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Dreamsicle Matcha + Ginger Pops

These Dreamsicle Matcha pops feature a smooth and creamy flavor, with a slight zing from the candied ginger.

Makes 6-8 ice pops

An original recipe prepared for us by Probably This.

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/4 cup full-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Aiya Cooking Grade Matcha
  • 1 tsp orange extract (can be found at most specialty stores and health food stores)
  • 1/2 cup diced candied ginger

 

 

 

Directions:

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the orange juice to a light boil.
  2. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved.  Turn the heat off and whisk in the matcha until dissolved.  Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the orange oil and yogurt. 
  4. Strain the orange juice mixture into the yogurt and mix until fully incorporated. 
  5. Use a ladel to pour the mixture into ice pop molds, leaving about ½” of room at the top of each mold. 
  6. Drop a few pieces of the candied ginger into the molds and place the sticks in them. 
  7. Add a few more pieces of ginger on top and freeze for 5 – 7 hours, until solid. 
  8. Remove from freezer when ready to serve.  

 


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