Yes, You Can Turn These Drinks Into Popsicles!
Popsicles make deliciously refreshing icy treats.
Here's a great idea for summer: Turn your favorite drinks into popsicles so you can have a refreshing treat that you can enjoy in two different and delicious ways.
Want molds? You can easily use small cups as your mold. It just needs to be made of paper, plastic, or silicone so it does not shatter in the freezer as it freezes. If you're looking to purchase molds, you're in luck! We found adorable ice cream molds that are all under P200 for you try. Once you have your molds ready, whether homemade or newly bought, here are drink recipes to transform into icy popsicles:
1 Sparkling Lemonade Recipe
This classic summer drink can easily be transformed into an icy popsicle. The tart freshness of lemons is a delicious contrast to the sweetness sugar gives this drink. When the carbonated bubbles have gone flat, don't toss it out. Pour it into popsicle molds so you can still enjoy its flavor in another form.
2 Cucumber and Pineapple Cooler Recipe
Cucumbers are classic ingredients for refreshing infused water. Take it one step further and add it to pineapple juice to make a sweet and fresh drink. This makes a delicious drink as well as an icy pop to keep you cool and refreshed with every lick.
3 Cucumber Citrus Drink Recipe
Lemongrass and honey are the key ingredients of this delicious drink. Just imagine how delicious this drink would be when made into a popsicle. With cucumber to keep it super refreshing, it's a summer popsicle that will look as well as taste delicious.
4 Yellow Thai Iced Tea Recipe
What makes Thai iced tea so delicious? Thai iced tea is a creamy tea concoction. You might have ordered this from your favorite tea shop but it's just as easy to make at home. Brew your own tea and make your own. When you notice that you have too much to drink at once, transfer it to popsicle molds to enjoy in icy form instead for later or even tomorrow.
5 Watermelon-Peach Spritzer Recipe
Watermelons are classic summer fruits. You might already be taking advantage of this and make both drinks as well as popsicles with this super refreshing fruit. Make it even more delicious by making it into this drink that has been fruit-sweetened with the syrup of canned peaches. The lemon-lime soda will make it fizzy when you drink it. While the fizz won't keep when iced, its lemon-lime flavor will remind you how refreshing it should be in either form.
6 Pineapple Float Recipe
A creamy float is made when you mix a fizzy beverage with ice cream. This pineapple version is a delicious combo of fruit and vanilla ice cream. Make it and let the vanilla ice cream melt completely so you can pour it into molds for a creamy and fruity popsicle. Swap the fruit for avocado or even a root beer, so you can enjoy your favorite diner beverage in icy form.
7 Four Seasons Punch with Mango Ice Recipe
Punch is a delicious fruity drink! It can be alcoholic or not but if you do omit alcohol, it's great as a recipe to turn into popsicles. Mix and match fruit juices or make ice cubes from the fruits. You can even add these icy cubes to the popsicles for a burst of fresh fruit flavor when you reach that icy pocket.
8 Strawberry Calamansi-Ade Recipe
Combine strawberry with calamansi for this refreshing twist to the lemonade. This combo is just as refreshing as a popsicle as it would be as a drink. Enjoy the local taste of this lime together with the tart taste of strawberries.
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