Food & Drink

Win at Friendsgiving with these Vodka Cran Jello Shots

There are a lot of ways to spiff up the simple Vodka Cranberry cocktail, but none of them are quite as much fun as these Vodka Cran Jello Shots. Whip up a batch and be the hero of your Friendsgiving weekend, without having to brave the hazards of deep-fried turkey, or troubleshoot pesky pie crusts.

Here’s how to make ‘em:

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups cranberry juice
  • 1/4 cup tart cranberry juice
  • 2 1/2 packets of unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup orange liqueur
  • 3/4 cup vodka
  • Fresh whipped cream,* for garnish

Method

  • Combine cranberry juice with gelatin powder in a saucepan, and allow to sit for a few minutes. Heat on low and stir until gelatin dissolves.
  • Remove from heat and add orange liqueur, tart cranberry juice, vodka and stir.
  • Pour mixture plastic shot glasses and refrigerate overnight.
  • Top with a dollop of fresh whipped cream.

*Fresh whipped cream

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp sugar

Method

  • Chill a metal bowl in the fridge.
  • Pour cream and sugar into chilled bowl.
  • Whisk until stiff peaks form.