Recipe: Blackberry Sencha Green Tea Popsicles

  • August 5, 2015
  • valerie
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Organic and delicious!

Most of the country is still being scorched by hot summer weather. We hope to help you cool down with these deliciously simple three ingredient popsicles! Blackberries grow wild and abundantly in the Seattle area where we are based, making these tasty berries easy and fun (and cheap!) to find during the summer and the perfect fruit for this icy treat.

Here’s what you’ll need:

– Popsicle molds or small cups

– popsicle sticks

– Blender

Ingredients:

– 3 teaspoons of Choice Organic Teas Sencha loose leaf green tea (or three tea bags of our Premium Japanese Green)

– 2 cups of water

– 2 cups blackberries (fresh or frozen)

– ¾ cup honey

Makes around 10 large popsicles depending on your molds.

A steaming cup of green tea, blackberries, and honey are all you need!

What to do:

1. Steep 3 teaspoons of Sencha Loose Leaf Green Tea (or three tea bags of Premium Japanese Green) in 2 cups of 180 degree water for 4 minutes. Strain out the loose tea (or remove tea bags).

2. Cool the tea and use a blender to blend tea, blackberries, and honey until liquefied. Optional: Use a strainer to separate the blackberry seeds from the liquid before pouring into the molds.

3. Pour into your popsicle molds or cups, place popsicle sticks in the molds.

Tip: If you’re using cups as popsicle molds, you may want to wait for them to become more solid before adding the popsicle sticks to ensure the sticks freeze upright.

4. Place popsicles in the freezer to freeze until they are solid and easily removed from the molds, and enjoy!

TIp: To ease the popsicles out of a plastic mold, briefly run tepid water over the molds and they should come right out.

Will you try to make these yourself? We’d love to know how they turned out! Share photos of your Blackberry Sencha Green Tea popsicles by tagging us on Instagram @choiceorganicteas, Twitter @choiceorganict, or on Facebook. Happy popsicle making!

Recipe inspired by: http://vanessabaked.com/raspberry-green-tea-popsicles/

6 Comments

  • I’m so glad that I was able to inspire this beautiful Popsicle recipe! I love it! Thanks for the recipe inspiration feature! 😊

    vanessajetpack — August 5, 2015 at 1:31 pm
  • Thank YOU for the wonderful recipe that inspired us! 🙂

    valeriechoice — August 5, 2015 at 1:38 pm
  • Reblogged this on greentealicious and commented:
    It’s currently Winter where I’m from… but that’s not going to stop me from trying this out!
    Looks so good!

    nurilen — August 6, 2015 at 4:06 am
  • Thanks for the new recipe now i’m going to try this new one drink for me.

    SaffronCup — August 7, 2015 at 5:46 am
  • I’m so glad that I was able to inspire this beautiful Popsicle recipe! I love it! Thanks for the recipe inspiration feature!

    Blue Sapphire — April 5, 2016 at 5:38 am
  • Looks yummy! But wait… I’ve seen this one! A Swedish tea shop use your recipe and picture in order to sell their teas: http://tehem.se/blog/te-kraver-ovning/glass-med-bjornbar-och-kinesiskt-te
    I hope that they paid you for your work! 🙂

    Anna — June 14, 2016 at 12:42 pm

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