Rainbow Berry Rooibos Ice Pops
Rainbow Berry Rooibos Ice Pops are a refreshing homemade healthy summertime iced tea popsicle made with organic rooibos herbal tea, mixed berries and just a touch of honey.
- 2 cups hot water
- 4 teaspoon Rainbow Rooibos Organic Herbal Tea loose leaf or 4 sachets
- 3 tablespoon honey or sweetener alternative of choice
- 1 cup mixed berries frozen or fresh
Brew Rainbow Rooibos HerbalTea with hot water for 5 minutes. Remove tea sachets or loose leaf tea from container.
Add honey to taste and allow tea to cool. (You can put the mixture in the refrigerator or freezer to speed up this process, if you wish)
Add berries to the popsicle (ice pop) molds.
Pour the prepared tea into the berry filled popsicle molds.
Place the popsicle (ice pop) sticks into the mold. Freeze for at least 8 hours or overnight. Enjoy!
Feel free to use any fruit you desire in this recipe either fresh or frozen. We used frozen mixed berries for this recipe.
If you want to keep this recipe low carb and vegan, then substitute the honey with a sugar alternative of choice. Please note that the honey gives these popsicles that delicious mouth feel and other sweeteners may make the ice pops (popsicles) freeze harder.
We used Rainbow Rooibos Organic Herbal Tea for this recipe but feel free to substitute with your favorite tea of choice.
You can use either loose leaf or tea sachets for this recipe.
How to unmold an ice pop (popsicle)?
The easy way to unmold a popsicle is to either set you popsicle molds in a pan of warm water for a few seconds or run the popsicles molds under hot water for 10 to 15. Be careful to not get the popsicle itself wet. Sometimes, you will get one that is difficult to remove and this one will just need to be run under the warm water for a little longer.
How long does it take for an ice pop (popsicle) to harden?
At least 6-8 hours or it is best if left over night.
How long can you keep ice pops (popsicles) in the freezer?
6-8 months if frozen and stored properly in a sealed container.
What prevents the ice pops (popsicles) from freezing rock hard?
It’s the honey or the sugar content. The honey in this recipe gives the Rainbow Berry Rooibos Ice Pops a nice mouth feel. They are not too hard or too soft. If you exchange the honey out with a sugar alternative, it may make the ice pops harder.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 45kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 14mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 12IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg