Saturday, November 15, 2008

Lychee, Raspberry and Champagne Jelly Shot

Refreshing Beverage of the Week
I know nobody but high school girls and frat boys do Jell-O shots, but I think they are kind of fun and different, and isn’t diversity what life in Santa Fe is all about? So here is a special jelly shot made with Lychee and Raspberry and Champagne, maybe even pink Champagne?

1 ounce sugar syrup
4 ounces champagne
3/4 teaspoon powdered gelatin
3 lychees
6 raspberries

Heat the sugar syrup and champagne till just hot, not boiling — you don’t want to loose that alcohol! Sprinkle gelatin on top of the champagne mixture, stir until it completely dissolves, then set aside to cool. Place 1/2 a lychee and a raspberry in the center of 6 beautiful shot glasses and pour in the champagne to cover. Let set in fridge for 3 hours or over night. Serve with little food on sticks. Now that’s a party!