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Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots Recipe

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These Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots are a treat. Made with pineapple juice and maraschino cherry juice, too, you’ll be in pineapple upside down heaven.

Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots

These are so easy to make. First things first, you’ll need some 9 oz. solo plastic dessert cups and a cupcake tin.

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Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots

Next, you’ll get ready to make the jello. You’ll need 4 packets of Knox gelatine, 4 cups pineapple juice, and the juice of 1 jar of maraschino cherries.

Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots

In a large pot, heat pineapple juice over medium heat. Do not let the juice boil. Once the juice is heated and begins to put off steam, remove from heat, whisk in gelatin. 

Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots
Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots

Divide the juice mixture between 2 bowls, you’ll want about 2 ½ cups in one bowl and 1 ½ cups in the other. In the smaller bowl, stir in juice from the maraschino cherry jar. In the larger bowl, stir in vodka, if desired.

Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots

Place your cups into a muffin tin to keep them steady and easier to move into and out of the refrigerator. Divide the pineapple/cherry jello mixture evenly among the cups. Chill in the refrigerator for 1 ½ hours until cherry layer is set.

Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots

Add pineapple/vodka jello to the cups evenly, chill again for 1 ½ hours.

Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots

Once almost set, take the cups from the fridge and scoop out a small circle from the middle of the cups. Place a maraschino cherry there. Chill again until ready to serve.

Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots

Enjoy!

Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots

For a printable version of this recipe, see below.

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Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots
Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots

Upside Down Pineapple Cake Jello Shots Recipe

Yield: 6 cups
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes

Try this crowd favorite shot as a jello shot instead! It's delicious and fun for parties.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups pineapple juice
  • 4 packets Knox unflavored gelatin
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries with stems, plus the juice
  • ¾ cup vodka, chilled

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, heat pineapple juice over medium heat. Do not let the juice boil.
  2. Once the juice is heated and begins to put off steam, remove from heat, whisk in gelatin.
  3. Divide the juice mixture between 2 bowls, you’ll want about 2 ½ cups in one bowl and 1 ½ cups in the other.
  4. In the smaller bowl, stir in juice from the maraschino cherry jar. In the larger bowl, stir in vodka, if desired.
  5. Place your cups into a muffin tin to keep them steady and easier to move into and out of the refrigerator.
  6. Divide the pineapple/cherry jello mixture evenly among the cups.
  7. Chill in the refrigerator for 1 ½ hours until cherry layer is set.
  8. Add pineapple/vodka jello to the cups evenly, chill again for 1 ½ hours.
  9. Once almost set, take the cups from the fridge and scoop out a small circle from the middle of the cups.
  10. Place a maraschino cherry there.
  11. Chill again until ready to serve. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 179Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 30mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 0gSugar: 22gProtein: 2g

The nutritional information here is an estimate. While I try to provide accurate information via Nutritionix, this information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that it will be completely accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any information sunnysweetdays.com should only be used as a general guideline.

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