Fermented fizz ice lollies


15 mins

With quintessentially British flavours, our fermented fizz ice lollies are studded with berries, cucumber and mint! Kombucha adds the refreshing tang that you were looking for while feeding your gut some much-needed good bacteria.


Four red fermented fizz ice lollies lying on ice cubes on a tray in the sunlight

4.25 Plant Points


Ingredients for the fermented fizz ice lollies:

  • 330ml bottle Kombucha
  • 100g mixed berries fresh or frozen
  • 50g cucumber
  • 1 medium sized lime, juiced
  • 5 fresh mint leaves (optional)


  1. Pour kombucha into a large jug to help remove the fizz.
  2. Blitz half the berries, cucumber & mint and add to the kombucha, stirring to combine.
  3. Pour the mixture into the ice lolly moulds. Finely slice the remaining cucumber and arrange it in the moulds along with the remaining berries and mint. Freeze for 24 hours or until set. Remove from moulds and enjoy!

What actually is kombucha?

Kombucha is a fermented tea, which is simply made by combing tea (often a mix of green and black) with a whole heap of bacteria and yeast. The third and final essential ingredient needed to make kombucha is that dreaded “s” word- sugar!

As you guys are probably aware, the alleged health benefits associated with kombucha are all-encompassing, and range from anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and even improved libido.

BUT what we need to do is remember that these claims are based on personal observations and testimonials, rather than scientific and research studies. And I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but when it comes to kombucha there have been NO GOOD QUALITY STUDIES (known as randomised controlled trials).

And while harping on about the need for human studies is rather boring, it’s the only way we can fight through all the nonsense we’re constantly bombarded with.

That said, the lack of good quality studies does not mean there are no benefits – it simply means we need to do the studies! (yes I’m working on it!). Click here to learn more about kombucha.

Note: It’s true that some of the good bacteria will be killed off during the freezing process but kombucha has lots of other health benefits.


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