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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.
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Unicorn Jello Shots

Author: Jill

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

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

Pink layer directions

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

White Layer directions

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

Building the rest of the unicorn jello shot

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

Whipped Cream Directions

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