Herbal Summer Cocktails: Herbal Ice Cubes

| August/September 2006

Makes about 1 quart of infusion; fills 2 or 3 ice cube trays
You can use herbal ice cubes to flavor all sorts of beverages. Experiment and come up with your own combinations.

  • 1 quart water
  • Generous 2 cups packed fresh herb leaves or flowers
  1. Bring water to a boil in a nonreactive saucepan. Add herbs and cover. Remove from heat and let steep for about 30 minutes, or until infusion is room temperature.
  2. Strain herbs and pour infusion into ice cube trays and freeze until hard. Once frozen, store cubes in zip-close freezer bags.

Susan Belsinger is a frequent contributor  who loves to sip herbal cocktails in her Maryland home.

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6/3/2013 12:06:16 PM

Could you give some examples of herbs that may go well together please?  I have no idea what would work and what wouldn't and don't want to waste a bunch of herbs.  Thanks.

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