How To: Make Strawberry Ice Cubes

Make Strawberry Ice Cubes

Having company for cocktails? How about adding a special twist (and yummy conversation piece) to your guests' drinks? These strawberry ice cubes are a delightful way to dress up a drink. They're super-simple to make, and guaranteed to make a splash!

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You'll Need:

  • 1lb of strawberries, cut in halves (2-3 cups)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

Step 1  Put all ingredients together in blender and puree until smooth.

Step 2  Pour mixture carefully into ice cube trays.

Step 3  Put trays in freezer and freeze for about 3 hours or until solid.

Step 4  Remove ice cube trays from freezer

Step 5  Drop a couple of cubes into a clear cocktail or glass of wine.

These also add a decorative touch to a glass of champagne or a pitcher of lemonade in the summertime. Happy sipping!!!

Tips

  • This recipe makes about 2 or more trays, depending on the size of cubes within the tray.
  • A tray with smaller cubes works great as littler cubes look nicer in a glass, but you can choose any size you like. Heart-shaped trays can usually be found fairly easily in dollar stores, etc.
  • You can also experiment with other types of berries, like blueberries.
  • The amount of sugar listed in this recipe yields a mixture that is quite sweet-- you may want to modify to suit your taste, especially if you will be adding cubes to an already sweet beverage like lemonade.

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