Champagne Strawberry Jello

Sometimes it’s hard to decide or know what type of food to bring to a party, especially a birthday potluck party. Thanks to Pinterest! The scratching-your-head day is gone. I couldn’t be more happier to have found this recipe. Of course, it involves alcohol. You can’t go wrong for bringing alcohol to a party. Well, it’s not a party if it doesn’t involve alcohol. Right?! But you don’t want your friends to be wasted either. This recipe is perfect. Just a little of bubbly. Just a little of romantic. Just a little of prettiness. And not to mention, it’s A LOT of DELICIOUSNESS!! Bring it to your next party and your guests will be wowed.

Adopted from Hello, Jell-O! by Victoria Belange
Serving: 7 – 10 molds
3 tablespoons or 3 envelopes of unflavored gelatin powder
2 cups cold water
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups cold champagne
1 1/2 cups cold ginger ale
1 cup sliced fresh strawberries

In a saucepan, sprinkle the gelatin evenly over the cold water and allow the gelatin to absorb the water for 2 minutes.

Bring the water with the gelatin powder to a boil over high heat while stirring until the gelatin is fully dissolved. Remove from the heat.

Transfer the gelatin mixture to a bowl, add the sugar, and stir until dissolved. Then, stir in the champagne and ginger ale.

Refrigerate until thickened a bit. Make sure the mixture is still partially liquid. Fold in the strawberries. Spoon into 7 to 10 individual molds or a big mold. The smaller the mold the firmer the jello will be. Remember, metal mold acquire firmer jello than glass mold. Refrigerate until firm. Unmold and serve.

To unmold, run a knife around the top of the jello and put it in a bath of warm water for 10 – 20 seconds. Flip it over and shake it or give it a light pat.

Make some of these for your loved ones on Valentine’s Day and they will be swooned away and in cloud 9.

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93 Responses to Champagne Strawberry Jello

  1. Dora says:

    My 4yr grdson love’s ideas such as , So we r using 100% fruit juice.

  2. Lily Esperanza says:

    Can you make these like a week or n advance? Making them for my 60 th birthday garden party!

  3. Lily Esperanza says:

    Making them for my 60th birthday, garden party! So fun can you make these a week in advance and keep them in refrigerator?

  4. Lily says:

    I made them and LOVE them, just the way they are Thank you, so much! Just Wondering if I could add a little vodka to make a bit a bit stronger in alcohol, or less gingerale? Although I love them the way they are!

    • Irene says:

      Of course, you could replace some of the liquid called for ginger ale of champagne with vodka. Try it and sure let me know how you like it.

  5. Kir says:

    I tried making these and they never set. What is meant by 3 tablespoons OR 3 envelops of gelatin powder. 3 envelops is a lot more then 3 tablespoons. Help.

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  7. Kaitlin says:

    How long does it take to set?

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  11. biancaporter says:

    There was an old recipe like this in an old magazine that used sparkling water instead of champagne. They even had a special fizzy jello at the time. What I miss is the old molds

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