By Jennifer Velez
May 15, 2014 @ 3:24 pm
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This milk-based fruit pop is the dessert du jour at Brooklyn eatery Nightingale 9. Make them from home using our step-by-step guide below.

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups milk3/4 cup heavy cream3 1/2 cups Thai basil1 tray ice cubes1/4 cup simple syrup1/2 tsp salfPopsicle mold10 Popsicle sticks

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Assembly:1. Bring the milk and cream to a boil, then remove from heat. Add 2 cups of Thai basil to the mixture; cover, and let it cool for 20 minutes.2. Strain over half of the ice cubes, and discard the basil.3. Bring a small pot of water to a boil and blanch the remaining 1 1/2 cups of Thai basil 1 minute, then plunge it into ice water.4. Drain and blend the blanched basil with 1/8 cup of water. Add the infused dairy mixture, simple syrup, and salt to a blender. Blend till well combined. Pour mixture into Popsicle mold, insert sticks, and freeze overnight.

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