July 6, 2011 No Comments by Nicole

I don’t know about everyone else, but I love me a good jello shot! I remember a few years ago (back in my younger years when I thought Smirinoff Ice tasted good) I tried to make jello shots using champagne jello and Smirinoff ice… needless to say, it didn’t turn out so well. Catering companies across the nation are coming up with their own versions of unique and creative jello shots for couples to serve to their guests during the cocktail hour! Thank god because I obviously didn’t make a very good jell-o scientist.

The great thing about serving jell-o shots at your wedding is that they are fun (and lets not ignore the fact that we can have just one jell-o shot and we instantly relive college :) and updated in a way that makes them somehow sophisticated. There are so many different ways to customize your own jell-o shots. Besides the obvious flavor differences, you can try different molds to create unique shapes, you can mess with the way you layer different flavors or you could add details to the jell-o by putting fruit into the jell-o mixture or dipping the shot in coconut! The sky’s the limit!

What kind of jell-o shots will you serve at your wedding?


Bramble Cocktail Shots with Blackberries

Photo Credit: Martha Stewart Weddings

Dragon Flower Shots

Photo Credit: My Jello Americans

Margarita Jello Shots

Photo Credit: Use Real Butter

If you aren’t already familiar with Michelle Palm, she is a jell-o shot genius! She is the creative mind behind Jelly Shot Test Kitchen where she is constantly designing new and wonderful jell-o shots. All the shots below are her creations and you can find recipes for all of them on her blog! She also just released a book called Jelly Shot Test Kitchen which has loads more recipes and tips for making great Jelly Shots! Check out some of her amazing creations below!!!


Classic, Blackberry and Pear Cosmo Shots

Mojito Jelly Shot

Lemon Drop Jelly Shot

Vodka and Pink Lemonade Jelly Shots

Mimosa Jelly Shot


Root Beer Barrel Jelly Shot


Pineapple Brandy Jelly Shot

Strawberry Margarita Jelly Shot

Espresso Martini Jelly Shot



Neapolitan Martini Jelly Shot

Elderflower Mojito Jelly Shot


Whiskey Sour Jelly Shots



Gingerbread Martini Jelly Shots



Key Lime Pie Jelly Shot



Thanksgiving Theme: Pear Sour, Apple Pie and Bourbon Smash



Bushwacker Jelly Shot



White Wine Sangria Jelly Shots

Pink Squirrel Jelly Shot



Tom Collins Jelly Shot


Pink Squirrel, Grasshopper and Lemon Chiffon Ice Cream Themed Jelly Shots



Rainbow Jelly Shooter

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