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Red Velvet Jello Shots

By using Bailey's Red Velvet Cupcake as the base and topping it with vanilla frosting, you've got yourself a delicious Red Velvet Cupcake Jello Shot. They taste just like a yummy cupcake!
Prep Time20 mins
Chill Time3 hrs
Total Time20 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Author: Jill


  • ½ cup Bailey's Red Velvet Cupcake
  • 1 ½ cups Boiling Water
  • ¼ Cup Sugar
  • 2 Envelopes Unflavored Gelatin
  • 5 drops Red Food Coloring Gel more drops if you want a deeper red color
  • 1 bag Vanilla Frosting prepared frosting in a piping bag with a tip


  • Boil the water and pour it in a large measuring cup with a spout.
  • Sprinkle the gelatin over the water, and let the gelatin bloom for 15 minutes until completely dissolved.
  • Stir well and add the Bailey's Red Velvet Cupcake. Stir to combine until well mixed.
  • Add the sugar and the food coloring and stir until sugar dissolves.
  • Place shot glasses on a small tray or cookie sheet, and pour the gelatin mixture into the shot glasses, filling them. Place in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
  • Place the frosting in a bag in the refrigerator to cool.
  • When ready to serve, remove the Jello shots from the refrigerator, and the frosting.
  • Pipe a generous amount of frosting on the tops of the Jello Shots serve, and enjoy.