Happy March! Although, wait….isn’t March supposed to mean we are close to spring? For all of you New Englanders out there, it is clear that this could not be as far from the truth as possible this year. Like many of us Bostonians, I am not so secretly wishing I was somewhere on a tropical island enjoying a fruity little drink with an umbrella in it (let’s be honest the umbrella really makes the drink)! I may not be able to be on a tropical island right now, but I can enjoy an umbrella drink, or in this case, an umbrella jello shot. Here’s how to escape reality and get away for a little while….
1 box Pina Colada flavored Jell-o
1 cup boiling water
1 cup coconut rum
Per usual, add the boiling water to the jello mix and stir until the powder is completely dissolved; let sit for a minute and then add the rum and stir again. Pour into shot-glasses; this time I chose to go with the bright colors as they made me feel a little bit more “summer-y”! Put the shot glasses in the fridge (*note: the glasses I chose this time do not have covers, so make sure you have the shelf space in the fridge for them). Once they have solidified, add an umbrella and enjoy!
Now you can have summer all year long…or at least the summer beverages)… Cheers!!
**Pina Colada Jell-O is hard to find, and I ended up buying it online, however, if you don’t have the time, or are in serious need of a summer jello shot ASAP, you can substitute with pineapple flavored Jell-O; it gives a little bit of a different taste, but still just as delicious!**