This wobbly pint might be difficult to gulp – it's made entirely from apple juice jelly and makes a perfect surprise for Father's Day

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How to make Dad's 'beer' jelly recipe

Oh we do love a Dad joke ...

 

Question: what looks like a tasty pint but goes wibble wobble?

 

Answer: Dad's apple juice jelly pint, of course

 

This clever mix of apple juice and gelatin, chilled in the fridge and topped with a realistic apple foam 'head', is foodie trickery at its finest. It's definitely one to rival all the Dad jokes he's so fond of telling. 

 

Makes 1 pint

You will need:

For the jelly:

  • 500ml cold apple juice
  • 1 sachet of gelatin

 

For the foam:

  • 100ml cold apple juice
  • half a sachet of gelatin

 

 

Step 1: mix it up

This is where the magic begins. Measure out 500ml of apple juice in a measuring jug and mix 3 tbsp of it with a sachet of gelatin in a large bowl. Cover with cling film and pop in the microwave for 1 minute, stirring half way through. Remove from the microwave (mind your fingers on the hot cling film) and stir again to make sure the gelatin is fully dissolved.

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Step 1 apple jelly recipe

 

Step 2: chill out

Add the rest of the apple juice to the bowl and stir well. Transfer to your measuring jug and pour into a pint glass. Leave in the fridge to set overnight. 

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Step 2 apple jelly recipe

 

Step 3: add the foam

Make your apple foam about 20 minutes before serving. Measure out 100ml of apple juice in a measuring jug and mix 3 tbsp of it with half a sachet of gelatin in a bowl (as you did in Step 1). Microwave for 1 minute, then add the rest of the apple juice. Whisk vigorously (elbow grease required) for about 2 minutes until you have a bowl of frothy foam.

 

Take your set pint of apple jelly out of the fridge and scoop the foam on top – enough so it looks like a pint head. Set in the fridge for 15 minutes then serve up just in time for lunch.

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Step 3 apple jelly recipe

 

And there you have it – one totally awesome 'pint' for a totally awesome Dad. See the recipe in more detail here.

 

Tip: make two jellies for a funny 'cheers' moment. Happy Father's Day Dad.

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Final apple jelly recipe

Have you tried out this tasty apple juice jelly pint for Dad? What was his reaction? Let us know in the comments box or tweet us @Homemade ...