What is the best alcohol to use for Jello shots?
Vodka and white rum are both great options for your alcohol, although other spirits, like gin, whiskey, tequila and brandy are all fair game. Vodka is the most neutral, so it will allow the Jell-O to shine, while other spirits will infuse more of their own essence into the final product.
What is the ratio of water to vodka in Jello shots?
A standard recipe made with 3 ounces of Jell-O powder calls for 5 ounces of 80-proof vodka and 11 ounces of water, but this results in a shot that tastes watered-down. To make a stronger shot, use just 4 ounces of water and between 8 and 14 ounces of vodka (to taste)
How many Jello shots does a 6 oz box make?
1 small box of jello yields about 15 jello shots. 2 boxes (or 1 large 6 oz. box) yields 30 shots, which will fit nicely on a cooking sheet to transport them easily to the refrigerator.
Can you freeze Jello shots to make it set faster?
Even if you do successfully freeze Jello shots, you and your guests won’t like how the gelatin would taste and feel in your mouth. Freezing destroys the chemical structure of gelatin and causes it to crystallize and expand. If you want your Jello shots to set quickly, don’t put them in the freezer.
How long does it take for Jello shots to kick in?
How long does it take for Jello shots to kick in? How long does it take for gelatin shots to set? These shots take about 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours to firm up, depending on the size of the shots. If you take the shots out of your refrigerator and they are still liquid, place them back in the refrigerator.
Does vodka replace the cold water in Jello shots?
Remember, the vodka is the substitute for the cold water. If you really can’t wait for the jello mixture to cool before adding the alcohol, your other option is to refrigerate your alcohol before you add it to the jello.
How do you keep Jello shots from sticking?
The main thing is to keep the measurements the same because the right amount of alcohol to Jello to juice content is key.
- About 30 minutes before pouring the Jello mixture into the shot glasses, spray each one with PAM vegetable oil to avoid sticking.
- Boil water.
- Empty Jello pack in a pitcher or jug.
How do you get jello shots to not stick to the cup?
Another thing you will need some vegetable oil cooking spray. If you spray a little bit of this inside the cups before adding the jello shot mix, the shots will not stick to the sides and will easily slide out and down you throat.
How do you make a Jello Shot recipe?
Directions. Add Jello to boiling liquid and stir until Jello is completely dissolved. Stir in additional liquid ingredients. Pour into covered Jello shot cups with lids. Add garnishes, if desired. Cover and chill until firm. Remove from molds and serve.
How do you make Jello out of watermelon?
To make the watermelon jello, add the gelatin packet to a medium mixing bowl. Pour 1 cup boiling water on top and whisk until dissolved. Stir in 1 cup of chilled Watermelon Pucker. Pour into 8 plastic soufflé cups, filling up to the top of each one.
How do you make green apple Jell O?
To make the green apple Jell-O, add the gelatin packet to a medium mixing bowl. Add 1 cup boiling water and whisk until the gelatin is completely dissolved. Stir in 1 cup of chilled Apple Pucker schnapps. Pour into 8 plastic cups, filling up to the top.
Can you use vodka in a Jello Shot?
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!