19 Delicious DIY Popsicles to Cool You Down
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19 Delicious DIY Popsicles to Cool You Down

There’s nothing more refreshing than a popsicle on a sweltering summer afternoon. Ice cold and flavorful, popsicles are an easy snack that all ages can enjoy. Instead of heading to your local freezer aisle, why not invest in a popsicle mold and make your own gourmet icy treats? In flavors like thai iced tea and blackberry ombre, these decadent and delicious popsicles will cool you down on the hottest days of summer.

1. Roasted Strawberries and Cream Popsicles: Take advantage of your farmers’ market haul and make this gorgeous recipe. We can imagine enjoying one of these on a lazy summer day. (via Style Me Pretty)

2. Mint Mojito Iced Coffee Popsicles: Instead of getting your afternoon coffee fix that you’ve told yourself you’d stop because it’s killing your budget (we’ve all been there), try out this iced coffee popsicle. You’ll forget all about that non-fat latte. (via Brit + Co)

3. Striped Juice Popsicles: Kids and adults will love this colorful popsicle with a variety of juice flavors. This recipe is perfect for sharing at a summer barbecue or your kiddo’s birthday party. (via Girlichef)

4. Vanilla Mint Lemonade Popsicles: What’s better than a pitcher of lemonade? A vanilla, mint and lemonade popsicle. Talk about pure perfection. (via Hungry Girl Por Vida)

5. Cherry Yogurt Popsicles: Hitting Google translate is worth it for this pretty-in-pink popsicle recipe. It’s totally insta-worthy! (via Tina Tausend Schoen)

6. Bittersweet Chocolate Popsicles: This decadent grown-up flavor will satisfy your chocolate craving oh-so well. (via The Conscious Kitchen)

7. Thai Iced Tea Popsicles: Thai iced tea is delicious on its own, but it’s downright heavenly in popsicle form. This recipe has all the flavor you need to replicate the taste of a traditional Thai iced tea. (via Seasonal and Savory)

8. Orange Ginger Popsicles: Orange and ginger are a match made in heaven. They have just the right amount of zest and zing that will recharge you after a long day in the sun. (via 1-2 Simple Cooking)

9. Mango Lassi Popsicles: This Indian classic is amazing in popsicle form. The ice-cold, juicy mango is the best way to feel refreshed on those scorching days. (via Cooking Stoned)

10. Coconut Pineapple Yogurt Pops: It’s almost like visiting a tropical island without even having to pack your bags. Think of this summery treat as a virgin piña colada on a stick. (via Recipe Runner)

11. Yogurt Parfait Popsicles: You can have breakfast for dessert with this clever and colorful yogurt parfait pop. (via Le Zoe Musings)

12. Blackberry Ombre Popsicles: We love ombre everything here at Brit + Co, including these delish pops. Wow your friends and family with this show-stopping recipe. (via Tutti Dolce)

13. Pineapple Orange Banana Popsicles: Get a dose of vitamin C with these delightful and easy-to-make popsicles. Tastes like summer! (via Gimme Some Oven)

14. Cookies and Cream Popsicles: Cookies-and-cream pops are the creme de la creme of popsicles. Don’t know about you, but our mouths are watering just looking at this picture. (via The View from Great Island)

15. Mango Chia Seed Popsicles: Paleo and vegan, these mango-chia seed pops will have you feeling cooled down in no time. (via Jelly Toast Blog)

16. Green Tea Popsicles: We’re seeing a trend with our favorite beverages being turned into equally refreshing popsicles, and this recipe is no exception. We can’t wait to try this green tea treat during the next heat wave. (via 40 Aprons)

17. Caramel Macchiato Popsicles: Skip the frappuccino and make yourself this sweet treat. This here is the summer version of an afternoon coffee break. (via Live Laugh Rowe)

18. Avocado Coconut Popsicles: Avocado in a popsicle? Don’t worry, you read that right. Our favorite superfood adds creaminess (and healthy fat) to this recipe. (via Skinnytaste)

19. Peaches and Cream Popsicles: This popsicle recipe is peachy-keen if we do say so ourselves. Whip a batch of these bad boys up and you’ll be feeling cool as a cucumber. (via Tutti Dolce)

Have you made popsicles at home? Any tips? Share with us in the comments section!