Mojito Jelly Shot Recipe

Mojito Jelly Shot
Amy Webster & Michelle Palm

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 jelly 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

Everyone's favorite Cuban highball interpreted in jelly shot form. As minty and refreshing as the cocktail original, these are perfect served solo or grouped with other rum-based treats.

Directions

For the mojito syrup:

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. 

Remove pan from heat, and allow mixture to cool to room temperature before straining.

For the jelly shot:

Pour the mojito syrup into a medium saucepan and sprinkle with the gelatin. Allow the gelatin to soak for a minute or two.

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.

To serve, cut into desired shapes. Garnish with chopped fresh mint as desired.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

136 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Fat, Low Sodium Fat Free, Low Fat Abs, Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, No Oil Added

Daily value:

7%

Servings:

18
  • Fat 0g 0%
  • Carbs 27g 9%
  • Saturated 0g 0%
  • Fiber 0g 1%
  • Sugars 24g
  • Monounsaturated 0g
  • Polyunsaturated 0g
  • Protein 1g 2%
  • Sodium 6mg 0%
  • Calcium 30mg 3%
  • Magnesium 7mg 2%
  • Potassium 67mg 2%
  • Iron 0mg 1%
  • Zinc 0mg 2%
  • Phosphorus 4mg 1%
  • Vitamin A 3µg 0%
  • Vitamin C 4mg 6%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 1%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 17%
  • Niacin (B3) 0mg 0%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 0%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 3µg 1%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 0%
  • Vitamin K 0µg 0%
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