Gin and tonic ice lollies recipe

Gin and tonic ice lollies recipe

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Celebrate summer with this zesty gin and tonic ice lolly recipe with zingy lime and refreshing cucumber. Homemade ice lollies are a great treat for adults at summer parties and barbecues, or make them alcohol-free with our tip below! See method

  • Makes 8
  • 10 mins to prepare, plus 11-13 hrs freezing
  • 63 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 600ml tonic water
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 1½ limes, ½ zested and juiced, 1 cut into 8 thin slices
  • 80ml gin
  • 8 cucumber ribbons, peeled from 1 cucumber, seeded middle discarded

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    260kj
    63kcal
    3%
  • Fat

    0g 0%
  • Saturates

    0g 0%
  • Sugars

    9g 10%
  • Salt

    0g 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 9.3g Protein 0.1g Fibre 0g

Method

  1. Pour the tonic water into a large jug. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved and the tonic has lost its fizz. Add the lime zest and juice, mix in the gin, then pour into 8 x 100ml ice lolly moulds (we used silicone lolly moulds). Freeze for 3 hrs, stirring halfway through, until semi-frozen.
  2. Remove the lollies from the freezer, stir, then push 1 cucumber ribbon and 1 lime slice into each. Push the sticks in, then freeze for another 8-10 hrs until solid. Remove from the moulds to serve.

Tip: To make these alcohol-free, stir the lime zest and juice into 700ml lemonade, pour into 8 lolly moulds and put in the freezer. After 2 hrs, continue from step 2.

See more Ice lolly recipes

This recipe is based on approximately 100ml lolly moulds and makes around 800ml of liquid with space to expand on freezing. Freeze for up to 3 months in an airtight container

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