Banana Daiquiri Jelly Shot Recipe (shooter)

Jello Shots
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  • Total: 2 hrs 20 mins
  • Prep: 2 hrs 20 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 16 servings

Here is a great recipe for adapting the flavors of a Banana Daiquiri into a jelly (Jell-O) shot.

Try this recipe to get the hang of making jelly shots then adapt your other favorite cocktails into these party favorites.

This recipe is for a single, 3-ounce box of gelatin, which is the most common size. It will make about 16 1-ounce shots and you can multiply the recipe to make more or to fit bigger cups.

Got the jelly shot-making technique down? Check out these 10 Fun Jell-O Shots from Popular Cocktails.


  • 1 package/3 ounces unflavored gelatin (or banana-flavored gelatin)
  • 1 cup water (boiling)
  • 3 ounces rum
  • 2 ounces crème de banana liqueur
  • 1 ounce triple sec
  • 1/4 cup water (cold)
  • Optional: food coloring

Steps to Make It

  1. Mix the liquors with cold water and chill in the refrigerator so they are a consistent temperature.

  2. Pour gelatin into a bowl.

  3. Add boiling water, stirring until the gelatin is completely dissolved.

  4. Stir in chilled liquor and water mix and food coloring (optional).

  5. Pour into shot glasses, molds, or a baking pan for a sheet of gelatin to cut up once set. Tip: The small, plastic shot cups are perfect because the drinker can just squeeze the shot out.

  6. Refrigerate until the liquid sets. (At least 2 hours, but overnight refrigeration is recommended)

  7. Serve cold.