Margarita Jello Shot Cocktail Recipe

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Margarita Jello Shot Cocktail Recipe

Margaritas have a sweet-salty-tart magic that makes them irresistible, and these jiggly Jello shots are the perfect way to turn up your next party. This simple Margarita recipe perfectly mimics the liquid version. If you like the sweet, salty, and tart taste of Margaritas and are looking for a way to shake up your next party, these jiggly Jello shots are what you need. With the Margarita, you can recreate the liquid essence of this cocktail in a wiggly, jiggly shot by using the same tequila, lime juice, simple syrup and gelatin measurements (yes, it’s As flavorful and easygoing as the original, the result is remarkable.

If you decide to make a margarita in the meantime, all you need to do is adjust the measurements of the Tequila, the lime juice, the simple syrup, and the gelatin, then mix it all together (it’s that simple). Despite the modified recipe, the end product is equally tasty and easy to enjoy. Having to wait a few hours for the gelatin to set is the only downside to the recipe, so let’s just make a Margarita while you wait.


  • The rim of a traditional margarita is coated in salt, so you do the same with these jello shots. If you prefer, you can sprinkle some sugar instead if you would like something sweeter.
  • To get started, use a knife to make a small cut on the inside of the lime stem-point to make a small hole so you can get the white, fibrous material out. If you turn the lime halves inside-out as you clean them, you may have an easier time cleaning

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Margarita Jello Shot Cocktail Recipe is 3 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Margarita Jello Shot Cocktail Recipe is 56 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Margarita Jello Shot Cocktail Recipe is 305 minutes.

Tools needed

  • mixing bowl


  • shot glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 1 pack lime-flavored gelatin mix
  • 1 oz boiling water
  • ⅓ oz tequila
  • ⅓ oz triple sec
  • ⅓ oz water
  • lime wedge (for garnish)

Steps to Make It

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the boiling water and gelatin.
  • Stir until the jello is dissolved.
  • Add tequila, triple sec, and water. Stir again.
  • Pour the mixture into a shot glass.
  • Refrigerate until set (about 5 hours)
  • Serve it with a lime wedge garnish. Enjoy.

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