I have a child-like affection for ice pops. As a kid, I loved slowly taking them out of the wrapper and then devouring them, and that love has not lessened with age.
A really fresh and summery pop. If you can’t find agave nectar, you can use sugar.
Read my Summer 2017 Issue:
juice of 2 limes
1⁄3 cup agave nectar
1 tablespoon mint leaves, finely chopped
2 cups water
2 mini cucumbers, thinly sliced lengthwise, for garnish
- In a saucepan, mix cucumbers, lime juice, agave nectar, mint, and water.
- Bring to a boil and let mixture simmer 10 minutes.
- Cool and strain.
- Fill each mold with a sliced cucumber and pour in the syrup. Add stick and freeze solid.
- Once frozen, remove from mold and serve.
The best way to remove pops from the mold is to run the mold under hot water for a few seconds, then gently pull out the pops. If they’re stuck, just put the mold under hot water a little longer.
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