Kissel from cornstarch is a thick aromatic drink, which you will get no worse than in kindergarten or school.


Berries – 400 g

Starch corn – 6 tablespoons. without top

Water – 1 l

Sugar – 5 tablespoons.

  • 74 kCal
  • 15 minutes.
  • 5 minutes.

Cooking process

Kissel from corn starch turns out juicy, viscous and fragrant, especially if you brew it from berries, for example from a white currant. This drink is ideal not only for lunch or snack, but for dinner, it will be enjoyed even with children.

Citric acid or lemon juice in currant beverages is best not to add, since berries have a characteristic sourness.

Remember that corn starch is less viscous than potato starch, so about 1 to 6 tablespoons will be needed for 1 liter of liquid. without top. Sugar add to your taste, if desired, you can remove it from the ingredients and instead introduce honey into the jelly, but only after the beverage has cooled down to 35 ° C.

Prepare these ingredients.

Ingredients for cornstarch jelly

Berries pour into a bowl, pour water, rinse, remove all tails, leaves, stems.

Pour berries with water

Pour the peeled berry mass into a saucepan.

Put the berries in a saucepan

Pour in the sugar. You can add a little vanilla sugar.

Pour sugar

Pour hot water and place the container on the stove, turning on the maximum heat.

Pour in hot water

Bring the compote to a boil and boil for 10 minutes until the berries become soft.

Cook the compote

In a separate bowl, mix the cornstarch with 50 ml of cold water. It’s cold, because in a hot liquid, the starch will lump into lumps, and you’ll have to pour it! Carefully mix the starch in the water.

Dilute starch with water

Reduce the heat to a minimum, pour the starch liquid in a thin trickle into a saucepan and mix immediately.

Pour starch water

Drink on your eyes will become thick. But since we introduced cold water, the kissel still needs to warm up!

Boil the jelly

Leave the saucepan with a drink on minimal heat for about 1-2 minutes, until such a foam forms on the surface of the jelly, but the boil does not bring it to the boil! Turn off the heat, lightly cool the kissel, stirring so that no film forms on its surface.

Ready-to-use kissel from corn starch

Pour into a pitcher, glasses, cups, etc.

Photo of cassel from corn starch

Serve kisel from cornstarch and berries to the table.

The recipe for jelly from corn starch

Pleasant to you!

Kissel from cornstarch