Strawberry-Tarragon Ice Pops

For a fresh and fizzy drink, freeze some of this mixture in an ice cube tray. Pop a few cubes in a glass and top with club soda or sparkling wine.
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Strawberry-Tarragon Ice Pops

Recipe by Charles Grayauskie

  • Makes ten 2 1/2-oz. popsServings


  • 4 1/2 cups quartered strawberries

  • 1/2 cup plus 5 tbsp. sugar

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh tarragon 


In medium saucepan, cook strawberries and 5 tbsp. sugar over medium, stirring often and gently smashing strawberries with back of spoon, until jammy, about 12 minutes. In small saucepan, stir remaining 1/2 cup sugar, the tarragon, and 1/2 cup water over medium until sugar dissolves, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Steep tarragon syrup for 10 minutes; strain into strawberries. Stir to blend. Pour into ice pop molds; insert sticks. Freeze until solid, about 4 hours.