2000s Recipes + Menus

Blue Martini Ice Pops

Makes5 (1/3-cup) ice pops
  • Active time:25 min
  • Start to finish:1 day
August 2000
Gins that emphasize fruit botanicals, such as Tanqueray No. Ten, work best with this recipe.
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 strips fresh lemon zest (1/2 lemon)
  • 3 tablespoons gin
  • 2 tablespoons dry vermouth
  • 1 tablespoon blue Curaçao
  • Special equipment:

    5 (1/3-cup) ice pop molds and 5 wooden sticks
  • Simmer water, sugar, and zest in a small saucepan, stirring, until sugar is dissolved. Cool syrup, then stir in gin, vermouth, and Curaçao. Discard zest. Pour into molds and freeze at least 24 hours. Add sticks when mixture is slushy, about 1 hour.
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