Jujubes (Jujups)

Jujubes are jelly type, chewy, colorful, artificially fruit flavored treats made with gelatine. We make these in Goa for Christmas. I have used just 2 colors red and green here (Christmassy colors). You can use multiple colors for the same.
  • Passive
    5 hours
  • Prep
  • Cook
  • Servings
    35-40 Pc.


  • 2 cup Granulated white sugar ((400 grams ) plus extra for dusting)
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Gelatine (Unflavored)
  • Food color (of your choice)
  • Food Flavors (of your choice)


  • 1 Soak gelatine in a bowl with 8 tbsp water for about 10 minutes. Leave it aside.
  • 2 In a pan, add 1 1/2 cup water and the sugar. Allow it to boil till it thickens (about 10 minutes ) .
  • 3 Add the gelatine, lower flame and cook on medium low flame for about 10-12 minutes. Now add 1/2 tsp Lemon juice .
  • 4 Add food color and food essence of your choice. (I have used Red color and strawberry essence here).
  • 5 Add food color and food essence of your choice. (I made another batch of green color).
  • 6 Pour in a plate . Allow to set completely at room temperature.
  • 7 Cut as desired.
  • 8 Dust jujubes pieces in granulated sugar. Done!

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