Why not mix things up this season with delicious plum ice blocks made with your favorite gin? These Moksha gin-infused ice blocks are the perfect way to add some extra sophistication and flavor to your icy treat. These icy delights are simple to make and will be sure to impress your guests at any gathering. So, let’s dive into how you can create these tasty plum ice blocks with gin in no time!
Why you’ll love this recipe
- It created only 4 ingredients
- 5 minutes of prep only
- Single-serve dessert
For more alcoholic dessert ideas, make sure to check out the following recipes:
- Gin Poached Pears
- Gin Plum Sorbet
- Prosecco Panna Cotta
Inspired by India, crafted in New Zealand, Moksha is the tiger among gins.
Distilled with premium cardamom straight from the spice farms of Southern India. Warming ginger and a whisker of lime. Every sip sends you deeper into the jungles of this enigmatic country.
This cardamom-forward gin is a perfect match for juicy plums to turn refreshing ice-blocks
- Plums – If you can’t find canned plums in the store, you can substitute the syrup with 1 cup of water and 1/2 cup of sugar. Stew the plums in the sugar syrup for 15 minutes in a saucepan on medium heat until the sugar is fully dissolved and the plums are softened. Adjust the sweetness as needed.
- Moksha gin – This cardamon-forward gin is a perfect pairing for juicy plums. You can omit it for an alcohol-free version.
- Cinnamon – Ground cinnamon adds depth and warmth to the plums and complements the cardamom in the gin.
- Lemon – The lemon juice adds some freshness to the plums. You can add the zest of 1/2 lemon for a more zingy flavor.
Plum ice blocks in 3 easy steps
- Prepare the plums by removing the stones.
- Blend the plums with all other ingredients until smooth.
- Fill ice block molds or a sorbet container and freeze the mixture for up to 8 hours. Add ice block stick 1 hour into freezing.
- Make sure you’re following the ratio of plums, syrup, and gin as gin can’t be frozen and the ice blocks won’t fully set if you use too much gin.
- Freeze the blended plum mixture in a single freezer-proof container to enjoy as a granita, or sorbet.
- Make a larger batch to enjoy this sweet, boozy treat throughout the summer.
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Plum Ice Blocks with Gin
- 850 g Black Doris plums in syrup
- 1 shot Moksha gin 25 ml
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
- Carefully open the can of 850 g Black Doris plums and strain the syrup into a large bowl or straight into a stand-up blender. Remove the stones from the plums and add the destoned plums back into the syrup.850 g Black Doris plums
- Add 1 shot Moksha gin, 1 tsp lemon juice, and 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon into the blender and seal. Blend everything for 1-2 minutes until smooth. You can also use a food processor, stick blender, or mash everything with the back of the fork or a potato masher if needed.1 shot Moksha gin, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
- Fill ice block molds or a large freezer-proof bowl with the blended plums. Depending on your ice block molds, add wooden sticks an hour into freezing the mixture.
- Freeze the ice blocks for 8 hours or until they're fully set. Remove the carefully from the molds or serve the sorbet scooped in dessert ups or cones.