5 Boozy Popsicles

We’re all adults here; we all can acknowledge the elephant in the room in summer. It’s the image of a glass of rosé bathed in sunlight that remains a thought bubble floating above our heads throughout the work day. As we nod and take notes in our morning meeting, really we’re thinking about patios, Hampton beaches, chilled wine and margaritas on the rocks – especially on Thursday, when the image seems so close and yet so far. So what’s another creative way to cocktail too early in the day during summer? Boozy popsicles of course. Here are five great ones to make…
Pimm’s Cup Ice Pop
easy boozy popsicle recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup Ginger Ale

2 tablespoons Lemon Juice

1/4 cup Cucumber, thinly sliced

2 ounces Pimm’s Cup Liqueur

1 tablespoon Mint, optional

Directions:

Place slices of cucumber into the ice pop molds. Stir together ginger ale, lemon juice, Pimm’s Cup, and mint.  Pour into the ice pop molds. Freeze 6-8 hours or overnight.

Blackberry Mojito Ice Pop

easy boozy popsicle recipe

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Blackberries

1/2 teaspoon Agave

1 cup Lemon-Lime Soda

2 tablespoons Mint

2 ounces White Rum

Directions:

Muddle the blackberries with agave, mint, and rum.  Distribute the muddled blackberry mixture between the ice pop molds. Pour in the lemon-lime soda. Freeze 6-8 hours or overnight.

Pineapple Margarita Ice Pop

easy boozy popsicle recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup Unsweetened Pineapple Juice

1/4 cup Lime Juice

1 tablespoon Agave Nectar

2 ounces Tequila

Pineapple, chunks, bite size

Directions:

Evenly divide the pineapple chunks between the ice pop molds. Stir together pineapple juice, lime juice, agave, and tequila. Pour into the ice pop molds. Freeze 6-8 hours or overnight. If desired, serve by dipping the top of the ice pop into sea salt.

Blueberry Apricot Bellini Ice Pop

easy boozy popsicle recipe

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Blueberries

1 cup Apricot Nectar

1/3 cup Prosecco

Directions:

Purée blueberries and pour into the ice pop molds. Stir together the apricot nectar and sparkling wine. Distribute evenly between the ice pop molds. Freeze 6-8 hours or overnight.

Moscow Mule Ice Pop

easy boozy popsicle recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup Ginger Beer

1 tablespoon fresh Lime Juice

1 teaspoon Agave Nectar

2 ounces Vodka

Candied ginger, optional

Directions:

If using, place pieces of candied ginger into the ice pop molds. Stir together ginger beer, lime juice, agave, and vodka. Pour into the ice pop molds. Freeze 6-8 hours or overnight.