Another kind of great pyramid.Gather Journal Minty Cucumber Lime Pyramid Pops
In the throes of summer, when temperatures are at their most sweltering, nothing seems quite so genius as the icy wonder that is a popsicle. They are, essentially, respite on a stick. So nice, we made recipes for them twice—one, a mojito-esque mint, cucumber, and lime; the other, a pleasantly tart strawberry lemonade shrub. Because, as Noel Gallagher once crooned, “all your dreams are made of strawberry lemonade.”
makes 10 popsicles
Bring water, sugar, and 1 cup mint to a simmer in a small saucepan and stir until sugar dissolves. Strain through a fine mesh sieve then cool completely.
Purée cucumber and remaining ⅓ cup mint in a food processor or blender until smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve. Stir in lime juice and cooled mint syrup. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze overnight.