Peach Iced Tea Ice Pop

June 2011
Peach Iced Tea Ice Pop

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Makes: 10 servings

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 5 mins

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 bags english breakfast tea
  • 2 large sprigs mint
  • 3/4 cup peach nectar, chilled
  • 1/2 cup drained canned peaches, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, chilled
Directions
  1. In a saucepan, bring the sugar and 2 cups water to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer until the sugar is dissolved, 5 minutes; remove from the heat. Add the tea bags and mint; let steep for 10 minutes. Discard the tea bags and mint. Stir in the peach nectar.
  2. Divide the mixture and the peaches among the molds, using a small knife to arrange the fruit in the liquid. Freeze until partially frozen, about 1 hour. Redistribute the chopped peaches to suspend them, if necessary. Insert the ice-pop sticks and freeze until solid, about 4 hours. Run warm water over the molds to remove the pops.
Tip
  • Use an ice-pop set that includes ten 3-oz. molds. Buy backup sticks at grocery or craft stores.
Tip
  • Frozen pops stay fresh and tasty in their molds for up to two weeks.
Tip
  • Run warm water over the molds to loosen pops; serve immediately.
Tip
  • Slide a paper coaster bib up the stick to catch drips.
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