Lemonade Popsicles

What’s more refreshing than lemonade on a hot summer day? We’ve created an easy-to-knock-out recipe for lemon popsicles using just three ingredients: water, fresh lemons, and honey.

This simple but sweet approach boasts only 52 calories and is a vast improvement upon what you get at the grocery store.

Want to boost the flavor profile of your lemonade popsicles and create a delicate hors d’oeuvre perfect for summer entertaining? Add ¼ cup fresh herbs or seasonings wrapped tightly in cheesecloth to the water and honey mixture. Boil for five minutes. Allow to steep for one to two hours; strain.

Play with the flavor combinations and explore a little. A few pairings we like are ginger, rosemary, thyme, and basil. These pops, whether you go with the simple version or an elevated herbal flavor, are sure to delight!

Lemonade Popsicles
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Lemonade Popsicles

What's more refreshing than lemonade on a hot summer day? We've created an easy recipe for lemon popsicles using just three ingredients.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon popsicle
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings (1 popsicle each)
Calories 52 kcal

Ingredients

  • cups water divided use
  • 3 Tbsp. raw honey
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Heat ½ cup water and honey in small sauce pan over medium-high heat; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until well blended. Cool to room temperature.

  2. Combine honey mixture and lemon juice in a bowl or pitcher. Gradually add remaining water to desired taste.

  3. Pour evenly into four ice pop molds; freeze for at least four hours, or until set.

Recipe Notes

Tip: ¼ cup fresh herbs or seasonings (like peeled ginger, basil, rosemary, lavender, or thyme) wrapped tightly in cheesecloth can be added to the water and honey mixture. Boil for 5 minutes. Allow to steep for 1 to 2 hours; strain.

 

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Lemonade Popsicles
Amount Per Serving (1 popsicle)
Calories 52
% Daily Value*
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Sugars 13g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.