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Pineapple Upside Down Jello Shots

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This Summer you have got to make these pineapple upside down jello shots. These are so tasty and make the perfect addition to a backyard BBQ or Summer party! And don’t worry, you can always leave out the vodka for a non-alcoholic version if you prefer. Yum!

Pineapple Upside Down Jello Shots

Pineapple Upside Down Jello Shots

Makes 6 cups

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups pineapple juice
  • 4 packets Knox unflavored gelatin
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries with stems, plus the juice
  • Optional: ¾ cup vodka, chilled
  • 9 oz Solo Clear Cups

Pineapple Upside Down Jello Shots

Directions:

  1. In a large pot, heat pineapple juice over medium heat. Do not let the juice boil.
  2. Once the juice is heated and begins to put off steam, remove from heat.
  3. Whisk in gelatin.
  4. Divide the juice mixture between 2 bowls, you’ll want about 2 ½ cups in one bowl and 1 ½ cups in the other.
  5. In the smaller bowl, stir in juice from the maraschino cherry jar.
  6. In the larger bowl, stir in vodka. Optional.
  7. Place your cups into a muffin tin to keep them steady and easier to move into and out of the refrigerator.
  8. Divide the pineapple/cherry jello mixture evenly among the cups.
  9. Chill in the refrigerator for 1 ½ hours until cherry layer is set.
  10. Add pineapple/vodka jello to the cups evenly, chill again for 1 ½ hours.
  11. Once almost set, take the cups from the fridge and scoop out a small circle from the middle of the cups.
  12. Place a maraschino cherry there. Chill again until ready to serve. Enjoy!

Pineapple Upside Down Jello Shots

Pineapple Upside Down Jello Shots

Pineapple Upside Down Jello Shots

Published By Jill
This Summer you have got to make these pineapple upside down jello shots. These are so tasty and make the perfect addition to a backyard BBQ or Summer party!
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Prep Time 3 hrs
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 6 cups
Calories 154 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups pineapple juice
  • 4 packets Knox unflavored gelatin
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries with stems plus the juice
  • Optional: ¾ cup vodka chilled
  • 9 oz Solo Clear Cups

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot, heat pineapple juice over medium heat. Do not let the juice boil.
  • Once the juice is heated and begins to put off steam, remove from heat.
  • Whisk in gelatin.
  • Divide the juice mixture between 2 bowls, you’ll want about 2 ½ cups in one bowl and 1 ½ cups in the other.
  • In the smaller bowl, stir in juice from the maraschino cherry jar.
  • In the larger bowl, stir in vodka. Optional.
  • Place your cups into a muffin tin to keep them steady and easier to move into and out of the refrigerator.
  • Divide the pineapple/cherry jello mixture evenly among the cups.
  • Chill in the refrigerator for 1 ½ hours until cherry layer is set.
  • Add pineapple/vodka jello to the cups evenly, chill again for 1 ½ hours.
  • Once almost set, take the cups from the fridge and scoop out a small circle from the middle of the cups.
  • Place a maraschino cherry there. Chill again until ready to serve. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 154kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 1gSodium: 4mgPotassium: 204mgSugar: 15gVitamin C: 15.8mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 0.5mg
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Fun in the sun

If you don’t use vodka what do you use in place of it?

i use malibu rum

Can’t wait to try these, they look yummy and love finding new things to try when friends come over.

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