Use one large box (4 cup size) or two small boxes (2 cup/400-500 ml size) of Lime Flavor* Jell-O or Quick Jelly gelatin dessert. Add 2 cups (400 ml) boiling water to gelatin. Stir until dissolved, about 2 minutes. Add 1 cup (200 ml) cold water, 1/2 cup Tequila (100 ml), and 1/4 cup Triple Sec (50 ml). Chill until set. Makes 8 servings, 1/2 cup each, or about 16 little "dixie cup" servings. [Metric measurements are approximate pending actual testing on metric jelly packets.]
May cause drowsiness. (1) According to the Surgeon General, women should not eat alcoholic Jell-O during pregancy because of the risk of birth defects. (2) Consumption of alcoholic Jell-O impairs your ability to drive a car or operate machinery, and may cause health problems.
*If you don't have lime flavor jelly powder (or whatever) in your country, substitute lemon flavor, and use 1/2 cup real lime juice + 3/4 cup water in place of the 1 1/4 cup cold water. If your local lemon product is pretty flavorless, reverse the quantities (3/4 + 1/2).
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