Mangonada Jell-O Shots


If you like the popular Mexican treat mangonada, you will love this mango candy shot recipe! It tastes like a mango margarita in jelly form.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 25 mins
20 shots


  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 (.25 ounce) packages unflavored gelatin

  • 2 cups mango puree

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 cup vodka

  • 1 teaspoon chamoy sauce, or to taste

  • 1 teaspoon chile-lime seasoning (such as Tajin®), or as needed


  1. Heat water and gelatin in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; whisk until dissolved, about 5 minutes. Add mango purée, sugar, and lemon juice; whisk until dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat to cool slightly, about 5 minutes.

  2. Whisk vodka into cooled mango gelatin until combined.

  3. Add a few drops chamoy and a sprinkle Tajin to twenty (2-ounce) cups. Fill each cup evenly with mango gelatin and sprinkle with more Tajin. Let set in the refrigerator for 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

49 Calories
5g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 49
% Daily Value *
Sodium 28mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 1mg 0%
Potassium 2mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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