Dio e Zingaro by Municipale Balcanica Hi, I’m Jerry James Stone and you’re watching Cooking Stoned. Today I’m gonna continue with my love of popsicles by making a green tea, meyer lemon, and basil popsicle. I like this popsicle. It’s a little bit different than my other recipes, my other popsicle recipes, because those tend to have a lot of kapow to them. They’re really big on the flavor. This is more like a light and bright kind of a sweet tea with just a little bit of basil on the palette.
So I think it’s gonna be really, really refreshing. And I think you’ll enjoy it. So let’s get started. To begin with, you’re gonna need 14 cup of meyer lemon juice. So go ahead and cut the lemons and squeeze that into a large bowl or container. And then brew one and one half cup of water. With this water you’re gonna make the green tea. You only need one tea bag for that amount of water. Using more tea will just really make the popsicles astringent, and you don’t really want that.
Now take 10 basil leaves, 10 fresh basil leaves, and tear them up, and add them to the lemon juice. And pour in just enough of the hot tea to cover that. And you’re gonna muddle the basil leaves now. And this is really just gonna break up the basil leaves and kind of get that nice bright basil flavor infused into both the lemon juice and the tea mixture. Once you’ve muddled them, then go ahead and add the rest of the tea. And just let that tea, along with the basil leaves,.