Ready for a #millenialNYE?
If you’re hosting a party this NYE, or just tryina pregame, you have GOT to try this recipe for DIY champagne jello shots! You can definitely customize with your own flavors if you’re not a fan of the classic champagne, but either way they are simple to do and so quick to prep for a young, but classy, toast at midnight. If you’re under 21, you can still do this with your favorite soda + fruit juices!
I hope you all have enjoyed alllll the cocktail recipes this year – in honor of the new year and starting fresh, January’s recipes will be healthier (think smoothies, chia puddings, açaí bowls, etc.), which I’m looking forward to and I hope you all will join in and try the recipes, too!
Original recipe from Tasty.co makes around 25 jello shots, perfect for a big party (or for everyone to have a few at a smaller gathering!)
- 4 unflavored gelatin packets
- 1 bottle cream soda (or other soda of choice)
- 3/4 bottle of champagne
- 2 c. water
- Pop rocks, edible glitter or pearls, or anything else fun to top them off
- Tiny gelatin cups for serving
Boil 2 cups of water and remove from heat
Add in 4 packets of gelatin and stir for a few minutes until moderately cool (If you get any weird, hardened clumps, just take them out of the pot)
Add in bottle of cream soda (I would recommend IBC, it’s my favorite! I tried this one from Boylan Bottling Co., but it didn’t have as strong of a flavor as I like for cream soda).
Pop the bubbly and add 1/2 to 3/4 of the bottle!
Mine got pretty bubbly when I added it, which was fun 🙂
That’s it for prep! Now, just pour the jello into the tiny cups and leave to set in the fridge for a few hours (mine only took about 3 hours to set).
When you’re ready to serve, just top it with your decorations and spread the fun!
Wishing you all a safe and fun New Year’s Eve, get ready because 2020 is going to be a fantastic one, I can tell 🙂
Johanna Elise, Frames & Letters Photography