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“Life was just a tire swing. ‘Jambalaya’ was the only song I could sing. Blackberry pickin’, eatin’ fried chicken, And I never knew a thing about pain. Life was just a tire swing.”
~ Jimmy Buffett
The plump, juicy blackberry and a hot summer day are perfect companions. After spending the day elbow deep in stickers to fill buckets, cold delicious popsicles made with the days’ bounty is the ultimate reward.
The tea experts at Choice Organic Teas have shared their deliciously simple three ingredient popsicles with us and we couldn’t wait to give these a whirl. Since blackberries grow wild and abundantly in the Northwest, all we had to do to fill our ingredients list, was step outdoors.
blackberry green tea popsicles
Makes approx 10 popsicles, depending on the size of your molds
- popsicle molds or small cups
- popsicle sticks
- 3 bags Japanese Green Tea
- 2 cups water
- 2 cups blackberries
- 3/4 cup honey
What to do
- Steap tea bags in 180 degree water for 4 minutes. Remove tea bags and discard.
- Cool tea completely. Using blender, blend tea, berries and honey until liquified. Strain out seeds.
- Pour into molds, add sticks and place in freezer until solid.
- Remove from molds and enjoy!
Note: follow the manufacturers instructions included with molds for mold preparation and popsicle removal.
Recipe graciously provided by Choice Organic Teas
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Sprinklers are running in the morning to quench the lawn’s thirst and fans are blowing in the afternoon to quell the heat indoors. Summer is here and it’s time to head to the freezer for a frozen treat.
As the afternoon closes in my caffeine level begins to wane. These cool, tasty refreshments add a bit of life back into my work-filled day. I nab one out of the freezer and head out to the patio for a coffee break.
There are several options other than one solid color. For instance, you can freeze the cream, then add a small layer of coffee, freeze, add more cream, etc. Get creative and make this your own unique recipe.
Toss in a few coffee beans or chocolate chips for added texture and flavor.
Note: Use the amount of cream and sugar to taste. Less cream will give your popsicle a more robust coffee flavor, while more cream and sugar will sweeten it. Your choice. The amount of cream below is a gentle “guideline”.
There are several different types of popsicle molds available, simply google and find one that is right for you.
Coffee Bean Popsicles
- 2 cups brewed coffee
- 1/2 cup Darigold heavy cream
- Sugar to taste
- A handful of coffee beans and chocolate chips
- Combine cream and sugar and stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
- Pour a bit of cream in the bottom of each popsicle mold and freeze until solid, about an hour.
- While your cream is freezing, brew your coffee, add in your cream and sugar mixture and stir until well combined. Chill in the refrigerator until cold.
- Remove molds with cream from the freezer and slowly pour cold coffee mixture into mold, filling to the top. Follow the mold directions, as they have different types of tops. Some may direct you to fill to top, while others need a bit of space.
- Place top on the mold, insert stick and freeze until solid.
The plump, juicy blackberry and a hot summer day are perfect companions. After spending the day elbow deep in stickers to fill buckets, cold delicious popsicles created with the bounty you have harvested is the ultimate reward.
The tea experts at Choice Organic Teas have shared their deliciously simple three ingredient popsicles with us and we couldn’t wait to give these a whirl. Since blackberries grow wild and abundantly in the Northwest, all we had to do to fill our ingredients list was step outdoors.
Blackberry Green Tea Popsicles
– Popsicle molds or small cups
– Popsicle sticks
– 3 Bags of Choice Organic Teas Premium Japanese Green tea
– 2 cups of water
– 2 cups blackberries (fresh or frozen)
– ¾ cup honey
Makes around 10 large popsicles depending on your molds.
What to do:
1. Steep three tea bags of Choice Organic Teas Premium Japanese Green tea in 2 cups of 180 degree water for 4 minutes. Remove tea bags.
3. Pour into your popsicle molds or cups, place popsicle sticks in the molds.Optional: Use a strainer to separate the blackberry seeds from the liquid before pouring into the molds.
Tip: If you’re using cups as popsicle molds, you may want to wait for them to become more solid before adding the popsicle sticks to ensure the sticks freeze upright.
4. Place popsicles in the freezer to freeze until they are solid and easily removed from the molds, and enjoy!
Recipe graciously provided by Choice Organic Teas