I’m making popsicles this weekend! …OH BOOZY ONES! Why don’t you join me and let me know how it goes…
Pops and Prosecco
makes eight 2-and-1/4-oz. popsicles
You will need:
– 2 cups of port wine (or any dry fruity variety will work)
– 2 lbs clementine tangerines
– 1 1/2 lb figs
– ¼ cup honey
1. Place wine, clementine tangerines, figs and honey in a food processor or blender and process or blend until pureed, about 1-2 minutes. Pour mixture through a medium strainer.
2. Pour strained mixture into popsicle forms and freeze for about 2 hours or until mixture starts to solidify enough to hold a popsicle stick upright. Insert popsicle sticks and finish freezing popsicles overnight. To release popsicles run hot water on the outside of popsicle molds for a 2-3 seconds.
Makes five 2-and-1/4-oz. popsicles
You will need:
– 1 cup honeydew juice (approximately a whole melon weighing 1lb)
– 1/3 cup cucumber juice (approximately half a cucumber weighing 5oz.)
– ½ cup tequila
– 1 tablespoon triple sec
– 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
– 1 tablespoon mint simple syrup (recipe follows)
– 3 large mint sprigs
1. Place the honeydew and cucumber in a food processor or a blender and process until everything is pureed. Add tequila, triple sec, lime juice and mint syrup and process for another 20-30 seconds to blend well. Pour mixture into popsicles mold.
2. Freeze for about 2 hours or until mixture starts to solidify enough to hold a popsicle stick upright. Insert popsicle sticks and finish freezing popsicles overnight. To release popsicles run hot water on the outside of popsicle molds for a 2-3 seconds.
(You will have more syrup than you need. Save for other cocktail uses.
· 1/2 cup water
· 1/2 cups sugar
· 1 cup mint leaves, loosely packed
1. Place sugar and water in a pot over heat until sugar dissolves. Allow mixture to cool to room temperature and place mint leaves in mixture and muddle. Allow mint leaves to steep for 20 minutes. Strain and discard leaves. (Depending on the fineness of the sieve tiny pieces may remain).
*recipes from Endless Summer
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