HowTo: Spike Your Popsicles

No better way to celebrate summer coming to an end than ice cold party favors.

HowTo: Spike Your Popsicles

The Jewels of New York offer up two mouthwatering booze popsicle recipes, gratis, for your enjoyment:

Blackberry Bramble Popsicle

  • 1 1/2 cup fresh blackberries
  • 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cups water
  • 3/4 cups superfine granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup gin
  • 6 popsicle molds and 6 wooden sticks

    HowTo: Spike Your Popsicles"In a pitcher mix in lemon juice, water, sugar, and gin. Divide mixture into molds leaving 2 inches for blackberries. Freeze until partially frozen, about 1 hour. Meanwhile mash blackberries with a fork until broken down and chunky. Top off popsicles with mashed blackberries and insert wooden sticks. Allow to freeze for 1 day."

Salty Dog Popsicle

  • 1 1/2 cup grapefruit segments
  • 3/4 cup fresh pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 cups water
  • 3/4 cups superfine granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup gin
  • optional coarse salt for serving
  • 6 popsicle molds and 6 wooden sticks

HowTo: Spike Your Popsicles

"In a pitcher mix in grapefruit juice, water, sugar, and gin. Divide mixture into molds leaving 2 inches for grapefruit segments. Freeze until partially frozen, about 1 hour. Top off popsicles with grapefruit segments, tearing into smaller pieces if needed and insert wooden sticks. Allow to freeze for 1 day. Serve with coarse salt."

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