10 Easiest Jello Shot Recipes with Rum, Gin, Vodka and Tequila

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Your party can start with 10 easiest jello shot recipes with rum, gin, vodka and tequila.

Is it even possible to have a party without jello (Jell-O) shots? These colorful “drinks” are very popular and an absolute must at every college party. These gelatinized cocktails are so simple and sweet tasting but they tend to be very strong.

Jello shots have been around for quite some time. Believe it or not, it is considered that jello shots originated somewhere in the latter half of the 1800s. The original Jell-O shot is actually believed to be the work of Jerry Thomas who wrote a book on how to mix drinks back in 1862. Of course, there are records of gelatinized wines and champagnes that go way back before Jerry Thomas wrote a book about it, but his recipe included spirits instead of wins and champagne. His recipe included rum, cognac, and lemonade. These gelatinized alcoholic desserts are now present at every party to brighten up the atmosphere with their colors and well, with their essential ingredient-alcohol.

Easiest Jello Shot Recipes With Rum, Gin, Vodka, and Tequila


A fun fact about jello shots is that they’re neither liquid nor solid. They are actually both. Jello shots are made thanks to gelatin which is derived from collagen, a flexible protein. If heated with water, we get gelatin which is used for creating desserts. With jello shots, it’s quite easy to get tipsy as they taste sweet and you won’t feel like you’ve actually had too much. That is why when making jello shots, you should pay attention to how much vodka, tequila or any other spirit are you using.

And the best part is that you don’t have to be a great cook to make these delicious shots. That is why today we assembled a list of easy jello shot recipes that are simple enough for everyone to make. And no, the ingredients don’t contain the most expensive liquors in the world. We rely on the good old gin, vodka, rum, and tequila. These spirits are known to be very low carb so don’t worry about your waistline. Rum, gin, vodka, and tequila are in fact among the best alcohol to drink on a low carb diet.

We found some great recipes on So Vegan, Genius Kitchen, as well as on YouTube. We bring you jello shots with rum, tequila jello shots, and other strong jello shot recipes we are sure your friends will appreciate. A tip for jello shot enthusiasts: use clear cups for jello shots to emphasize the beautiful colors of this “drink.” We chose these recipes because they only require several ingredients to make and the instructions are very clear. This makes them the easiest jello shot recipes out there so there is absolutely no way to fail at this. Read our 10 easiest jello shot recipes with rum, gin, vodka and tequila. Enjoy!

10. Watermelon Vodka Jelly Shots

Ingredients: half a medium watermelon, a quarter cup of sugar, 300 ml vodka, 6 tbsp agar flakes

This jello shot recipe is equally easy as all the other, but it takes just a little effort for a beautiful presentation For that purpose, you need to cut half a watermelon and scoop out the flesh. You will use the watermelon as a bowl so you should remove the seeds as well. Place the watermelon flesh in a blender and blend until smooth. Measure 300 ml of watermelon juice (make sure there’s no pulp in it), place it in a saucepan over medium heat and mix with some sugar and agar flakes. Leave to simmer a few minutes and then take the remaining juice (about 500 ml), pour it into the mixture, and then add the vodka. Fill the watermelon cup with the mixture and leave to cool. When it’s chilled, simply slice pieces of watermelon jello shots and serve. Enjoy!

easiest jello shot recipes with rum, gin, vodka, and tequila

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