JELL-O shots have come a long way since our college days thanks to many notable bartenders in the craft cocktail scene… Not only are they a great way to surprise and delight your guests with nostalgic flare, they also free up so much host time at an event by being prepped days in advance!
Now with the wide range of silicone molds available, the creativity is endless! Here’s our very own recipe served on our swing pop-up sculpture:
Jello Cone Recipe (pictured above)
1 cup white rum
1 cup Saint Germaine
Pour over 2 cups loose mint, muddle, let sit
In separate bowl
1/3 cup water
1/3 cup lime juice
1/3 cup simple syrup
3.5 oz of powdered gelatin
Let bloom, heat low until gelatin runs clear
Strain rum/mint mixture and add to liquor mix
Pour into desired molds.
Refrigerate until gelatin is set – 24 hours is best.
And here’s some sophisticated gelatin shot inspiration for you: