Watermelon Jello Shot Slices

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Introduction: Watermelon Jello Shot Slices

Jello shots are fun to make, and even more fun to eat... the only problem is the size! The shots are always so small, and you inevitably end up having to use your finger to scoop half the jello out of the cup! (gross!)

Problem solved! Now you can beat the heat and party on with Watermelon jello shot slices! These are great on a hot day!

You'll need:
-a small watermelon
-Jolly Rancher watermelon jello mix
-small pot
-1 cup of boiling water
-1/2 cup vodka (or drink of choice)
-1/2 cup watermelon water
-knife
-large spoon
-wire strainer
-measuring cup

You can try out a few awesome jello flavors with the Jolly Rancher Gelatin Mold Kit. The kit includes Green Apple, Watermellon, Blue Raspberry and Cherry flavors!

Step 1: Hollow Out the Watermelon

Cut the watermelon in half, then scoop out the insides of both halves into a bowl. be sure to get as close as you can to the rind.

Step 2: Save the Watermelon Juice and Add Vodka

The jello recipe calls for water.... but it would be a shame to let all that watermelon water go to waste!

Place a strainer over a measuring cup, and pour the juice from the bowl into it.
Just by scooping the melon into a bowl, i was able to get over a cup without even pressing the watermelon flesh. (You only need 1/2 a cup of the juice.)

Now add a half cup of vodka or your prefered drink to the half cup of juice, and set aside in another cup.

Step 3: Mix It Up

Add a cup of boiling water to the jello mix. Stir it until the mix is completely dissolved. Add the juice/vodka to the mix and stir.

Step 4: Scoop, Freeze, and Enjoy!

Scoop the mix into a watermelon bowl, and set in the freezer.
(I know it's supposed to be refrigerated, but I was impatient, and the partially frozen gelatin was amazing!)

Take it out of the freezer in a couple of hours, slice, and enjoy with a friend!

Eat responsibly, and be sure to check out my Margarita Watermelon Wedges!

https://www.instructables.com/id/Margarita-Watermel..

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    Hi.. Is anyone know what should I do if my jelly can't stick to the watermelon peel??

    Not sure... didn't run into that issue. Try scoring the inside of the rhind?

    I live in Australia and watermelon jelly is not available here. Has anyone tried any different flavors, or plain gelatin?

    I know its been a year but you can get the create your own flavor jelly, i think its aeroplane jelly but not sure, it's in a black box.

    If you were feeling patient and creative you could cut only the section with the seeds out and fill that with jello so you had a half an half water melon and jello combination!

    That sounds like a fun idea. If you do it, be sure to post pictures!

    Yeah, I would give it a go but water melon is like $1.95 per kilo, the last one I bought was only $0.65 per kilo!

    Well, our local fruit shop has them on sale $2.00 EACH!

    We got the biggest and best one!

    $2.00 for a WHOLE watermelon?! where do you live?? i'm coming to get me some! :D

    You can find the store here.

    You think $2.00 is cheap!?! they had an opening sale where watermelon was 1C per kilogram! we bought 25kg for 25 cents...

    Watermelon always goes cheapish when the season is right, the price varies from $3.50 per kilo to 1C per kilo.