"Little watermelon slices with a kick! The kids' version is fun too; just substitute 1 cup cold water for the vodka." — blancdeblanc
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1 (3 ounce) package
watermelon-flavored gelatin mix
black sesame seeds, or as needed
I used 1/2 cup watermelon schnapps and 1/2 cup vodka. The shots turned out great!
A huge hit! They came out perfect. The video is essential on how to make them. You do need to turn the rind inside out to remove all of the pulp and skin. Once you get the hang of this it is relatively easy. Lime rinds are pretty tough. I used 13 limes and all but 1 came out perfect. A 3oz. box of jello filled 10 halved limes (so 40 wedges). I put cupcake liners in a muffin tin and placed a lime half in each well. You can lean them against the edge to keep them level. I made them the night before and let them set up all night. To cut the halves into wedges you need to turn the lime face down so you cut through the rind first and don't destroy the jello. I used Pucker (watermelon flavored vodka). For me they were a little strong. I made these for a club party and everyone loved them. I had people following me around to try to steal seconds and thirds. They are time consuming but were the hit of the party. Without liquor they would be a great party treat for kids. I am pretty sure people will be begging me to make them again and again!!!
these were a hit but very hard to make. i lost at least half of my jello from leakage. Fun thing if you can figure out how not to tear lime.
I made this minus the vodka for one of my high school classes and it was not only difficult but unappealing. You have to buy really ripe, large limes because they are extremely hard to get the pulp out and cut otherwise... After putting in the jello I kept the lime halves in the fridge for 2 hours, and they were impossible to cut. The lime completely overpowered the flavor of the jello.. In fact, it kind of stung a little on my mouth because it was too intense. I spent an hour preparing this for nothing. Perhaps the alcohol version is better because all the reviews I've seen are pretty positive, but I'll never know. I do not recommend this at all.
I agree with Shelley. these were hard to make. wear gloves. the video gives a lovely unrealistic view of peeling the membrane away. Not so easy and yes do not rip the bottom of your lime cup. I had way more jello left over to do more than 5 limes. Oh maybe that counts for the spillage. Also I used my hard boiled egg holder to set the limes in. They are beautiful though.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Sliced Watermelon Jell-O(R) Shots
Serving Size: 1/20 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: < 1
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