Hibiscus is all the rage with its fruity, sweet, and tart flavor. Combined with lemon juice and the peppery sweetness of our fresh Basil, you are guaranteed to pucker up.
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2/3 cup water
- 3 tablespoons dried hibiscus
- .05 oz Basil
- 1 cup lemon juice (approximately 6-8 lemons
- 1 ½ cup water
- Prepare the simple syrup. Combine the sugar, water, Basil, and hibiscus in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir constantly until it just begins to boil. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Strain the hibiscus and Basil after cooling.
- Combine simple syrup, lemon juice, and water in a medium-size bowl. Pour into popsicle molds. Place the lid over the molds and freeze until solid, about 4-6 hours. Tip: run mold under warm water to easily remove popsicles from mold.
After preparing these treats on a hot day, we thought these sweet and tart babies would be delicious served in a margarita.