Summer is Here - Break out the Popsicles!

Fresh fruit popsicles pack a lot of flavor and are the perfect ice-cold treat for a warm summer day. Follow the simple recipe to create your own variations of this summer favorite.

Fresh Fruit Popsicles

Servings: 4-6 popsicles

Prep: 10 min.

Cook: 5 Hrs.

Total: 5 Hours, 10 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

FOR EACH LAYER OF FRUIT

  • 1 cup fresh fruit, cut in bit size pieces (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, mango, papaya). Use at least 3 different fruits for stripe effect.

  • 1 teaspoons lemon or lime juice

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • popsicle molds

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a food process or blender, mix all ingredients until pureed to a thin consistency. See variations for different types of fruit.

  2. pour fruit puree into popsicle molds up to desired amount.

  3. freeze for 20-30 minutes per layer

  4. when the mold is filled to the top, freeze for 3 to 5 hours. Some fruits take longer to set.

    VARIATIONS

    Coconut - use frozen cubed coconut (Trader Joes), add 1/4 teaspoon lime zest in addition

    Banana and Pineapple do not work well.


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