Annabel Karmel’s jelly boats

Such a fun way to serve jelly - and there's no washing up!

  • 4 large oranges, halved
  • 2 x 135g packet of fruit jelly
  • 4 sheets of rice paper
  • 16 cocktail sticks


  • Step 1

    Remove the inside flesh of the oranges and carefully scrape out the membrane, taking care not to make a hole in the skin of the oranges.

  • Step 2

    Make up the jelly according to instructions, but use about four-fifths of the water so the jelly is thicker. Fill the orange halves with jelly to the top (place in bun trays to keep them steady).

  • Step 3

    Refrigerate until set, then trim the orange halves so the skin’s level with the jelly and cut in half again with a sharp knife. Cut triangles from rice paper and fix with cocktail sticks to make sails.

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