Glow in the Dark Shots

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours

 

Sure these little shots look adorable in the light of day….or night!

But check out what happens when you serve them up under a black light!

They cast an eerie glow that will leave your guests spellbound.

How does it work? Quinine! Click here for the science. Read on for the recipe.

Cheers to a happy Halloween!

Directions

Place jello in a large glass measuring cup. Bring 1 cup tonic water to a boil. Add to Jell-O ; stir till dissolved.  Stir in the Malibu Rum  and 1/4 cup  tonic water. Pour into shot glasses and chill until set.


Yield: 1 dozen shots

What's Needed:

 

Special equipment: Black light
One 3  ounce package  Lime  Jell-O
1 cup tonic water
¾ cup Malibu Rum
¼ cup tonic water

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