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These easy two-ingredient Kombucha Popsicles are the perfect cool treat on a hot summer day! (No popsicle mold option!)
What do you do to beat the summer heat?
Do you hide inside with air conditioning? Do you shun the air conditioner and try to force your body to get used to the heat?
I like both tactics. But I also like eating all the cold things!
I especially love it when the cold treats are healthy.
Two of my favorite icy treats are creamy kefir ice cream and (you guessed it) kombucha popsicles!
These healthy kombucha popsicles are EASY to make, use two ingredients, and you can even make them without a popsicle mold!
If you’re a kombucha lover, keep reading!
What is Kombucha?
Kombucha is a lightly fermented tea. You can buy it pre-made at the store, or make homemade kombucha!
If you make it yourself, you’ll likely find yourself with so much kombucha.
Do I Need Popsicle Molds?
No– Although I think that the easiest way to make popsicles is to use a mold.
If you don’t have popsicle molds, you can use muffin trays, yogurt cups, or even ice cube trays to make popsicles.
Simply add the fruit first, then pour the kombucha in. Cover the faux-mold with plastic wrap, and stick a small stick (or popsicle stick, or half a popsicle stick) into the center of the popsicle.
Check out this article from the Kitchn for more help: 5 Ways to Make Popsicles without a Mold
What Flavor Kombucha Should I Use?
I like to use a fruit-flavored kombucha for these popsicles, such as strawberry or cherry kombucha, but have fun with the recipe and experiment with your favorite flavors.
Kombucha Popsicles: Flavor Ideas
Need inspiration? Try these combinations:
- Strawberry Kombucha + Bing Cherries
- Peach Kombucha + Strawberries
- Lavender Kombucha + Blueberries
- Strawberry Kombucha + Blackberries / Raspberries
- Ginger Kombucha + Strawberries
- Cayenne Kombucha + Strawberries
For EACH Popsicle: (See Recipe Notes)
- 2-3 berries, frozen or fresh (strawberries, cherries, or other fruit of choice)
- 3 ounces fruit-flavored kombucha (such as strawberry, cherry, or peach)
- Popsicle Molds
- Cut large berries into small pieces, and leave small berries (like blueberries) whole. Fill the mold with loosely packed berries to the fill line on the mold. Pour kombucha in next to the fill line. Repeat with any additional molds.
- Freeze at least 2-3 hours. Run hot water on the outside of the mold, and pop the the popsicle out. Eat immediately.
I made these and they were so good! What an easy healthy snack!
Kombucha popsicles are a refreshing treat! If someone hasn’t tried these yet, they’re missing out. Thanks for the idea!
What does freezing the kombucha do the live cultures? Does it negate the probiotic properties? Thank you!
Hi Alynn! From what I’ve read, probiotics are fine when they get cold, but no when they get got. (It’s the same way you can buy live culture frozen yogurt.) Enjoy!!
Can you add alcohol to your kombucha Popsicles
Sure! Don’t add more than an ounce (or maybe an ounce and a half) because the alcohol will soften the popsicles a little. Sounds tasty though, enjoy!!