Thursday, July 23, 2015

Tasteful Thursday - Cherry Lime Ice Pops

A nice treat for the hot summer days!

Cherry Lime Ice Pops

Sweet summer cherries with a touch of lime make these sweet popsicles a perfect treat on a hot summer day.
I love the deep red color you get from using real cherries and the flavor is not that artificial cherry taste you get from those imitation flavored pops, it's richer with a more intense cherry taste.
If you plan on making these, I highly recommend buying a cherry pitter, there are so many to choose from on Amazon. Stay cool!
PS- You can find the popsicle molds on Amazon too! I used this mold, with regular popsicle sticks.
Cherry Lime Ice Pops
Servings: 4  Serving Size: 1 popsicle • Old Points: 2 pts • Points+: 3 pts
Calories: 122 • Fat: 0.2 g • Carbs: 31 g • Fiber: 2.4 g • Protein: 1.3 g • Sugar: 27 g
Sodium: 0.2 mg
  • 1 lb cherries
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice

Stem the cherries and remove the pits.  In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the cherries with the water, sugar, and lime juice, and cook until the cherries are very soft and cooked through, about 10-15 minutes.  Remove from heat and let it cool to room temperature.
Puree the cherries and their liquid and put the mixture through a fine sieve.
Pour into popsicle molds and freeze.

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