Raspberry & Coconut Gummi Squares

21 May 2023 
By: Katrina


Who said getting extra protein had to be boring? Not us, and not with these easy to make Raspberry & Coconut Gummi (or jelly) Squares. Incorporating the goodness of gelatin and all of the yumminess of raspberries and coconut, this revamped GPA Wholefoods recipe will have everyone asking for more. And, you’ll know they are getting all the benefits of gelatin. Learn more about the hidden benefits of gelatin here.

Thankfully Nourished Australian Gelatin

Raspberry & Coconut Gummi Squares
Makes 30  Prep: 10 mins (+ 4 hours in fridge) Cooking: 10 mins

Bottom Layer:
400ml can coconut milk (full cream)
100mls water
4 tsp vanilla extract
20 drops Monk Fruit Concentrate
2 tablespoons Gelatin
1/3 cup water

Top Layer:
180g frozen raspberries
1/3 cup water
30 drops Monk Fruit Concentrate Vanilla (or 1 Tablespoon honey)
1 Tablespoon Gelatin
2 Tablespoons water

Bottom Layer Method:

  • Place 1/3 cup water into a small saucepan and sprinkle on 2 TB gelatin. Leave for 5 minutes to bloom and thicken
  • Empty coconut milk into a measuring jug and top up with 100mls water (so you have 500mls total liquid)
  • Add vanilla extract and monk fruit concentrate
  • Go back to the water/gelatin mix on the stove. Heat gently until hot but not boiling. Stir well until dissolved
  • Pour the water/gelatin mix into the measuring jug with the coconut milk
  • Grease a large glass pyrex dish or a baking tray and pour in your mixture. Place in fridge for 2 hours until set

After 90 minutes, start preparing the top layer

  • Place 1/4 cup water into a small saucepan and sprinkle on 2 TB gelatin. Leave for 5 minutes to bloom and thicken
  • Measure 180g raspberries into a saucepan. Add 1/3 cup water and Monk Fruit vanilla
  • Heat gently and stir until the raspberries are broken up and the mixture is hot but not boiling.
  • Pour raspberry mix into a blender and blitz until smooth, then pour back into the saucepan.
  • Add the gelatin and stir until dissolved.
  • Allow to cool down until it’s just warm to touch (you can speed this up by putting the raspberry mix into a bowl in the fridge for 15 minutes. Otherwise, just wait until it cools on the stove)
  • Spread raspberry mix over the top of the bottom coconut layer and place back in the fridge to set.
  • Cut into squares and enjoy as a nourishing snack!

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