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From the kitchen: Bourbon Peaches ‘n Cream Popsicles

June 12, 2013

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Stone fruit season is here again! And that makes this girl very happy. It means a season of pies, tarts, and frozen desserts galore – starting with these bourbon peaches ‘n cream popsicles. I was inspired by some close friends of ours who were brewing tasty bourbon peach beer recently. This grown-up popsicle is delicious, refreshing, and just a tad boozy. Bourbon kissed peaches are blended with greek yogurt and sugary syrup, then frozen for a cool summer treat. And since I used low fat yogurt in lieu of milk or cream, they’re actually quite healthy too! Win win! Enjoy!

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Bourbon Peaches ‘n Cream Popsicles

Makes about 14 popsicles using this mold

INGREDIENTS

¼ cup bourbon whiskey

1 cup roughly chopped ripe peaches + 1/2 cup finely chopped peaches

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup water

2 cups plain Greek yogurt

DIRECTIONS

Combine sugar and water in a medium sauce pan and bring to a boil until sugar dissolves. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool completely in pan.

While syrup cools, peel and chop peaches, reserving 1/2 cup for later use. In a medium bowl, combine 1 cup peaches and bourbon. Stir and let sit for 30 minutes. Add syrup in tablespoon increments to taste, about 1/4 cup is what I used. Add yogurt to the mixture and stir well to combine.

Puree the mixture using a food processor or blender. Pour mixture into popsicle molds and divide reserved chopped peaches among molds for added peachy texture. Freeze for at least 6-8 hours.

NOTE: You can omit the bourbon for a non boozy treat…but that would be just silly!

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25 Comments leave one →
  1. June 12, 2013 1:12 am

    Such pretty pictures! :-)

  2. June 12, 2013 2:41 am

    These look amazing!! Definitely going to try, especially now that the warm weather has finally arrived :)

  3. June 12, 2013 4:22 am

    Drunken Popsicles :) like the idea

  4. June 12, 2013 4:34 am

    It looks so fresh n yummy!!

  5. Dr. Fuzz permalink
    June 12, 2013 6:47 am

    For the non-alcoholic version, would you suggest substituting the bourbon for water (or milk, or even cream perhaps)?

    • love and cupcakes permalink*
      June 12, 2013 8:24 am

      I would combine the fruit and syrup and let sit for 30 minutes to macerate. That should bring out enough liquid. But substituting 1/4 cup of another liquid should work five too. A little juice maybe? Let me know what you end up using!

  6. VVernhard permalink
    June 12, 2013 7:42 am

    Reblogged this on KP28 * Soul Food.

  7. lupe ballin permalink
    June 12, 2013 7:44 am

    beautiful pictures! looks yummy

  8. June 12, 2013 8:09 am

    Well how can that not be good? This would be great for parties!

  9. June 12, 2013 8:34 am

    Indeed, leaving out the booze would be silly. There must be some things left reserved for adults in this world ;-)

  10. June 12, 2013 8:47 am

    I’m all over this….we love peaches in my home!

  11. June 12, 2013 9:35 am

    These look amazing! I love bourbon. One question: What editor do you use do insert the “Bourbon peaches n’ cream popsicles” text onto your photo?

    • love and cupcakes permalink*
      June 12, 2013 6:22 pm

      I use photoshop to add type and color correct my photos :)

  12. June 12, 2013 12:42 pm

    Great recipe and fabulous pictures.

  13. June 12, 2013 11:40 pm

    I need these NOW!

  14. June 13, 2013 12:56 am

    Reblogged this on yasarnorman.

  15. June 13, 2013 7:38 am

    WOW! Adult pops, love em!

  16. Marie-Pier | 4 Seasons at Home permalink
    June 13, 2013 7:55 am

    Those pops look delicious! I love your pictures!

  17. June 13, 2013 8:19 am

    Wow, these look amazing! Thank goodness for the youghurt to make them less wicked ;)

  18. June 13, 2013 9:40 pm

    Yay! A popsicle recipe for grown-ups! Love the idea of peach and bourbon together. Great post!

  19. June 14, 2013 12:31 am

    What an amazing idea for a popsicle!! I love the idea of using the stone fruit!! Im sure the flavors are amazing!! So.simple and easy to make!! I have to share this post with people I know who love peaches and popsicle such a win win!!

  20. June 14, 2013 12:32 am

    Reblogged this on GabbisVlognBeauty and commented:
    This is an amazing recipe I found on love and cupcakes blog. You must try it out and share this recipe with others.

  21. June 14, 2013 8:26 am

    I’ve seen so many great popsicle and booze posts this spring. This may be the best. Thanks for posting!

  22. June 15, 2013 12:28 pm

    LOVE THIS!!!
    I am a fan of food- making and eating and creating- and when I saw this, I put in in my must try list~
    simple yet delicious~
    -Raining Chocolate

  23. sherlonya permalink
    June 15, 2013 7:10 pm

    Reblogged this on proper noun: sherlonya.

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