Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

Unicorn Jello Shots

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How fun are these Unicorn Jello Shots? Raspberry Jello with Bubble Gum Vodka and homemade whipping cream makes a pretty delicious treat for the grown-ups.

After we made our Mermaid Jello Shots we just had to keep going! These are layered with pink and white jello and flavored with a fun bubble gum vodka. I think these would be so much fun for a 21st or 30th birthday party. Who says kids are the only ones that love unicorns?

Unicorn Jello Shots

Jello shots are such a fun treat to make for the grown-ups. We chose the bubble gum flavor to match the fun, playful unicorn theme. However, you can choose any flavor of vodka. I think raspberry or strawberry would go great, too!

Making Jello Shots

These are not a quick recipe you can make last minute. They do take a bit of time to chill in between each layer. The pink layers take only half an hour to harden, but the white layers each can take up to two hours since there is sweetened condensed milk in them.

But trust me, the time it takes is well worth it!

How fun are these Unicorn Jello Shots? Raspberry Jello with Bubble Gum Vodka and homemade whipping cream makes a pretty delicious treat for the grown-ups.

Making the Unicorn Horn and Ears

These unicorn ears are made from hand cut pieces of pink and white fondant. They are simpler to make than you might think, but do take some time.

If you want a faster hack, you can grab this set of unicorn cupcake toppers which are edible horns and ears.

The homemade whipped cream is so tasty, but you can cut another corner here and use store-bought if you are pressed for time or just want a simpler choice.

Everyone that sees these unicorn jello shots are going to be so impressed with your skills!

Enjoy these and try our Pina Colada Jello Shots and our Pineapple Upside Down Shots next!

How fun are these Unicorn Jello Shots? Raspberry Jello with Bubble Gum Vodka and homemade whipping cream makes a pretty delicious treat for the grown-ups.

Unicorn Jello Shots

Ingredients

Pink layer Ingredients

  • 3 oz Jello-o in Raspberry pink colors
  • Pink food coloring
  • 1 C boiling water
  • 1/2 C Bubble Gum Vodka
  • 1/2 C cold water

White layer Ingredients

  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 envelopes Knox Unflavored gelatin
  • 1 C boiling water
  • 1/2 C cold water

Whipped Cream Ingredients

  • 2 C heavy whipping cream
  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pink Gel food coloring
  • 2 piping bags fitted with a small star tip
  • 1 piping bag fitted with a large star tip
  • 1 package of unicorn horn royal icing transfers found at Hobby Lobby

Unicorn ears ingredients

  • 1 White fondant container
  • 1 Pink fondant container
  • wilton icing tip 2D
  • wilton icing tip #2
  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • 1 rolling pin
  • 1 cutting board

Instructions

Unicorn Ear Directions

  1. Sprinkle some powdered sugar onto your cutting board and rolling pin
  2. Roll out half of both colors of fondant to be 1/8 thick
  3. Using the 2D icing tip, cut out 36 white round circles
  4. Using the #2 icing tip, cut out 36 pink round circles
  5. Using the #2 tip again, cut the pink circle a tad bit smaller
  6. Using a paintbrush, brush a really small amount of water onto the white circles
  7. Place the pink circles into the center of the white
  8. Carefully pick up the white circle and pinch the bottom of the ears
  9. Set aside and repeat with remaining 35 circles
  10. Allow to dry for 3 hours

Pink layer directions

  1. In a medium bowl, stir the pink jello and boiling water until the jello dissolves.
  2. Add the vodka and cold water.
  3. Stir to combine.
  4. Evenly divide this bowl into three smaller bowls.
  5. Add 2 drops of pink food coloring in the bowl for the 3rd (bottom) layer.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Divide this equally into the shot glasses.
  8. Place in the refrigerator to chill for 2 hours.
  9. Add 1 drop of pink food coloring in the 2nd bowl for the 2nd pink layer.
  10. Mix well.
  11. Set aside.
  12. The top layer (the remaining bowl of pink jello stays the same.)

White Layer directions

  1. While your first layer of pink jello is setting, prepare the white layer.
  2. In a separate bowl add the sweetened condensed milk with 1 cup of boiling water.
  3. In a small bowl sprinkle 2 envelopes of unflavored gelatin over 1/2 cup of cold water.
  4. Allow the unflavored gelatin to set for a few minutes.
  5. Add 1/2 cup of boiling water to dissolve the gelatin.
  6. Add this to the milk mixture.
  7. Stir to combine.
  8. Allow to cool to room temperature.
  9. Spoon some of this milk mixture over the bottom layer of pink.
  10. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Building the rest of the unicorn jello shot

  1. Add the 2nd layer of the pink jello.
  2. Put in the refrigerator to chill for 2 hours.
  3. Check as this layer may harden faster.
  4. Spoon in the 2nd layer of the white milk mixture.
  5. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  6. Spoon the remaining (last pink bowl) (top layer) of pink for the top layer.
  7. Set in the refrigerator for 2 hours to set.

Whipped Cream Directions

  1. Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
  2. Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your whipped cream.
  3. Once the whipped cream is made, split it into 2 bowls
  4. Add about 2-4 drops of the pink color into 1 bowl:
  5. Leave the second bowl white
  6. Scoop the white whipped cream into the piping bag with a large star tip
  7. Scoop the pink whipped cream into the piping bag with a small star tip
  8. Using the large star tip, pipe a dollop of whipped cream in the top center and along the side
  9. Using the pink piping bag, pipe dollops of the pink whipped cream randomly into the white to make flowers
  10. Place the unicorn horn into the center of the frosting
  11. Place one ear on each side
  12. Enjoy!

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