder plus 1 tbsp. for garnish
  • 90 g. dark chocolate chopped
  • 10 g. agar agar
  • 20 ml. water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla paste or vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp. desiccated coconut (optional) for garnish


  • Wash and dry a quart-size paper milk carton. Cut off the top leaving the remainder as a mold.
  • In a saucepan, add 400 ml. of milk, sugar, and salt. Place on medium heat.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together 100 ml milk and cocoa powder. Whisk the chocolate mixture into the hot milk.
  • Whisk in the vanilla paste and dark chocolate.
  • In a small bowl combine the water and agar agar. Then add to the chocolate milk mixture.
  • Bring to a gentle boil. Whisking to ensure that the agar agar has dissolved.
  • Pour the chocolate mixture into the milk carton.
  • Allow to cool to room temperature and then refrigerate 2-3 hours.
  • Gently squeeze the sides of the carton to release the jelly. Carefully rip the carton apart to unmold the jelly.
  • Dust with cocoa powder and garnish with a coconut.


This recipe was adapted from Schnelle Recepte https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFXDIAGGZlA.


Calories: 163kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 2gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 16mgPotassium: 188mgFiber: 3gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 25IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Chocolate, chocolate jelly, dessert, jelly
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