What’s more summery than a minty mojito or a refreshing popsicle? Both of them together. Enter this recipe, which we’re confident will become as much of a summer must as sandals and sunscreen.
(Please don’t stress. This is all stuff you can easily find at a grocery store.)
2/3 cup lime juice, fresh squeezed
1/4 cup simple syrup
3 cups water
Fresh mint leaves
(Making it boozy? You’ll need ½ cup of white rum; the rum-to-water ratio should be 1:5 for successful freezing.)
OK people, get your popsicle molds out and follow these simple steps. Apart from the freezing stage, getting everything ready should take you no more than 15 minutes:
How to Make Summer Mojito Popsicles
Get all of your ingredients together. | Brittney Chung for LIVEKINDLY
Get It Together
We’re talking about putting all the above ingredients in a bowl, not the fact that you may or may not have been continually wearing pajamas since March 2020.
Mix the ingredients. | Brittney Chung for LIVEKINDLY
Mix Like You Mean It
This is your excuse to sing and dance to ’90s music. Also: It’s scientifically proven that twerking yields a more uniform mixture.
Mold your popsicles. | Brittney Chung for LIVEKINDLY
Give It Shape
We never suggest fitting a mold in any aspect of life — except when it comes to making popsicles. In that case, you sort of … have to.
Pop them in the freezer. | Brittney Chung for LIVEKINDLY
Put It On Chill
Because an un-frozen popsicle isn’t a good look. Here’s where you will need to practice patience, as your therapist often suggests. Walk away for the night, and dream about a sweeter tomorrow.
Enjoy! | Brittney Chung for LIVEKINDLY
CHEERS to Mojito Popsicles!
A major toast to you and your sweet new skill. Vow to use it for good, and never for evil.
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