5 Homemade Boozy Ice Pop Recipes to Try This Weekend

Keep cool all summer long

Homemade boozy ice pop recipesphoto: Daniel Hjalmarsson

Words by maven46
July 25th, 2019

With temperatures currently reaching upwards of 20°C, finally, there’s nothing better than an ice-cold treat in hand to keep cool. So that’s exactly what we have for you: five of our favourite homemade boozy ice pop recipes to try this weekend. These aren’t for the kids, so enjoy responsibly!

Bourbon Peach Ice Pops

If you’re looking for a treat that embodies the perfect summer afternoon, this is it! This bourbon peach ice pop recipe screams summertime fun.

Ingredients:

4 cups peaches

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup honey

3-4 tablespoons bourbon or whiskey

1. Peel and cut peaches into chunks. Discard the pits.

2. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend on medium speed, leaving a few chunks.

3. Pour the mixture into ice pop moulds.

4. Freeze for about 30 minutes, then insert popsicle sticks.

5. Continue to freeze until firm—overnight works best.


Blueberry Wine Pops

Succulent blueberries, flamboyant red wine. What more do we need to say? Try this recipe for a fruity, ice-cold treat with an added kick.

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Ingredients:

1 cup blueberries

1 cup of your favourite wine

2 cups lemonade

Sugar to taste

1. Combine wine, lemonade, and sugar.

2. Add blueberries to six to eight reusable moulds and cover with your wine-lemonade mix.

3. Insert popsicle sticks into the mixture.

4. Allow to freeze overnight.


Vodka Gummy Bear Ice Pops

This ice pop combines three treats that come together in a frozen delight. Make these Vodka Gummy Bear Ice Pops for a sugary treat with an alcoholic kick. Please note that the process may take several hours to complete.

Ingredients:

One large bag of gummy bears

Vodka of choice

Mineral of choice or lemonade

1. Place gummy bears in a bowl and cover with the vodka of your choice. The longer you allow the gummy bears to soak, the more alcohol they’ll absorb.

2. Strain the gummy bears and place a third of them into the bottoms of six to eight reusable ice pop moulds.

3. Cover with the lemonade or mineral and freeze. (Your moulds should only be one-fourth of the way full.)

4. Once frozen, repeat the above steps three more times until the ice pop moulds are full.

5. Enjoy!


Fruit and Champagne Cocktail Ice Pops

Add a touch of delicious sophistication to your next summer gathering with this icy dream on a stick. This is the perfect treat to help you cool off as the day heats up. They’re simple to make and simple to enjoy!

1-2 cups fresh strawberries

2 cups peaches, pitted

1 tablespoon sugar

2-3 cups of your favourite champagne

Lemon juice to taste

Fresh fruit, cut into chunks or slices

1. Blend all ingredients except the fresh fruit on high in a blender until smooth.

2. Pour mixture into ice pop moulds, add fresh fruit pieces, and add popsicle sticks.

3. Freeze overnight.


Basil Mint Citrus Mojito

Kick things up a notch with this recipe for all the mojito lovers out there! These amazing frozen treats bring together the taste of summer and the classic refreshing drink in the best way. Just be sure to share with friends.

Ingredients:

1-2 cups orange juice

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 tablespoons lime juice

2 1/2 tablespoons sugar

1 cup crushed ice

Fresh mint and basil leaves, to taste

Rum of choice, to taste

Fresh fruit, cut into chunks or slices

1. Blend all the ingredients except the fruit in a blender on high speed until mixture is smooth.

2. Pour mixture into ice pop moulds and add fresh fruit pieces, then add popsicle sticks.

3. Freeze overnight.

We know you’ll enjoy any of the above homemade boozy ice pop recipes, but don’t be afraid to mix it up! Get creative and make one of these recipes your own. Just make sure to let us know how you get on. 😉