Food Fun

Summer Thyme: Champagne Jelly


For the final segment of our Summer Thyme series with Michelle Parkin Photography, we whipped up an awesome celebratory dessert for the festive season! This is so simple to make yet so impressive!

Champagne, Ginger Ale and Thyme Jelly

What you’ll need:

  • Mixing bowl
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Champagne glasses
  • Teaspoons


  • Fresh Thyme
  • 1 tbsp agar agar
  • Champagne glasses/vessels
  • 300ml sparkling wine
  • 325ml ginger ale
  • Edible gold glitter


Bring 2 1/2 cups of cold champagne (or a mixture of champagne and ginger ale) to a simmer and add thyme & agar agar.

Simmer for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.  Add golden edible glitter and mix thoroughly.

Remove the thyme and divide into 4 vessels of your choice and let them set at room temperature or in the fridge.

Voila! You’ve got the most awesome celebratory dessert!


Products featured:
Storage jar
Chevron coasters

Photography and styling by Michelle Parkin Photography


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