Fireball Jello Shot Cupcake Recipe

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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to celebrate — and what better way than with a fancy jello shot?

This year, celebrate the labor of love with a decadently sweet and spicy Fireball Jello Shot Cupcake. A mixture of Fireball whisky, cream cheese icing and, you guessed it, jello, these sweet treats will be your new favorite celebratory dessert.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Fireball Jello Shot Cupcake Recipe:

For the Jello Shots:

  • 1 1/3 cup ginger ale
  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 2/3 cup Fireball whisky
  • 2-3 drops food coloring red

For the Butter Cream Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter; room temperature
  • 1 tbsp Fireball whisky
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
Directions:
For the Jello Shots”
  1. Spray a small muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Pour ginger ale into a medium saucepan, and sprinkle gelatin on top and allow to sit for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Put the saucepan over low heat, and whisk ginger ale and gelatin constantly until the gelatin is completely dissolved.
  4. Remove the saucepan from the heat and pour in the Fireball whisky to the jello mix.
  5. Add a few drops of red food coloring.
  6. Pour jello mixture into muffin tin and place in the refrigerator until set.
  7. This should take about 2-3 hours.

For the Butter Cream Frosting:

  1. Using a mixer, beat the butter on medium-high speed until fluffy.
  2. Reduce speed to low and add the Fireball whisky, powdered sugar and salt.
  3. Increase speed to medium-high and beat until frosting is creamy and smooth.
  4. Set aside until ready to decorate.

Putting it all Together:

  1. When jello is set, remove it from the muffin tin and place on a serving dish.
  2. Scoop butter cream frosting into a icing, or ziplock, bad and decorate the shots as you see fit.
  3. Store the shots in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  4. Enjoy!