21 Homemade Popsicle Recipes for Hot Summer Days
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21 Homemade Popsicle Recipes for Hot Summer Days

Popsicles. As if you needed another reason to start dreaming about summer. We can think of few things we’d rather get our hands on than a frosty frozen treat. And while we admittedly have a thing for ice cream cake. And we could eat ice cream sammies for dinner. Meet our newest icy obsession — the frozen pop. Get ready to cut, puree, freeze and lick your way to one of life’s simple pleasures. Because let’s be honest. You’re never too old for a popsicle.

1. Cool Watermelon Summer Fruitsicles: The juicy freshness of a quintessential summer treat just got cooler. Meet watermelon fruitsicles! (via With Raw Intentions)

2. Blueberry and Orange Icy Pops: Found: blueberry popsicles  made from real blueberries. None of that artificial stuff here. The presentation is pretty pleasing, too. (via Two Loves Studio)

3. Roasted Strawberry and Toasted Coconut Popsicles: Roast some strawberries. Toast some coconut. These creamy tie-dyed treats are worth every effort. (via Joy the Baker)

4. Pineapple Orange Banana Popsicles: Pineapple in a popsicle? Hurry, there’s no time to lose! This flavor combo just works. (via Gimme Some Oven)

5. Strawberry Banana Popsicles: Fall in love with strawberries and bananas all over again. This is the perfect way to use up any fresh fruit you happen to have on hand. (via Bless This Mess Please)

6. Cantaloupe Lime Popsicles: It’s summer on a stick! Blend simple syrup, cantaloupe pieces and a splash of lime, then strain and pour into molds. Now for the hardest part. Waiting for the freezer to work its magic ;) (via Kitchen Confidente)

7. Blackberry Coconut Lime Popsicles: Survive the summer by keeping your freezer stocked with these frosty bites. A refreshing frozen concoction of blackberry, coconut and lime flavors is sure to become a fast favorite. (via Transient Expression)

8. Berry Lime Popsicles: If you’re in the habit of making your ‘sicles in ice cube trays, you’ll be totally pleased to see that this recipe doesn’t get all fancy with highfalutin molds. Berries and iced tea chill out in simple paper cups, and once they’re rock hard, things get good. (via My Baking Addiction)

9. Mango Lassi Popsicle: Let mangoes, Greek yogurt and simple syrup work their delicious magic in the freezer. Yep, just three ingredients and you’ve got popsicles! (via Cooking Stoned)

10. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Popsicles: When you don’t have the self-restraint to give up chocolate entirely, play the sweets game smart. These unique pops feature a little chocolate with a whole lot of fruit. Tip: A dozen of these are a special way to romance your sweetie when it’s hot out. (via Chocolate and Carrots)

11. Piña Colada Popsicles: Inspired by and made for your summer vacay, one taste of these fruities will transport you to warm and happy places. (via Curry and Comfort)

12. Stripey Fruit Popsicles: Layer after colorful layer of fruit puree make these sweet, juicy treats. It’s basically everything you ever wanted in a popsicle. (via Luzia Pimpinella)

13. Watermelon Whole Fruit Popsicles: Fresh organic fruits in contrasting colors make the most beautiful pops. Start by throwing some large chunks of fruit into your molds, then pour in a fruit puree until each is filled to the top. (via Foodarian)

14. Strawberry, Peach and Coconut Popsicles: Need something to look forward to after a long day? Strawberries and peaches collide with a splash of coconut milk to create a creamy smoothie on a stick. (via Family Fresh Cooking)

15. Fresh Fruit Popsicles: Fresh fruit in popsicle form — nailed it. (via Eat Healthy and Thrive)

16. Kiwi Apricot amd Mango Pops: How pretty are these three-toned treats? The unique flavors of kiwi, apricot and mango make this pop a bit more fancy. What a cool sweet to serve at a summer party! (via The Spunky Coconut)

17. Chia Strawberry and Raspberry Mint Popsicles: Get creative with your latest farmers market finds. This colorful, nutritious pop can be made with a total of five ingredients: strawberries, raspberries, chia seeds, fresh mint and maple syrup. (via Eat Good 4 Life)

18. Real Fruit Bombs: These frozen babies are the bomb! Cue feelings of nostalgia, it’s a pop reminiscent of magical frozen treats from your childhood. (via Spoon Fork Bacon)

19. Strawberry and Peach Popsicles: We’ve never met a frozen treat we didn’t love. But we have met a few that inspired inevitable ice-pop-for-dinner evenings. When you’re craving something cool, put these on the menu. (via Chew Town)

20. Mango and Salted Coconut Popsicle with Crushed Peanut Topping: We’re slightly nuts over these frozen ice pops. The sweetness of mango and coconut mingle enticingly with a salty peanut topping. Gotta love that unexpected crunch. (via The Design Files)

21. Tropical Avocado Popsicle: Avocados are the unlikely fruit responsible for these lovely ‘sicles. While they’re slightly less sweet than the average pop, they’re every bit as delicious and can double as healthy teething pops for little ones. (via Cooking Stoned)

We’ve never met a popsicle we didn’t like; have you? Tell us about your favorite frozen pops in the comments!