Citrus and Herb Popsicles

July 1, 2015


As I look out at the cobalt blue sky and our burnt yellowed lawn I find it hard to believe it’s still early summer. We have had a crazy hot month here in Seattle, and it already feels like the middle of August. It’s been a constant battle to water all out veggies but I am not complaining. It’s been balmy and so wonderful to be able to dine al fresco in the sunshine every day. As cherries are in season right now, I have made a few batches of my Cherry Frozen Yogurt Popsicles, but recently I have been craving something citrusy and refreshing. I love fresh orange juice, so I came up with these citrus pops with orange juice, a little lemon and lime juice and maple syrup. I also added some fresh basil and mint, which taste so good with the strong citrus flavor. These pops are a cinch to make and really cooling on a hot summers day.



Make 4 ice-pops

  • 250mls of fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon of fresh time juice
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup
  • 25mls of water
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly chopped mint
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly chopped basil



  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a jug, ensuring the maple syrup is well mixed in.
  2. Pour the liquid into 4 popsicle molds.
  3. Freeze for at least 4 hours.
  4. Serve!


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