Cherry Hibiscus Tea Pops

These brilliant red pops get their amazing color (and flavor) from hibiscus tea and sweet cherries. Some call it a paleta and some call it a pop–either way, it’s absolutely delicious! See All 12 Pops of Summer

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 10 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

4
hibiscus tea bags
1 1/2
cups boiling water
2
tablespoons honey
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2
cup chopped pitted fresh or frozen sweet cherries
  • 1 In large heatproof bowl or pitcher, place tea bags. Pour boiling water over tea bags. Cover; let steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bags. Stir in honey and lemon juice.
  • 2 Divide cherries among 5 (5-oz) paper cups. Pour tea mixture into cups. Cover cups with foil; insert craft stick into center of each pop. (Or fill ice pop mold according to manufacturer’s directions.) Freeze about 6 hours or until frozen.

Expert Tips

Diced fresh peaches can be used in place of the cherries.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Pop
Calories
40
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.