Strawberry Basil Popsicles

These Strawberry Basil Popsicles are sweet and also have the refreshing flavor of basil added. They are a welcome cool treat year-round.

Strawberry Basil Popsicles on Ice

Yes, it’s summer and really hot here in the desert, but there is no wrong time to make these cool and refreshing snacks. They would be wonderful for the kids for an after school snack also.

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I grow herbs in my back yard so I wanted to be able to use some in these popsicles. Strawberries are in season, but you could also use frozen ones. I used these Popsicle Molds until I found these. Now I’m hooked.

How to Make Strawberry Basil Popsicles

Strawberry Basil Popsicles on Ice
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Strawberry Basil Popsicles

These Strawberry Basil Popsicles are sweet and also have the refreshing flavor of basil added. The perfect summertime treat that can be enjoyed year-round.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade popsicles, strawberry popsicle
Prep Time 5 minutes
Freezing Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 66kcal
Author Candi Elm


  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh basil leaves , crushed
  • 3 cups fresh strawberries , pureed
  • pinch of salt


  • Combine water and sugar in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil then simmer until sugar has completely dissolved.
  • Remove syrup from heat and stir in basil leaves; let steep 30 minutes. Stir in strawberry puree. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl and discard solids, then add salt.
  • Fill each popsicle mold with 1/3 cup mixture, leaving a 1/2-inch of space at the top of each mold. Let freeze one hour before inserting popsicle sticks; continue to freeze until completely firm, 4 to 6 hours more. Run molds under hot water 30 to 45 seconds before unmolding, or let stand at room temperature.


How many popsicles you make depends on your mold. In a pinch you can always use paper cups!


Serving: 1popsicle | Calories: 66kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 85mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 46IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg

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Strawberry Basil Popsicles on ice with fresh basil a great summer treat

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  1. 4 stars
    the Popsicle and and home made ice cream are great we used to do the

    thing for t he summer get on porch and make the ice cream

  2. 5 stars
    These look so good! What a perfect summertime recipe. The basil in our garden is perfect now, and I am going to pick some for this recipe. Thanks for sharing!

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