Add a touch of luxury to your drinks with saffron ice cubes! Ice cubes are perfect for adding flavour and colour to iced tea, lemonade, and more.
- Saffron threads
- Ice cube trays
- In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to a boil.
- Once the water is boiling, add 1/4 teaspoon of saffron threads and stir.
- Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes, or until the water turns a deep orange color.
- Remove from heat and let the saffron water cool to room temperature.
- Once cooled, pour the saffron water into ice cube trays and freeze for at least 6 hours or until solid.
- Once frozen, pop out the saffron ice cubes and store them in a plastic bag or container in the freezer.
Note: You can adjust the quantity of saffron threads depending on your preference for intensity of flavour.
Saffron ice cubes can be used in a variety of ways to add a touch of flavour and colour to your drinks and dishes. Some ideas include:
- Adding to a glass of iced tea or lemonade for a unique twist on the classic drinks.
- Using a saffron ice cube to chill a hot cup of coffee or tea without diluting the flavour.
- Adding to a glass of champagne or sparkling wine for a festive and flavourful touch.
- Using saffron ice cubes in a cocktail gives it a unique and sophisticated flavour.
- Adding to a pitcher of sangria for a unique and flavourful twist.
- Using saffron ice cubes to flavour cold soups, desserts like sorbets, or even in a salad dressing.
You could be creative and come up with your own unique way of using saffron ice cubes.