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Topic: Anyone have a Vegan "Jello" Jigglers/Jello Shot Recipe?  (Read 3945 times)
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« on: October 03, 2008 03:54:50 PM »

I found the coolest silicone skull-shaped ice cube trays and thought a fun twist would be to make skull-shaped jello jiggler type shots for my Halloween party this year. 
Has anyone tried this?  Have a good recipe? 


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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2008 04:01:46 PM »

i don't have a recipe but agar is a fab vegan friendly gelling/setting agent, it's made from seaweed, the packet usually tells you how to make it up, just remember to add a bit more for alco

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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2008 11:34:55 PM »

I've made jello shots a few times with vegan gelatin mixes I bought off of veganessentials.com
And the best part is that vegan jello sets super fast! I'm talking they start setting as soon as you make them.  Smiley
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2008 08:47:22 PM »

I'll have to go by the natural food store nearby to see if they have mixes.  Thanks poseursteph for the tip about it setting up fast.  I used agar once without a recipe and just had no luck at all, but I miss the silliness of Jell-O, time to give it another try!  I can't wait.

I wonder if alcohol effects the results at all...
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« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2008 08:53:27 PM »

You can also go to asian supermarkets and buy packets of "agar-agar". The directions aren't going to be as clear by a long shot, but it's cheap enough that you can buy a lot and experiment (and have fun experimenting?) I know alcohol makes the gel set up more loosely, and agar-agar tends to set differently, more firmly than gelatin, so that might actually turn out better.

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