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Make this hurricane jello shots recipe for Mardi Gras

hurricane jello shots recipe

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Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course party drinks
Servings 16 jello shot squares
Calories 174 kcal

what you'll need

First Layer

  • 1 cup dark rum
  • 1 cup orange juice no pulp
  • 3 oz orange gelatin

Second Layer

  • 1 1/2 cup passion fruit flavored rum
  • 1/4 oz envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 3 cups pineapple/orange juice blend or pineapple juice
  • 3/4 cup lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 cup grenadine
  • maraschino cherries

let's do it

  • For the first layer, heat dark rum and orange juice in medium saucepan until hot but not boiling then remove from heat. Add orange jello and stir until completely dissolved and pour into a 8" x 8" baking dish. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until completely set.
  • To make the second layer, pour passion fruit rum into medium saucepan. sprinkle unflavored gelatin over surface and allow to soften 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and stir to dissolve gelatin completely. Heat mixture over medium heat until hot to the touch but NOT simmering. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Pour passion fruit mixture over orange layer, chill 2 hours or until firmly set.
  • When ready to serve, cut into desired shapes and garnish with maraschino cherries. Serve cold.

One Last Thing

Short on time? No problem! You can make this recipe up to a day or two in advance—just keep refrigerated until ready to serve.


Calories: 174kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 3gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.02gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.03gSodium: 19mgPotassium: 46mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 13g
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