Thyme-Scented Berry Pops

Thyme-Scented Berry Pops

Ingredients:

2 cups blueberries

1 cup strawberries

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup water

1/4 cup orange juice

1/2 cup thyme simple syrup (see below for recipe)

Method:

*Puree strawberries and blueberries in a blender until smooth. Add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly. Pour mixture into a mold and freeze for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until mixture is slushy. Add popsicle sticks. Freeze until completely frozen. Enjoy!!!

Thyme Simple Syrup

Ingredients:

4 cups water

2 cups sugar

pinch salt

huge bunch thyme (leaves and stems, approx. 1 cup)

Method:

Add all ingredients to large stock pot. Bring to boil, stirring until sugar is completely dissolved. Drop heat to medium low. Let steep/simmer for 1 hour. Turn heat off. Let thyme steep to intensify flavor. Strain and let cool completely before using.

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