Thursday, July 14, 2011

Butterbeer Jelly Shots

Today is the premiere of the very last Harry Potter movie. Here's something for the muggles!

Butterbeer Jelly Shots

Prep Time:15 min

Total Time:3 hrs 15 min

Servings:24 jelly shots


· 1 cup creme soda

· 2 envelopes plain gelatin

· 1/3 cup vanilla vodka

· 2/3 cup butterscotch schnapps

· colored large crystal sugar, for garnish, if desired


1. Pour soda in a medium saucepan and sprinkle with gelatin. Allow to soak for a minute or two.

2. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until the gelatin is dissolved (about 5 minutes). Remove from heat.

3. Stir in the vodka and schnapps.

4. Pour into standard loaf pan (non-reactive metal or glass, approx. 9" x 5"). Refrigerate until fully set (about 3 hours).

5. To serve, cut into desired shapes.

6. Immediately before serving, dip in colored crystal sugar, for garnish, if desired.

7. Make a kid-friendly version by gelling 2 cups of cream soda with a tablespoon or so of butterscotch syrup with 2 envelopes of plain gelatin.

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