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.
- 2 cups water
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 3 Tbsp 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.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 66kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg