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How one can Make Straightforward Blue Hawaiian Jello Photographs

Deliver the seashore vibes to the all your summer time events with Blue Hawaiian Jello Photographs! Coconut infused rum and blue curaçao add a colourful, tropical aptitude for the proper boozy deal with. 

Blue Hawaiian Jello Shots

Enjoyable jello shot recipes are one of the best ways so as to add extra enjoyable to your summer time social gathering.
Although it ought to go with out saying, maintain these out of attain for these beneath the age of 21! The intense blue colour, whipped cream and cherry is inviting, nevertheless it’s just for the BIG children.


Blue Hawaiian Jello Shots

When you’re searching for the proper cocktail for pool events or your subsequent summer time social gathering, you may’t do higher than this Blue Hawaiian Jello Photographs recipe. Since they’re made with out ice, you don’t have to fret in regards to the drinks getting watered down in the summertime warmth. And know what, they’d be nice to serve at a summer-themed winter social gathering, too!

Coconut rum Jello photographs are as fast and straightforward to make as they’re to drink! Served in disposable shot glasses, these little mini cocktails are a one sip expertise. Take pleasure in your shot, toss your cup and dive again into the pool. 

When you’re at it, make a batch of those Pina Colada Jello Photographs to share too! These style only a miniature model of the traditional beachside sipper. 

What are Blue Hawaiian Jello Photographs?

Blue Hawaiian Jell-o Photographs are made by combining berry gelatin with coconut rum and blue curacao syrup. The style is explosive — wealthy coconut, tangy berry and shiny citrus packed into clean jello. To not point out that eye catching good blue colour!

Ingredients for Blue Hawaiian Jello Shots.

What components do I want for this blue Curacao cocktail? 

  • Coconut rum – any model, however I like Malibu Rum.
  • Blue gelatin powder – I used berry blue JELL-O for that shiny blue colour
  • Blue Curacao – an orange liqueur with a daring blue colour
  • Cans of pineapple juice 
  • Maraschino cherries and contemporary pineapple wedges for serving!

Ensure that to relax your pineapple juice, rum and blue Curacao earlier than making the JELL-O photographs. The chilly components assist the JELL-O photographs set extra shortly once you add them to the new gelatin combination. 

When you’re pressed for time and your components aren’t chilled, stick them within the freezer for quarter-hour. That normally does the trick! 

Process photos for making Blue Hawaiian Jello Shots.

Directions for Blue Jello Photographs

Simply observe these easy steps!
First, get your plastic jello shot cups prepared by lining them up on a cookie sheet. 

In a medium bowl, dissolve the gelatin powder in boiling water, then add the pineapple juice, rum and blue curacao. Stir till all the things comes collectively. Pour jello combination into shot glasses, being cautious to not overfill them! You need them to be about 3/4 of the way in which crammed to the highest. 

Switch the Jello photographs to the fridge to relax for at the very least 4 hours. If you’re able to serve the Blue Hawaiian Jello Photographs, prime every one with a small piece of contemporary pineapple, whipped cream, and a maraschino cherry. Serve chilly and benefit from the social gathering!

Blue jello shots ready to be chilled.

What cups are finest for making Jello photographs?

You need to use any 1.5 ounce or 2 ounce shot glasses for this recipe! That is the proper time to point out off your shot glass assortment, you probably have one. Once I make these for a celebration, I normally go for the disposable plastic shot cups for simple clear up.

Don’t have any shot glasses? Use small condiment containers as an alternative! They’re the best dimension for photographs and the lid is useful for transporting your drinks, to not point out retaining them coated outdoor. 

Easy tropical jello shots made with blue gelatin, rum, and pineapple juice.

Ideas & Tips

  • Ensure that the gelatin is COMPLETELY dissolved into the water earlier than you add the opposite components. This takes about 90 seconds of stirring. You need the gelatin evenly distributed all through the combination in order that the entire photographs arrange accurately. 
  • Maintain your JELL-O photographs chilly by putting them on a container filled with ice throughout the social gathering, or retaining them within the fridge till simply earlier than you intend to drink them. 
  • Leftover jello photographs will be saved within the fridge for as much as 2 weeks. Jello photographs make an ideal make forward cocktail so long as you retain them chilly! 

Can I make Jello Photographs With out Alcohol? 

You don’t must miss out on the nice taste and all of the enjoyable of  Blue Hawaiian Jell-o photographs simply since you aren’t consuming! To make alcohol free photographs, exchange the coconut rum with coconut water. As an alternative of blue Curacao, use chilled water in its place. I counsel including a few drops of blue meals coloring to the combination for a brighter blue colour, too. 
These can be an ideal choice to serve the children, however they are going to must be labeled or use a special colour in order that they don’t get blended in with the grownup photographs.

A stack of blue jello shots

Summer time Cocktail Recipes

I don’t make any secret of the truth that I like a great cocktail in the summertime time. This Rum Slush is considered one of my favorites to take pleasure in by the pool or simply out on the deck within the sunshine! 

Searching for extra methods to make use of that bottle of blue Curacao you got? Make my Blue Ocean Cocktail recipe! It’s one of the aesthetically pleasing cocktails I’ve ever had, with an image good layer of ocean blue on the backside of the frozen blended coconut cocktail. 

If you’re craving one thing extra citrusy, this Frozen Bahama Mama will get the job completed! Orange and pineapple paired with lime, darkish rum and grenadine make it a attention-grabbing refreshment for any occasion. 

Many of the cocktails I make are fruity, however from time to time I like a drink that doubles as dessert! Frozen Marshmallow Mudslide combines chocolate, Bailey’s and occasional creamer with Selfmade Marshmallow Vodka. It’s a milkshake and a cocktail multi function! 

Drink Recipes

Everybody wants a number of good non alcoholic drink choices for summer time, too. Frosted Watermelon Lemonade and Pineapple Coconut Silk Smoothies are two refreshing drinks that everybody within the household can take pleasure in! I like this Coconut Cooler after I need to really feel like I’m consuming a cocktail however don’t need the booze. 

Horchata is considered one of my favorites and it’s a simple, thirst quenching Mexican specialty to get you in trip mode. Maintain a pitcher of Contemporary Strawberry Lemonade within the fridge on a heat summer time day to maintain the warmth at bay — and in the event you resolve so as to add a bit of vodka to your glass too, I gained’t inform! 

A Blue Hawaiian cocktail made into jello shots

These scrumptious blue Hawaiian jello photographs with tropical flavors would be the good addition to your subsequent social gathering menu.



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Blue Hawaiian Jello Shots

Created by: Lynne Feifer

Blue Hawaiian Jello Photographs

Prep Time 10 minutes
Whole Time 4 hours 10 minutes

With wealthy coconut, candy pineapple and a touch of orange, these boozy blue treats will get your social gathering began this summer time!

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  • Organize 12 (2-ounce) shot glasses on a rimmed tray or baking sheet.

  • Mix the jello and boiling water in a big measuring cup or medium mixing bowl with a spout. Stir till the jello is totally dissolved.

  • Add the pineapple juice, rum, and blue curaçao and stir to mix.

  • Cautious pour the jello combination into the shot glasses filling every ¾ full.

  • Chill the jello photographs for at the very least 4 hours or in a single day.

  • Serve chilled, garnished with maraschino cherries and pineapple wedges if desired.


Serving: 1serving | Energy: 49kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 0.1g | Fats: 0.02g | Saturated Fats: 0.003g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.01g | Monounsaturated Fats: 0.004g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 14mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.1mg

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