Kathie Lee & Hoda: Robert Irvine Gin Pomegranate Slush Recipe

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Robert Irvine Interview

Whether it is Bangers & Mash or Fish & Chips, certain words evoke thoughts of an English Pub and the wonderful food that they serve. The 2012 Olympics are taking place in London and Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb talked with Robert Irvine, host of Food Network’s Restaurant Impossible, as he shared a recipe for Gin Pomegranate Slush done the right way. Also, check out Irvine’s recipes for Fish and Chips and English Trifle to make a great British treat done the right way.

Robert Irvine: Gin Pomegranate Slush Recipe

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb talked with Robert Irvine, TV host, as he shared a recipe for Gin Pomegranate Slush done the right way.

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb talked with Robert Irvine, host of Food Network's Restaurant Impossible, as he shared a recipe for Gin Pomegranate Slush done the right way.

Ingredients

  • 48 oz cranberry Juice, divided in half
  • 36 oz pomegranate juice
  • 16 oz lime juice
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 16 oz Hendricks gin
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 24 mint Leaves (rolled and thin sliced)

Directions

  1. In a large freezer-safe container combine gin, pomegranate juice, lemon juice, half of cranberry juice, sugar, lime juice and water
  2. Stir the mixture well and cover
  3. Freeze slush for 4-5 hours, or until icy, stirring every 20-30 minutes
  4. For serving, scrape a spoon across the top of the frozen mixture and in glasses
  5. Portion “slush” half way to top
  6. Finish with reserved cranberry juice
  7. Stir until slushy and top with mint

Directions For Rim Mixture

  1. An additional rim mixture can be made by zesting 2 small lemons, and then allowing the zest to rest (dry) over night on a paper towel
  2. After the zest is dry, crush zest by hand and mix with ½ cup granulated sugar
  3. Place lemon sugar mixture on flat 6-inch plate
  4. Moisten rims of glasses with water and then rub rims through lemon sugar
  5. Toss moistened pomegranate seeds with lemon sugar or plain sugar and top drinks with seeds
  6. This is a great drink and recipe will make about ten to twelve drinks.
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