Last Updated on October 6, 2022 by The Noms
Wine icepops? Wine Popsicles? What?
How can you go wrong with adult popsicles, wine popsicles? We had a 1/3 bottle of Chianti that needed to be imbibed, but I just didn’t feel like drinking it (I know, crazy, right?!) so I thought, why not freeze it and make something that I can enjoy when it is hot out instead of a glass of room temp red wine?
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We have an abundance of basil in our garden, and as basil pairs perfectly with the spiciness of the Chianti, I made a blueberry/basil simple syrup to go with the wine. Besides, I needed some blueberries make it healthy, right?
The blueberry basil simple syrup has a nice fruity sweetness with a fresh herbal freshness and is the ingredient that turns these wine popsicles into a a real sweet treat. The syrup also lowers the alcohol content enough to allow the mixture to freeze.
For some alcoholic icepops you might have issues getting the mixture to freeze hard enough, so it is necessary to mix the booze with a syrup or other liquid mix until the percentage of alcohol is low enough to allow the popsicles.
What Ingredients are Needed for the Wine Icepops?
- Blueberry Basil Simple Syrup
- Red Wine
- Blueberry Basil Simple Syrup
In our case, the simple syrup made for a delicious combination with the chianti and complimented the wine while adding another layer of flavor in the popsicle molds. We hope you will enjoy these boozy adult popsicles this summer!
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Want an adult version of a frozen treat? Try these wine popsicles made with chianti wine, blueberries and basil.
Blueberry Basil Simple Syrup
- 1/3 cup blueberries
- 8-10 basil leaves, torn up
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 cups water
For the Icepops
- Red wine (less than 1/2 a bottle)
- Blueberries (4-5) in each popsicle mold
- 2 cups Blueberry Basil Simple Syrup
For the Popsicles
Place blueberries in popsicle containers.
Combine liquids and pour into the popsicle molds
Freeze 8-10 hours until firm.
For the Blueberry Basil Simple Syrup
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over high heat.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
Break up the blueberries and take off heat and let it cool.
Strain to take out basil piece and blueberries.
You can use any wine, but dry reds will work best. Chianti, Pinot Noir or Cabernet Sauvignon.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgCarbohydrates: 35.6gFiber: 0.3gSugar: 34.7gProtein: 0.1g
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