Basic Jello Shots

<p>Basic Jello Shots</p>

Photo: Ryan Moriarty; Styling: Callie Blount

You may be tempted to use straight vodka, but don't! By using flavored vodka instead of regular, you can create delicious flavors that actually make Jello Shots taste good! Imagine that. 

Suggested flavor pairings:

Strawberry-lemonade: Strawberry gelatin with lemon-flavored vodka

Very Berry: Cherry gelatin with berry-flavored vodka

Limeade: Lime gelatin with watermelon-flavored vodka

Lemon Berry Blue: Berry blue gelatin with lemon-flavored vodka

Makes 16, 1-ounce shots


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1 3-ounce package gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup flavored vodka
1/2 cup cold water


Empty gelatin packet into a large mixing bowl and add boiling water. Whisk together 2 minutes, or until gelatin is fully dissolved. Add vodka and cold water. Stir.

Pour mixture into plastic containers, shot glasses, or small paper cups aligned on a cookie sheet. Refrigerate until set (at least 3 hours or overnight).

Created date

October 2015