There’s always room for Jell-O at your party if you make classy Jell-O shots #Entertaining#Food#alcohol#jello shots#party July 19 | Cat Rocketship Bramble Jelly Shots -- containing lemon sour, gin, and blackberry liqueur. Mmmm. Courtesy Jelly Shot Test Kitchen. I haven't partaken in Jell-O shots since my college's annual booze-fueled weeklong party, and then the shots were super unclassy — red and green Jell-O mixed with Hawkeye vodka in sad little Dixie cups. MMM! Not. I'm grown up now, and though the parties haven't stopped, the Jell-O shots had. Until I found Michelle Palm's book Jelly Shot Test Kitchen and her blog at jelly-shot-test-kitchen.blogspot.com. Washington apple jelly shots. Courtesy Jelly Shot Test Kitchen. Michelle and Intern Doug work tirelessly to fill the weeks of the year with posts containing new recipes for and photos of lovely little alcoholic hors d'oerves using lots of different types of booze and huge varieties of shapes and colors. Little pinkie French 78 shots. Courtesy Jelly Shot Test Kitchen. Last week Michelle even posted a Jell-O shot in honor of the final Harry Potter movie: chocolate frogs. I want to pop on in my mooooouth! Courtesy Jelly Shot Test Kitchen. These are so pretty and delicate — I can't imagine a party they wouldn't work for. Even for kids' parties, I could remove the punch and just serve up pretty little Jell-O sculptures, wiggling and jiggling their way to the table. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Cat Rocketship I was the Managing Editor of Offbeat Home for a year and a half. I have a rich Internet life and also a pretty good real life. Hobbies include D&D, Twitter, and working on making our household more self-reliant. I also draw things. PREVIOUS How to host an outdoor movie party — treat the neighborhood to a showing of The Brave Little Toaster NEXT Recommendations for your kid's first camera Show/Hide comments [ 16 ] I have been using the book since it came out and the shots have been a hit at parties. Strong, but adult and classy. Using the measurements, I have created some of my own favorite drinks in jelled form. I have also branched out into pudding shots (which are freaking amazing with some whipped cream on top)! 1 agrees Reply I just discovered this site last week while preparing Jell-o shots for my own party (and wondering if we were too old for that). I want to make these sooooo bad. Reply This is now on my list of MUST BUY BOOKS 😀 Those are brilliant! Amd a LOT better than dixie cups ha 2 agree Reply Have you seen the book Jellymongers? Two good-looking chaps making AMAZING looking gelatin desserts, many with alcohol, some on fire. The photos alone are beautiful. They also give helpful tips on making candy-infused vodka. I couldn't put it down! Reply Jello has a great retro feel to it too, from back in the day when everyone though jello was just a hoot. My roommate was given a jello recipe book for parties by her grandma. The recipes were pretty nasty, but I'm sure if you were throwing a reto-chic dinner party you could think of something just as cute without resorting to jello-creamed herring. Reply Jello! I love jello. I would probably make these non-alcoholic, but these look awesome! 2 agree Reply There's a lady in Brooklyn who's mad for Jello molds! http://jellomoldmistress.com/ I wish I had the exacting molds they seem to have, oh well, a bunch of take-out containers will have to do. 🙂 Reply I love the Jelly Shot Test Kitchen! I tried to make the French Lemonade jelly shot that Doug had made in a bundt cake pan, but I didn't have a bundt cake pan, so I used the swirly top of a giant cupcake pan, and I used pink lemonade instead of the usual yellow. With the swirly shape, Chambord dark raspberry on top and pink on the base, it totally looked like a giant nipple. But it was delicious and went over well. Reply These are awesome!! Reply Oh gods, there's a website, too?! I'm doomed! A friend of mine found the book a while ago, but she didn't tell me there was a web address that also had the recipes… Welp, there goes the rest of my scarce funds! 😉 Reply My husband's a vegetarian. Is there a good vegetarian substitute for gelatin in these? Anyone know if pectin works? Reply Oh hey! Jelly Shot Test Kitchen has a link with info! Good question. Reply Oh, derp. Right in front of my face. Thanks. 🙂 Reply I've also seen jello shots molded in citrus! : http://bit.ly/q7bjcA Reply LOVE this post! I had never heard of these before, but instantly fell in love with the pictures you featured. Had a long day at work yesterday, so I went home and made my own — DELISH!!! Reply Oh yeah? Rock on! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.