14 Homemade Popsicle Recipes for Hot Summer Days
Popsicles. We can think of few things we'd rather get our hands on than a frosty frozen treat, especially on hot summer nights. And while we admittedly have a thing for ice cream cake, we have a new icy obsession — the frozen pop. Get ready to cut, puree, freeze and lick your way to one of life's simple pleasures this Fourth of July. Because let's be honest. You're never too old for a popsicle.
Roast some strawberries. Toast some coconut. These creamy tie-dyed treats are worth every effort. (via Joy the Baker)
Pineapple in a popsicle? Hurry, there's no time to lose! This flavor combo just works. (via Gimme Some Oven)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Inspired by and made for your summer vacay, one taste of these fruities will transport you to warm and happy places. (via Kitchen Simmer)
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)
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 Marla Meredith)
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)
12. 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)
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)
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)
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