Citrus Basil Mojito Pops

These Citrus Basil Mojito ice cream dolls are the perfect balance of orange, lemon and lime, plus I added fresh mint and basil from my garden which adds just a hint of flavor inspired by my favorite cocktail – mojitos! You can make these with or without the rum, I made them without, so I can share them with my toddler.

These Citrus Basil Mojito ice cream dolls are the perfect balance of orange, lemon and lime, plus I added fresh mint and basil from my garden which adds just a hint of flavor inspired by my favorite cocktail - mojitos! You can make these with or without the rum, I made them without, so I can share them with my toddler.Citrus Basil Mojito Pops

Ice pops are the daughter’s favorite way to cool off in the summer, a few favorites being Pina Colada Ice Pops, Lemon and Ginger Ice Pops and Coconut Mango Pops.

These Citrus Basil Mojito ice cream dolls are the perfect balance of orange, lemon and lime, plus I added fresh mint and basil from my garden which adds just a hint of flavor inspired by my favorite cocktail - mojitos! You can make these with or without the rum, I made them without, so I can share them with my toddler.These Citrus Basil Mojito ice cream dolls are the perfect balance of orange, lemon and lime, plus I added fresh mint and basil from my garden which adds just a hint of flavor inspired by my favorite cocktail - mojitos! You can make these with or without the rum, I made them without, so I can share them with my toddler.

These are so refreshing on a hazy, hot summer day and I love that I know what I put into them. Have you ever looked at the labels on ice pops? Some of these bright colors are so unnatural and many of the ingredients are completely foreign to me. As for the popsicle shape, the sizes will vary so you get more or less depending on the size of your shape. I bought my popsicle mold from Progressive

a few years ago on Amazon, I link to this for all of you who asked where I bought it. Small plastic dixie cups also work. Just freeze them for about an hour until they are almost set, then insert wooden sticks so they stay in place.These Citrus Basil Mojito ice cream dolls are the perfect balance of orange, lemon and lime, plus I added fresh mint and basil from my garden which adds just a hint of flavor inspired by my favorite cocktail - mojitos! You can make these with or without the rum, I made them without, so I can share them with my toddler.

Citrus Basil Mojito Pops

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Total time: 4 hours

These Citrus Basil Mojito ice cream dolls are the perfect balance of orange, lemon and lime, plus I added fresh mint and basil from my garden which adds just a hint of flavor inspired by my favorite cocktail – mojitos! You can make these with or without the rum, I made them without, so I can share them with my toddler.

  • 1 1/4 cups freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 8 teaspoons of raw sugar or your favorite sweetener (raw honey for Paleo)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3/4 cup of water
  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 8 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons room, optional
  • Squeeze the orange juice, I used about 2 to get 1 1/4 cups.

  • Combine the remaining ingredients in a blender until smooth.

  • Pour approx. 1/3 cup in each popsicle shape and freeze until firm, approx. 4 hours.

Serving: 1pop, Calories: 34kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Sodium: 1mg, Sugar: 7g

Blue Smart Points: 2

Green smart points: 2

Purple Smart Points: 2

Points +: 1

Keywords: frozen mojito, how to make ice cream dolls with juice, ice pop, ice pop, mojito popsicals

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