Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe


Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe

This delightful cherry almond jello shot offers a nice little surprise in the middle. Simple to make, these Cherry Surprise Jello Shots are great for parties, tailgating, and more!

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Total Time: 2 Hours 20 Minutes

Ingredients:

1 3oz Box Cherry Gelatin
1 cup Water
1 cup Amaretto Liqueur
12 Maraschino Cherries

Directions:

• Drain 12 maraschino cherries. Put them on a paper towel to remove more of the liquid.
• Place one maraschino cherry in a soufflé cup; repeat 12 times.
• In a medium pot, bring one cup of water to a boil on the stove.
• Add cherry gelatin to boiling water; dissolve completely.
• Remove from heat and allow to mixture cool to close to room temperature; approximately 15 minutes.
• Add Amaretto liqueur to the jello mixture; combine.
• Pour into soufflé cups over the maraschino cherries. Allow some headroom and do not fill to the top.
• Center your maraschino cherries if they moved when you poured the liquid over them.
• Remove any bubbles that may form.
• You may cap your soufflé cups, or wait until the gelatin has set before capping.
• Place in refrigerator to set, approximately 2 hours.
• Serve after set.

• Makes 12 Servings Cherry Surprise Jello Shots

Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe. This delightful cherry almond jello shot offers a nice little surprise in the middle. Simple to make, these Cherry Surprise Jello Shots are great for parties, tailgating, and more!





Jello Shots are pretty easy to make. This is the basic recipe anyone can follow:

• 1 small box of Flavored Gelatin (there are others with unflavored Gelatin, but this is the basics)
• 1 cup water, boiling
• 1 cup of: vodka/rum/tequila/whiskey/schnapps/liqueurs

The 1 cup of some sort of spirits is the key. The different flavor combinations of alcoholic beverages combined with the flavored gelatin are what makes the tasty jello shot varieties.

Hubby and I attended party last weekend at my brother’s house. I volunteered to bring gelatin shots. I made 6 different varieties! Here is the tower with some of the gelatin shots (there were 80 shots in all):

Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe. This delightful cherry almond jello shot offers a nice little surprise in the middle. Simple to make, these Cherry Surprise Jello Shots are great for parties, tailgating, and more!


Over the next few weeks I will be posting all the recipes that made up that tower!

Apple Pie Jello Shots Recipe
Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe
Glow in the Dark Jello Shots
Margarita Jello Shots Recipe

Some of the recipes were better received than others. This Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe recipe was a very well received! You may want to point out the cherry to your guests. My brother gagged on it… he was the only only one though. SMH Hubby did not like this one at all, but he was all alone in that opinion.

Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe. This delightful cherry almond jello shot offers a nice little surprise in the middle. Simple to make, these Cherry Surprise Jello Shots are great for parties, tailgating, and more!


Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Ingredients:

• 1 3oz Box Cherry Gelatin
• 1 cup Water
• 1 cup Amaretto Liqueur
• 12 Maraschino Cherries

Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Mise en Place:

• Medium Pot
Measuring Cup
Wooden Spoon or Silicone Spatula
• 12 2oz Souffle Cup with Lids or Shot Glasses or Plastic Shot Glasses

Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe. This delightful cherry almond jello shot offers a nice little surprise in the middle. Simple to make, these Cherry Surprise Jello Shots are great for parties, tailgating, and more!


• Drain 12 maraschino cherries. Put them on a paper towel to remove more of the liquid.
• Place one maraschino cherry in a soufflé cup; repeat 12 times.

Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe. This delightful cherry almond jello shot offers a nice little surprise in the middle. Simple to make, these Cherry Surprise Jello Shots are great for parties, tailgating, and more!


• In a medium pot, bring one cup of water to a boil on the stove.

Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe. This delightful cherry almond jello shot offers a nice little surprise in the middle. Simple to make, these Cherry Surprise Jello Shots are great for parties, tailgating, and more!


Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe. This delightful cherry almond jello shot offers a nice little surprise in the middle. Simple to make, these Cherry Surprise Jello Shots are great for parties, tailgating, and more!


• Add cherry gelatin to boiling water; dissolve completely.
• Remove from heat and allow to mixture cool to close to room temperature; approximately 15 minutes.

Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe. This delightful cherry almond jello shot offers a nice little surprise in the middle. Simple to make, these Cherry Surprise Jello Shots are great for parties, tailgating, and more!


• Add Amaretto liqueur to the jello mixture; combine.
• Pour into soufflé cups over the maraschino cherries. Allow some headroom and do not fill to the top.
• Center your maraschino cherries if they moved when you poured the liquid over them.
• Remove any bubbles that may form.

Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe. This delightful cherry almond jello shot offers a nice little surprise in the middle. Simple to make, these Cherry Surprise Jello Shots are great for parties, tailgating, and more!


• You may cap your soufflé cups, or wait until the gelatin has set before capping.
• Place in refrigerator to set, approximately 2 hours.
• Serve after set.

Cherry Surprise Jello Shots Recipe. This delightful cherry almond jello shot offers a nice little surprise in the middle. Simple to make, these Cherry Surprise Jello Shots are great for parties, tailgating, and more!


• Makes 12 Servings Cherry Surprise Jello Shots

• Note: if you use 1 or 1.5 ounce glass shot glasses you will end up with 18 or 24 of these (depending on the shot glass size), so you will need more maraschino cherries.

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Comments

  1. Wow, I can’t remember the last time I took a Jello shot! These look delicious, thanks for sharing at Merry Monday!

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