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Strawberry-Balsamic Swirl

Yield Makes 10 servings (serving size: 1 pop)
Prep: 7 minutes; Cook: 17 minutes; Stand: 5 minutes; Freeze: 4 hours.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 pound hulled strawberries

Nutrition Information

  • calories 89
  • fat 1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 22 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 7 mg
  • calcium 15 mg

How to Make It

  1. Boil balsamic vinegar about 12 minutes or until syrupy and reduced to 1/4 cup; set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, combine sugar and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil 30 seconds, remove from heat, and let cool 5 minutes.

  3. Purée the strawberries and sugar syrup in blender.

  4. Fill 10 pop molds halfway with the strawberry purée; freeze 1 hour or until somewhat firm. Top with the balsamic reduction, pour in the remaining strawberry purée, and add the pop sticks; freeze 3 hours or until firm.