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ginger limeade popsicles

Ginger Limeade Popsicles

Serves: 8

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5 cups water
1 cup sugar
2 ounces fresh ginger, peeled
1 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 10 to 12 limes)


In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup water and sugar over medium heat. Simmer until sugar dissolves completely, then cool to room temperature.

While the sugar mixture is cooling, make the ginger juice. Using a microplane, finely grate the ginger. Collect the resulting pulp and press through a mesh strainer to extract the juice.

In a large pitcher, whisk together remaining water, sugar mixture, lime and ginger juices. Fill 8-ounce paper cups three-quarters full of limeade. Alternatively, if using a popsicle mold, fill to the top. Freeze until partially set, 2 hours, then insert wooden popsicle sticks upright into the center of the popsicle. Freeze until solid, 6 hours. Serve.

About the recipe

Refreshing limeade gets a sharp punch from the juice of freshly grated ginger. Typically one ounce of ginger will yield about one tablespoon of juice.

These are the perfect popsicles to make if you don’t have a specialty popsicle mold. Simply pour the limeade into paper cups and freeze. Once the pops have begun to set, insert the popsicle sticks are continue freezing.