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Gelatin Shots

You've grown up since your dorm days, and so, too, have these bite-size gelatin libations.

  • Yield: Makes 20 gelatin shots
Gelatin Shots

Photography: Christina Holmes

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Spring 2013


For the Banana Colada

  • 1 quart banana juice
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 cup Malibu Coconut Rum
  • 1 1/2 ounces unflavored gelatin

For the Cherry Acai Sling

  • 2 cups acai juice
  • 2 cups tart cherry juice
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1/2 cup Triple Sec
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces unflavored gelatin

For the Mango Lemon Drop

  • 1 quart mango juice
  • 1 1/2 cups vodka
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces unflavored gelatin

For the Guava Sidecar

  • 1 quart guava juice
  • 1 cup cognac
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 1/2 cup Cointreau


  1. Line a 9-inch-by-12-inch glass baking dish with plastic wrap, leaving a 2 inch overhang on all sides; set aside.

  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring juice almost to a boil. Remove from heat and sprinkle gelatin into the hot juice and stir until completely dissolved. Let cool completely.

  3. Add the liquor to the juice/gelatin mixture. Stir to blend.

  4. Pour the liquid mixture into baking dish and chill in the refrigerator until set, approximately 8 to 12 hours.

  5. Once the gelatin is set, invert the dish onto a cutting board, remove the plastic wrap and cut into desired shape using a metal cookie cutter or knife.

Cook's Note

Jeffrey Selden, of Marcia Selden Catering and Events recommends using Looza fruit juices.

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