Lemon Herbed Cherry Berry Pops

Lemon Herbed Cherry Berry Pops

Ingredients:

4 1/2 cups lemon lime flat soda, divided

1 pint blueberries

1 tablespoon thyme simple syrup

1 1/2 cups fresh, pitted cherries

1/4 cup basil simple syrup

juice and zest from 1 lemon

1/4 cup lemon juice

1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons sugar, divided

2 tablespoons fresh chopped mint

Method:

*Blend cherries, 1/2 cup flat soda, and basil simple syrup until smooth. Strain. Divide the cherry mixture between 30 ice pop molds (fill to about 1/2 inch high). (Save the pulp for a smoothie or homemade ice cream sauce!). Freeze until frozen solid. 

*Mix 2 1/2 cups flat soda, along with juice, pulp and zest from one lemon. Add lemon juice, 1/4 cup of sugar, and chopped mint. Mix until sugar is completely dissolved. Once cherry layer is frozen, divide lemon mixture between molds and freeze for ~1 hour or until lemon layer is slushy. Add sticks to molds. Freeze until completely solid.

*Blend blueberries, 1 1/2 cups flat soda, 2 tablespoons sugar, and thyme simple syrup. Strain twice. Divide the blueberry mixture between molds. Freeze until completely frozen. Enjoy!!!

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