Gin & Tonic Pops
1 cup (250 ml) gin
2 limes, juice and zest
1 cup (250 ml) chopped cucumber
3 large basil leaves
3 cups (750 ml) tonic water
1 tbsp (15 ml) Green Chartreuse (optional)
1 to 2 tbsp (15 to 30 ml) sugar dissolved in 1 to 2 tbsp (15 to 30 ml) warm water, as needed
- In a large blender, combine gin, lime juice and zest, cucumber and basil. Blend on high for 1 minute, or until smooth.
- Place a fine mesh sieve over a bowl or container. Pour gin mixture through sieve to strain out any particles. Discard solids.
- In a large spouted jug, stir together gin mixture, tonic water and Chartreuse, if using. Taste for sweetness and stir in dissolved sugar to taste, if desired.
- Pour into popsicle moulds, place sticks in moulds and freeze for at least 8 hours.