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Chrysanthemum Tea Jelly

Making Chrysanthemum Jelly
Jelly moulds and Konnyaku jelly powder I used (you can use any brand)

Chrysanthemum Tea Jelly Recipe

If you are not using pre-sweetened konnyaku mix as mentioned in this recipe, add appropriate amounts of sugar or rock sugar to taste.

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins


  • 1 packet of pre-sweetened* konnyaku jelly powder (mine is 120g)
  • water (according to the konnyaku jelly powder box instructions; mine requires 550ml)
  • dried chrysanthemum flowers 菊花/朵朵香 (20g for every 500ml water)
  • 1 to 2 tsp wolfberries, soaked in water till puffy (about 20 minutes)

Additional tool(s) needed

  • jelly moulds


  1. In a pot, add water and bring to a boil. When water is boiling, add chrysanthemum flowers and simmer for about 2 minutes.
  2. Turn off the stove, take out the flowers and run the tea through a sieve. Return the chrysanthemum tea back to the pot and bring back to a boil.
  3. Once the water is boiling, add konnyaku jelly powder. Stir until the powder is fully dissolved. Turn off the stove.
  4. Add 3-4 wolfberries to each jelly mould, then pour the jelly solution prepared in step 3 to fill each mould. Let the jelly cool down a bit in room temperature and chill in fridge till the jelly is set.

Chrysanthemum Tea Jelly

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85 Responses to “Chrysanthemum Tea Jelly”

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  1. Kayla — January 27, 2011 @ 11:02 am

    Ooooo ..I love konnyaku jelly! Used to make them with fruits when I was still living in Singapore, but have stopped making it ever since I’ve moved to Melbourne. Now that it’s summer over here, I might make some of these, and share it with the locals here:) Thanks for the recipe!


  2. Kitty — February 22, 2011 @ 8:06 pm

    Hi! I tried to make the dessert but it turned up to be a failure as they were extremely bitter, probably due to the amount of wolfberries that were put into the boiling hot water of Chrysanthemum tea together with a packet of 10g konnyaku jelly powder. In the end, I have no choice but to throw them into the bin. Sigh!


  3. Nicole — May 8, 2011 @ 11:31 am

    tried it for the first time, thumbs up! love your step by step recipes, great help for learners like me =) gonna try out more from your site ^^


  4. Steph — August 10, 2011 @ 7:22 am

    interestin recipe! when i tried my wolfberries will just float = it wun stay inside in the jelly like urs! how did you do it?


  5. Flyn — November 4, 2011 @ 11:08 am

    It looks pretty n yummy. Am thinking of trying to make for my office potluck as dessert. May I know where can i get the mold? Thanks!


    • wiffy replied: — November 4th, 2011 @ 11:54 am

      I bought from an old 杂货店 which sells all sorts of crockery. I think you can find it at Phoon Huat or Sia Huat … you can google these two places for the contact.


  6. Pauline — June 9, 2012 @ 5:20 pm

    This is a really lovely treat that can be prepared in less than 20min. My family loves it! Thanks for sharing!


  7. Jasmine — August 23, 2012 @ 8:23 pm

    Thanks so much for your fuss-free recipe! My first attempt making konnyaku jelly chrysanthum tea flavour & I added some wolfberries (as like your osmanthus jelly), it was a great success today! The output jelly looks good & tastes good, I am happy with it :). Your instructions are clear & easy to follow, really glad that I chance upon your blog.


  8. eliza — January 25, 2013 @ 11:46 am

    is it suitable to add in osmanthus flower?



  9. Always — January 30, 2013 @ 3:40 pm

    Do u know if it is possible to just use chrysanthemum tea, sugar and gelatin?


    • wiffy replied: — January 30th, 2013 @ 5:12 pm

      I have not tried with gelatin, so not sure about how the texture will turn out but you can experiment.


      • Always replied: — February 8th, 2013 @ 11:20 am

        I have tried it with gelatin. It is very refreshing. However, I m not able to remove the jelly out of the moulds. Will make in cups and eat with spoon next time.

  10. grace — July 10, 2013 @ 1:55 am

    I’m wondering how many molds is needed


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