This summer, have fun biting into a Pink Lemonade Jello Shots in a lemon peel. The bright pink jello next to the yellow lemon peel looks amazing and they are just as tasty as they look.
Pink Starburst jello is mixed with vodka and then poured into hollowed-out lemon peels and set until firm for a fun twist on a jello shot.
These Pink Lemonade Jello Shots would be fun to serve at summer BBQ’s and parties. This recipe is easy to make a large batch of for a group of people.
If you don’t want to use real lemon peels you can pour the jello shot into plastic shot cups to set. These jello shots can be premade the day before serving.
Jello shots only take minutes to make. You have to make the jello and then mix it with an alcohol of your choice and then wait for the jello to set.
It's that time of year again for some backyard barbecues, fun in the sun and with a refreshing drink.
These delicious pink lemonade jello shots are perfect for any gathering to cool you off this summer! The recipe is simple to make using just four ingredients.
Within a few hours you’ll have a fun jello shot to share with your friends.
In less than 3 hours, you’ll have a tasty pink flavored lemonade jello shot ready to enjoy!
HOW TO MAKE PINK LEMONADE JELLO SHOTS
Pink Starburst jello is poured into empty lemon peels and set until firm for delicious jello shot you will enjoy!
Are you ready to get started?
You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.
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PINK LEMONADE JELLO SHOTS INGREDIENTS
This fun and easy Pink Lemonade Jello Shots recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a delicious alcoholic shot you will love. All you need is:
- pink Starburst jello
- some lemons
PINK LEMONADE JELLO SHOTS RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS
Begin by bringing 1 cup of water to a boil and adding the packet of jello, stir until dissolved.
Let the jello mixture cool, then add vodka and stir.
Cut lemons in half and scoop out the center of the lemon.
Use a knife around the edge of the lemon if you need to loosen the lemon to remove.
Save the lemon juice for another recipe.
Place lemons on a tray that will fit inside your refrigerator and fill lemons with the pink jello mixture and let stand until firm.
After the jello has completely set up, (I left mine overnight), slice the lemons in half and serve.
In about 3 hours, you’ll have a tasty lemonade inspired jello shot that’s sure to become a new favorite!
PINK LEMONADE JELLO SHOTS TIPS AND QUESTIONS
If you’ve never made a jello shooter using a lemon peel, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips. Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have.
If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.
HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE PINK LEMONADE JELLO SHOTS?
This Pink Lemonade Jello Shots recipe takes approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes. TOTAL. This includes:
- About 5 minutes to make the jello
- Close to 5 minutes to prepare the lemon peels
- Around 2 hours and 30 minutes to pour the jello into the lemon peels and set until firm
- 5 minutes to slice the lemon jello shots in half
HOW DO I STORE PINK LEMONADE JELLO SHOTS?
You can store Pink Lemonade Jello Shot in an airtight container in your refrigerator for up to 3 days.
WHERE I CAN PURCHASE PINK STARBURST JELLO?
You can purchase Pink Starburst jello at any large grocery store or online through places like Amazon. A package is about $9.
CAN I MAKE PINK LEMONADE JELLO SHOTS AHEAD OF TIME?
Yes, you can easily make Pink Lemonade Jello Shots the day before serving.
Simply make the recipe and keep it stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
WHAT GOES WELL WITH PINK LEMONADE JELLO SHOTS?
Pink Lemonade Jello Shots go well with a wide variety of snacks and drinks. These recipes would be great to serve together at a party.
Some of my personal favorites include:
- Red White and Blue Trifle
- Thin Mint Shooters
- Lavender Lemon Cocktail
- Sugar Cookie Hot Cocoa Bombs
- Air Fryer Totino’s Pizza Bites
WHAT BRAND OF VODKA DO YOU RECOMMEND?
You can use any brand of vodka you want to make this jello shots recipe. Some popular choices would be Tito’s, Absolut, and Grey Goose.
You can use cheap vodka or a high end vodka in this recipe. The choice is up to you.
CAN I USE ANOTHER ALCOHOL INSTEAD OF VODKA?
Yes, you can use a different alcohol instead of vodka to make Pink Lemonade Jello shots.
Tequila, rum, and gin would be good choices for this recipe.
The shot will taste slightly different because some alcohols have a very distinct flavor. You can also use flavored alcohol too.
CAN I USE PLASTIC SHOT GLASSES INSTEAD OF LEMON PEELS?
You can use plastic shot glasses instead of lemon peels to serve this shot recipe. The lemon peel is a fun touch and screams lemonade.
The recipe will work great served in plastic shot glasses.
Make the jello recipe and mix it with vodka and then pour into the plastic shot glasses and store in the refrigerator until firm and ready to serve.
WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS PINK LEMONADE JELLO SHOTS RECIPE?
This fun Pink Lemonade Jello Shots recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile. Try adding some lemon liquor for an added lemon flavor. YUM!
PINK LEMONADE JELLO SHOTS RECIPE
- 1 packet of pink starburst jello - 3.94 ounces
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup vodka
- 5 lemons
- Begin by bringing 1 cup of water to a boil and adding the packet of jello, stir until dissolved.
- Let the jello mixture cool, then add vodka and stir.
- Cut lemons in half and scoop out the center of the lemon.
- Use a knife around the edge of the lemon if you need to loosen the lemon to remove.
- Save the lemon juice for another recipe.
- Place lemons on a tray that will fit inside your refrigerator and fill lemons with the pink jello mixture and let stand until firm.
- After the jello has completely set up, (I left mine overnight), slice the lemons in half and serve.
Serving Size:1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 24Unsaturated Fat: 0gSodium: 6mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 1gSugar: 2g
What are you doing this summer? If your answer is “I don’t know yet, but I want to have a fun time with my friends and family,” then we may just have the perfect recipe for you.
These Pink Lemonade Jello Shots fill up hollowed-out lemon peels with bright pink jello next to yellow lemons that make them look amazing!
The best part about these shots is how delicious they taste.
Mixed with vodka and set until firm, it's hard not to love biting into these cool treats on hot days when all you really want is something refreshing and sweet!
I hope you enjoy this fun jello shots recipe as much as I do!
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