If you’re looking for a fun and easy way to get your party started, look no further than these Pool Party Jello Shots. With just a few simple ingredients, you can whip up these colorful shooters in no time. Best of all, they’re perfect for any summer bash! So dive into this delicious recipe and get ready to party!
If you’ve read our blog for any length of time then you know that we love to throw a good summer party. What’s not to love about warm weather, sunshine, and spending time with friends and family? And of course, no summer party is complete without some delicious food and drinks!
One of our favorite summer party drinks is jello shots. They’re easy to make, always a hit with guests, and you can get creative with the flavors. We’ve made everything from birthday cake jello shots to red velvet jello shots and they’re always a big hit!
Pool Party Jello Shots
For this pool party jello shot recipe, we decided to keep things simple with just a few easy-to-find ingredients. Plus, we wanted the colors to really pop so we went with some fun pool party-themed colors.
These jello shots are perfect for any summer party, whether you’re hosting a pool party, BBQ, or just hanging out in the backyard. They’re easy to make and always a big hit with guests! So what are you waiting for? Get the party started with these fun and festive pool party jello shots!
Pool Party Jello Shots Ingredients
This recipe only uses simple ingredients that you’ll easily find at your local grocery store.
- blue raspberry flavored gelatin mix
- boiling water
- vodka , cold
- Peach gummies rings
- Gummy bears
- disposable cups
**See the recipe card at the end of the post for quantities.
Pool Party Jello Shots Instructions
These bright-colored Jello shots only have a few steps, but they’re all incredibly simple when you break them down. It’s so simple even beginners can make it. You won’t regret making these fun adult treats.
On a tray set out your cups, and set them aside for later. This is also a good time to make sure you have room in your fridge for the tray of jello shots.
In a large measuring cup with a spout or a mixing bowl with a spout add 1 cup of boiling water and your jello.
Whisk until the jello is all dissolved.
Add in your 3/4 cup of vodka and 1/4 cup of water. Whisk again.
Carefully pour the mixture into the cups almost all the way up.
Place them in the fridge for at least 4 hours or until they are set.
Place a gummy ring on each one and then cut a gummy bear in half and stick one in each ring.
Keep these refrigerated until ready to serve and keep cool while serving.
Hint: Don’t skimp on the chill time for these Jello shots. They need the full four hours to set up.
You only need a few pieces of kitchen equipment to make these fun and festive Jello shots.
- baking tray
- measuring cup
- mixing bowl
Pool Party Jello Shots Tips
Here are a few tips and tricks to help you make the perfect pool party Jello shots!
Non-alcoholic: If you want to make these non-alcoholic drinks, you can use fruit juice or sparkling water in place of the vodka.
Double Batch: If you want to make a large batch of Jello shots, you can double or triple the recipe. Just be sure to use a larger bowl or measuring cup.
Flavors: This recipe uses a blue raspberry flavored gelatin mix, but you can use any flavor you like. Just be sure to use the same amount of powder.
Colors: If you want to make these Jello shots even more festive, you can use patriotic colors like red, white, and blue. Or, you can use any colors that match your party theme.
These Jello shots are best served cold. So be sure to keep them refrigerated until you’re ready to serve.
Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to one week. But, they’re best when enjoyed fresh.
MORE JELLO RECIPES
If you have questions about this jello shot recipe, then read on. The following FAQ answers the most commonly asked questions about jello shots.
What alcohol goes well in jello shots?
Vodka is the most popular alcohol to use in jello shots. But, you can really use any alcohol you like.
How long do jello shots take to set?
Jello shots need at least four hours to set. But, they’re best when allowed to sitol overnight.
Can I make jello shots without alcohol?
Yes! You can make non-alcoholic jello shots by substituting vodka for fruit juice or sparkling water.
What is the best way to store jello shots?
Jello shots are best stored in the fridge. They will last for up to one week when stored properly.
Give These Pool Party Jello Shots a Try Today
You know what they say – there’s no party like a pool party! And we’re not just talking about the swimming part. These pool party jello shots are the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day. Plus, they’re a great way to get the party started! So gather your friends and get ready for some serious fun in the sun.
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Pool Party Jello Shots
- baking tray
- measuring cup
- Mixing Bowl
- 3 ounces blue raspberry flavored gelatin mix
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1 cup vodka cold
- 20 Peach gummies rings
- 20 Gummy bears
- 1 ounce disposable cups
- On a tray set out your cups, set aside for later. This is also a good time to make sure you have room in your fridge for the tray of jello shots.
- In a large measuring cup with a spout or a mixing bowl with a spout add 1 cup of boiling water and your jello.
- Whisk until the jello is all dissolved.
- Add in your 3/4 cup of vodka and 1/4 cup of water. Whisk again.
- Carefully pour the mixture into the cups almost all the way up.
- Place them in the fridge for at least 4 hours or until they are set.
- Place a gummy ring on each one and then cut a gummy bear in half and stick one in each ring.
- Keep these refrigerated until ready to serve and keep cool while serving.
- These will stay good in the fridge for a week!