photo: Pumpkin-Yogurt Jelly with Lemon

Pumpkin-Yogurt Jelly with Lemon

Let’s prepare an unusual dessert - pumpkin-yogurt jelly with lemon. It is a very simple and affordable sweetness that can be cooked in advance. Dessert turns out very tasty, bright and delicious, with a flavored citrus note. Light, refreshing jelly from natural ingredients will be to taste both children and adults.
30 min
4 servings


  • Natural yogurt
    300 g
  • Pumpkin
    400 g
  • Lemon
    1 pcs
  • Sugar
    100 g
  • Gelatin
    15 g
  • Water
    50 ml


  • 1. Clean pumpkin from peel and seeds, cut into small cubes and transfer it to a pan.
  • 2. With the help of a grater let’s remove the peel from one lemon and add to the pumpkin. Using a citrus press, squeeze juice from one lemon and pour it into a pan. Cover the pan with a lid and cook pumpkin on low fire until soft. If necessary, add some water into the pan during the cooking process.
  • 3. Pour instant gelatin with cold water and leave it for 10-15 minutes to get softer.
  • 4. When the pumpkin is cooked and becomes soft, let’s add sugar to it. Using a submersible blender, break the mixture into a homogeneous thick puree.
  • 5. Add natural yogurt in the pumpkin puree cooled to room temperature.
  • 6. Melt soft gelatin in a microwave oven or on a water bath. Process it through the sieve and add it to the rest of the ingredients.
  • 7. Once again, break the mixture with a blender, achieving a homogeneous consistence.
  • 8. Pour the ready pumpkin jelly into portion jelly glasses. Cover the glasses with dessert with food wrap and send them to the fridge for 2 hours. During this time, the jelly will freeze completely and be ready for consumption.
  • 9. Before serving pumpkin-yoghurt jelly can be decorated with fresh fruits, berries or whipped cream.
  • 10. Bon Appetite!