Woon Ka-fae (Coffee Jelly)

A popular and simple Thai style jelly coconut with coffee and can be ... tastes and colours such as Pandanus leaf-scented, Fruit Jelly and Coffee Jelly. This recipe I call Coffee Jelly or "Wun Ka fae" in Thai.

  • 2 tbsp agar-agar powder
  • 1 tbsp instant coffee 1 cup sugar 
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tbsp warm water
  • 1.5 cups coconut cream
  • 1.4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Mix the instant coffee with warm water and set aside.
  • Mix agar-agar powder with water bring to the boil over medium heat Stir continuously until all the agar-agar dissolves, then add sugar. 
  • Continue boiling until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture boils well. 
  • Add mixed coffee, stir well, then remove from the heat. 
  • Pour the mixture into a pan, and place the pan in a bowl of warm water, set aside.
  • To make the coconut cream topping; mix water and agar-agar powder together, bring to the boil over medium heat. 
  • Boil until the agar-agar dissolves, then add coconut cream, sugar and salt together. 
  • Stir regularly to prevent the coconut cream separating. 
  • Boil until the mixture dissolve completely, remove from heat, and place the pan in a bowl of warm water as well.
  • Spoon 2 tablespoonful of the coffee mixture into each mold, leave to almost set. 
  • Then spoon the same amount of the coconut mixture over and leave to almost set. 
  • Continue with this process until each mold is full. Leave to completely cool before remove from the mold.
Tip: The coffee jelly will be more aromatic if the jasmine-flavored water is used instead of water.



I'm a coffee lover and this jelly looks so inviting and the colour are so natural , have to try it , thanks.