Prep Time: 15 min. plus freezing | Makes: 36 servings
What You Need
- 2 cups water
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 env. (0.13 oz.) KOOL-AID Strawberry Flavor Unsweetened Soft Drink Mix
- 6 to 8 fresh mint leaves
- 1/2 cup mascarpone
- 1 cup chopped fresh strawberries
- 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar glaze
ADD water to combined sugar and drink mix in 1-qt. pitcher; stir until mix is dissolved. Add mint; crush with back of spoon. Let stand 30 min. Strain drink into blender; discard mint. Add mascarpone to blender; blend until smooth.
POUR into ice cube trays sprayed with cooking spray, filling each of 36 sections 2/3 full. Freeze 30 min. or until slushy.
TOSS strawberries with balsamic glaze; spoon over mascarpone layers in ice cube trays. Insert mini wooden pop stick into center of each for handle. Freeze 1 hour or until firm.
Note: Look for mini wooden pop sticks in craft stores.
Substitute: Look for the balsamic vinegar glaze with the other vinegar products in your supermarket. If you can’t find it, you can use regular balsamic vinegar instead.