Home-made popsicle recipes

Home-made popsicle recipes

It’s so easy to make your own ice lollies or ice pops! They are healthier too, as you can control what they contain. Also, most of them are fruit or fruit-juice based, so they are dairy-free and vegan.

If you haven’t made any before or you want a few good tips, read our article on how to make homemade ice lollies>>

Here are some simple and great ice popsicle recipes that are fruit and/or fruit juice based:

Summer berry ice lolly

  • Ingredients: 100g raspberries, 50g blueberries, blackberries or cherry, 400ml redcurrant juice, 50g sugar, cherry brandy (optional)
  • Method: blend the fruits, press through a sieve, add the redcurrant juice, sugar, brandy and mix well. Pour into mould and freeze.
  • Tip: you can use other berries or juice too, see raspberry ice lolly recipes>>
  • Healthy version: replace sugar with honey or maple syrup!

Strawberry popsicle

  • Ingredients: 250g strawberries, 50g sugar, 500ml water, juice of half a lemon
  • Method:  blend all ingredients, if necessary, filter, then pour it into moulds and freeze.
  • Tip: you can use other berries, such as raspberries, blackberries, cherries, sour kirsch, blackberries, redcurrants, blackcurrants
  • Healthy version: replace sugar with 3 tbsp of agave syrup

Mango ice lolly

  • Ingredients: flesh of 2 ripe mangoes, juice of 1 orange, 2 cups of sugar
  • Method: blend  all ingredients, pour this into moulds, then freeze.
  • Tip: for adults try our mango and lime ice lolly recipe
  • Healthy version: replace sugar with agave syrup or Stevia.

Watermelon popsicle

  • Ingredients: 100g sugar, 100ml water, 500ml filtered pressed watermelon, seeds of 1 vanilla bean, juice of 2 lime
  • Method: heat the sugar, water and vanilla in a pan until you get a thick syrup, then cool. Mix in the watermelon and lime juice. Pour it into moulds and freeze.
  • Tip: try these interesting water melon ice lolly recipes>>

Tropical popsicles

  • Ingredients: ½ cup sugar, ½ cup water, ½ cup coconut milk, ¾ cup orange juice, ¾ cup pineapple juice, ¼ cup lemon juice
  • Method: put the sugar and water in a pan and cook it until you get a thick syrup. Remove from the stove, add the coconut milk and the fruit juices. When cooled, pour into moulds and freeze.
  • Tip: for adults you can add some orange zest (kids don’t like”bits”).
  • Healthy version: replace sugar with agave syrup or Stevia.

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