Roasted Strawberry & Blue Matcha Popsicles

When I first discovered Blue Chai™ Butterfly Blue Tea and Premium Blue Matcha, I was so incredibly intrigued that I contacted the company to see if I could do a review of their awesome products!  We’ll get to these Roasted Strawberry & Blue Matcha Popsicles in just a moment.  But first let me introduce you to Blue Chai™…

Roasted Strawberry & Blue Matcha Popsicles

I have to show you this amazing COLOR CHANGING Blue Chai™ Butterfly Tea.  Yes, I said color changing.  This tea turns from that deep blue to a vibrant pinky purple with the addition of a little bit of lemon juice.

Blue Chai™ sends you the dried butterfly pea flowers in these 30 gram wooden containers…very authentic.  I definitely recommend trying these!  Caffeine free, served hot or cold, all natural and chemical free.  By the way, perfect for natural food color for cooking or baking!

Roasted Strawberry & Blue Matcha Popsicles

Ok, back to our recipe.  The popsicles are comprised of two different components.  A roasted sweetened strawberry base and a coconut milk/matcha tea blend.  The matcha powder comes in the tube you see below.

Roasted Strawberry & Blue Matcha Popsicles

I roughly chopped the strawberries and drizzled with agave before roasting until tender.

Roasted Strawberry & Blue Matcha Popsicles

The strawberries go into the popsicle mold first.

Roasted Strawberry & Blue Matcha Popsicles

I blended a can of coconut milk with blue matcha and poured it in over the strawberries.  I also did a few that were just matcha.  Freeze until firm.

Roasted Strawberry & Blue Matcha Popsicles

It’s 118 degrees here in Arizona (I wish I were kidding), so my pops were melting as fast as I could photograph them! Those strawberries were so sweet and delicious with the creamy match coconut milk blend.  Isn’t that color just stunning?

Roasted Strawberry & Blue Matcha Popsicles

I encourage you to learn more about Blue Chai™ and their entire range of products.  I am admittedly a little bit obsessed 🙂  Be sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and  Instagram

Roasted Strawberry & Blue Matcha Popsicles
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Roasted Strawberry & Blue Matcha Popsicles

Roasted Strawberry & Blue Matcha Popsicles
Course Dessert
Cuisine vegan
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 pops
Author aimee

Ingredients

FOR THE STRAWBERRIES:

  • 1 pint Strawberries roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp Agave Nectar

FOR THE COCONUT MATCHA:

  • 1 can Coconut Milk solids and liquids both
  • 1 tbsp Agave Nectar
  • 1 tbsp Blue Matcha Powder

Instructions

  1. In a 350 degree oven, roast strawberries with agave until tender.  Cool completely.

  2. Meanwhile, prepare the matcha mix by adding coconut milk to a blender with agave and blue matcha powder.  Blend until completely smooth and all of the matcha has been well incorporated.

  3. Even distribute the cooled strawberries among the popsicle molds.  Be sure to push them down into the bottom.

  4. Pour the blue matcha mix over and freeze until sold.  Allow to come up to temperature enough to remove.  You can also set the pops into a pan of warm (not hot) water to loosen them slightly.  Serve immediately.

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