Rainbow Cake Jello Shots

Thea Pappalardo


These have a real "wow factor".I made them for my daughter's wedding. Not only were they cute, everyone loved the way they taste.


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1 3/4 c
prepared lemonade
envelopes plain gelatin
1 1/4 c
cake flavored vodka*
2 Tbsp
sweetened condensed milk
liquid food colorings
cake frosting (i used the one in an aerosol can)
colored sprinkles
* whipped cream or vanilla vodka can be used. also add a small amount of amaretto.

How to Make Rainbow Cake Jello Shots


  • 1Pour the lemonade into a small saucepan and sprinkle the gelatin on top. Let sit for a couple of minutes to soften.
  • 2Heat over a low flame, stirring constantly, for about 5 minutes. Make certain gelatin has completely dissolved.
  • 3Remove from the heat and, with a whisk, stir in vodka and sweetened condensed milk.
  • 4In six small bowls, pour 1/2 cup of mixture into each. Add several drops of food coloring to each until desired color is achieved. (For rainbow, use red, orange, yellow, blue, green and purple.)
  • 5Spray silicone mini muffin pans with Pam and then wipe clean with a paper towel.
  • 6Spoon 3/4 teaspoon of red into the bottom of each muffin cup. Refrigerate until set but still somewhat sticky. (10-15 minutes). Repeat with remaining colors. These will set up in less time than the red.
  • 7Refrigerate overnight. To serve, run a knife or small spatula around the outside of each and pop them out.
  • 8Right before serving, garnish with a small dollop of frosting and rainbow sprinkles.

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About Rainbow Cake Jello Shots

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #alcohol

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