A large glass bowl of raspberry flummery sits on a blue board. The flummery has a bottom layer of raspberry jelly and is topped with the raspberry flummery. Whipped cream is piped on top and it has been sprinkled with crushed freeze dried rasperries.

Raspberry flummery is a sweet, old-fashioned dessert made with jelly and evaporated milk. Your family will thank you for bringing this classic back to family meal times.

Raspberry Flummery

Recipe by Cara Boatswain | Photography by Brandee Meier
Looking for a sweet and easy dessert that the whole family will love? Look no further than raspberry flummery! This mix of jelly and evaporated milk is simple to make, and can be topped with whipped cream for a delicious treat your whole family will love.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill 4 hours
Course Dessert
Servings 8 people


  • 2 x 85g packets raspberry flavoured jelly
  • 2 cups 500ml boiling water
  • 200 ml cold water
  • 375 ml evaporated milk
  • dollop cream to serve (optional)
  • crushed freeze-dried raspberries to serve (optional)


  • Place 1 x 85g packet of jelly in a heatproof bowl. Add 1 cup boiling water. Stir until crystals have dissolved. Add cold water and stir to combine. Pour jelly mixture into a large glass serving bowl. Place in refrigerator until set.
  • When jelly layer has set. Place remaining jelly crystals in a heatproof bowl. Add 1 cup boiling water. Stir until crystals have dissolved, then refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until jelly has thickened but not set.
  • Place evaporated milk in a large mixing bowl. Add thick jelly and beat with an electric mixer until it has doubled in volume, about 5 minutes.
  • Pour mixture over the top of the set jelly, cover and refrigerate until fi rm, about 2 hours.
  • To serve, pipe dollop cream around the outside of the flummery and sprinkle with dried raspberries, if desired.
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