Lime, Basil, Gin Ice Pops


  • 3cups

    Water Divided

  • 1/2cup


  • 1/4cup

    Fresh Basil Leavesloosely packed

  • 1/2cup

    Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice

  • 1pinch


  • 1/3cup

  1. In a small saucepan, heat 1/2 cup water with 1/2 cup sugar, heat to dissolve sugar and bring to a boil.
  2. Stir in torn basil leaves and remove from heat. Let steep 10-15 minutes, strain out basil leaves and set syrup aside to cool.
  3. Stir in remaining water, syrup, lime juice, salt, and gin until well combined.
  4. Divide between ice pop molds, freeze for 45 minutes
  5. Insert sticks, continue to freeze until solid—at least 12 hours (due to the alcohol).