Here’s a juicy pop that let me include hard apple cider in the mix. The “Sparkling Watermelon & Roasted Strawberry Popsicles,” from 84th & 3rd, are a fruity celebration of strawberries.

Indeed, the berries roast until they are “impossibly fragrant.” Pulsed in the blender, the roasted strawberries and chopped watermelon make a slushy/bubbly mix, when hand mixed with the cider.

The mix makes 10 popsicles (plus an extra cocktail!). These pops freeze soft, rather than too icy.

Strawberries are forward, along with the sweet scent of cider.

Stand by for more summertime pop-ups soon.