Easy Champagne Jello Shots

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Easy champagne jello shots recipe – delicious easy Jell-O shots perfect to celebrate New Years Eve, full of champagne flavor!

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Sparkling Champagne Jello Shots

These champagne Jell-O shots are the perfect way to celebrate – they are light, bubbly, and refreshing – perfect to finish off a prime rib or lobster tail dinner romantic dinner!

(My lobster tail recipe is so good, it has netted more than 15 engagements on New Year’s Eve – including my own, over 12 years ago!)

If you’re looking for another boozy sweet recipe perfect to celebrate with, you NEED to try our Negroni Gummy bears! So simple and bursting with the flavor of one of our favorite cocktails.

I hope you love this easy Jell-O shots recipe as much as I do!

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What Champagne To Use For Jello Shots

While I am a huge fan of Veuve, this recipe is best with a champagne
(or more likely Prosecco, since it is less expensive) you love the taste of – but is inexpensive.

If you really want to use expensive champagne, go for it – but you can also make this recipe with some great picks under $15.

How to Decorate Jello Shots

Make these Jell-O shots extra festive by adding fun (and easy!) decorations to sprinkle over the top, with a bit of whipped cream!

We’re linking some of our favorite festive sugars and sprinkles that you can buy online:

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Other Delicious Desserts You’ll Love

If you’re looking for a delicious dessert, we have tons of delicious, easy recipes that are full of flavor and easy to whip up.

Strawberry Shortcake – Light and airy, perfect for balancing the bubbly jello shots.

Lemon Bars – Tart and sweet, complementing the champagne flavor.

Macarons – Elegant and colorful, adding a touch of sophistication.

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries – Classic and indulgent, perfect with champagne.

Cheesecake Bites – Rich and creamy, offering a contrasting texture.

Mini Tarts – Filled with fresh fruits or custard, adding a refreshing element.

Panna Cotta – Smooth and silky, pairs well with the effervescence of champagne.

Fruit Salad – Light and fresh, a great palate cleanser.

Chocolate Truffles – Decadent and luxurious, enhancing the celebration feel.

Try these desserts next:

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FAQ’s

How long do jello shots take to set?

Jell-o shots take about 2-3 hours to set in individual glasses.

Can I use non-alcoholic champagne?

Yes, non-alcoholic champagne or sparkling grape juice can be used as a substitute for an alcohol-free version of jello shots.

Can I add fruit to the jello shots?

Yes, small pieces of fruit such as strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries can be added. Make sure to place the fruit in the cups before pouring in the jello mixture.

How do I make the jello shots firmer?

To make firmer jello shots, you can slightly reduce the amount of champagne and increase the amount of gelatin. A typical ratio is one envelope of gelatin per cup of liquid.

Can I make flavored champagne jello shots?

Yes, you can use flavored gelatin to add different tastes. Common flavors that pair well with champagne are strawberry, raspberry, or peach.

How much alcohol is in a champagne jello shot?

The alcohol content will depend on the ratio of champagne to water/gelatin. On average, each shot contains a small amount of alcohol, similar to a sip of champagne.

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Easy Champagne Jell-o Shoots

Super simple and quick Jello shots infused with champagne are perfect for a party!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword alcohol, cocktail, dessert, jello, jello shots
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 52kcal
Author Courtney O’Dell
Cost $8

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups champagne divided
  • 9 oz Jello lemon gelatin
  • ¼ cup vodka
  • gold sprinkles

Instructions

  • Pour 1 1/4 cups in a saucepan.
  • Sprinkle jello packets on top.
  • Let gelatin soften for about two minutes, then heat mixture over low heat, stirring until jello has dissolved. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in remaining 1/4 cup each of champagne and vodka.
  • Pour mixture into 6 martini, coupe, or rocks glasses, and chill for 2 hours, or until firm.
  • Top with gold sprinkles, and whipped cream if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 52kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 0.04g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 52mg | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.2mg

About Courtney

Courtney loves to share great wine, good food, and loves to explore far flung places- all while masting an everyday elegant and easy style at lifestyle blog Sweet C’s Designs. Sweet C's devoted to finding the best food and drinks you'll want to make or find, around the world!

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