Watermelon and vodka ices

Watermelon and vodka ices PREP TIME: 15 mins + extra for setting | SERVES 8 Arguably the most refreshing of fruits for lazy summer afternoons, watermelon pairs incredibly well with vodka. Add some fresh mint leaves to this watermelon and vodka ices recipe if you fancy.     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Food&Home (@foodandhomesa)   INGREDIENTS ½ watermelon, chopped 500 ml (2 cups) watermelon juice 60 ml (¼ cup) vodka or more to taste   METHOD BLEND the watermelon until smooth, then pour through a sieve into a measuring jug to make 500 ml (2 cups). Stir in the vodka. POUR into 30 ml shot glasses and place in the freezer. Just as the ices are beginning to set, after about 1½ hours, place the lolly sticks in the glasses. ALLOW to freeze for a few hours until completely set. REMOVE from the freezer and give the sticks a good turn – the ices should slip out easily. Serve in an ice bucket to make the ices last a little longer.     Did you make this recipe? Tag us @foodandhomesa #CookingWithFH on Instagram   ALSO SEE: Grilled strawberry and biltong salad Grilled strawberry and … Continue reading Watermelon and vodka ices