How to Make Raspberry Ice Cubes

Two Methods:Whole raspberry ice cubesSugary raspberry ice cubes

Raspberry ice cubes are a delicious summer treat that will surprise and delight your guests. They’re very easy to make.

Ingredients

Whole raspberry ice cubes:

  • 1 dozen raspberries, evenly sized, in good shape (use more or less raspberries depending on how many ice cube trays you’re using)
  • Water

Sugary raspberry ice cubes:

  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 pint/punnet of raspberries

Method 1
Whole raspberry ice cubes

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    Place a whole raspberry into each ice cube hole.
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    Gently pour in water to fill each ice cube hole.
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    Place in the freezer. The ice cubes will form around the whole raspberries.
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    Remove when frozen. Use to add to drinks such as sodas, lemonade, iced tea, cocktails, etc.

Method 2
Sugary raspberry ice cubes

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    Boil the water and sugar together.
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    Add the raspberries. Simmer for 5 minutes.
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    Remove from the heat. Allow to cool for a few minutes.
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    Mash the raspberries into the sugar syrup with a fork. Lumpy bits are perfectly fine.
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    Ensure the mashed raspberry syrup is cool before pouring into the ice cube trays.
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    Place in the freezer. Freeze until set, about 6-8 hours.
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    Use when frozen. Add to drinks such as sodas, lemonade, iced tea, cocktails, etc.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • Instead of water, use lemonade or any drink you want for a unique treat! Be aware that some drinks taste a little different when frozen.
  • When choosing raspberries for the whole ice cubes, look for plump, well shaped ones.
  • Only use good quality raspberries without mold or blemishes.

Things You’ll Need

  • Ice cube trays
  • Saucepan
  • Fork

Article Info

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