Mojito Jello Shot Recipe

As minty and refreshing as the cocktail original, these Mojito jello shots are perfect served solo or grouped with other rum-based treats.

(Makes 18-24 Jello Shots)

Ingredients:

For the mojito syrup:

1 ½ cups water 1 cup granulated sugar 2 limes, quartered ¼ cup lime juice 1 cup mint leaves

For the jello shot:

1 ¼ cups mojito syrup 2 envelopes Knox gelatin 1 cup white rum 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves, plus additional for garnish

Directions:

For the mojito syrup:

  1. Combine water, sugar, limes, lime juice, and mint in a medium saucepan and bring it to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer for five minutes.
  2. Remove pan from heat, and allow mixture to cool to room temperature before straining.

For the jello shot:

  1. Pour the mojito syrup into a medium saucepan and sprinkle with the gelatin. Allow the gelatin to soak for a minute or two.
  2. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until gelatin is fully dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in rum and chopped mint. Pour the mixture into a 1-pound loaf pan and refrigerate until fully set, several hours overnight.
  3. To serve, cut into desired shapes. Garnish with chopped fresh mint as desired.