Monday, June 3, 2013

seven popsicle recipes for your summertime enjoyment

It's that time of year...time for all things cold, delicious, and sweet!  Here's a post I did last year for 7 of my favorite popsicle recipes. I thought it was perfect timing to share it again for all you new readers and a refresher for my old-timers ;) 
(( #1 is my favorite! ))

Each of these recipes make 1-3 popsicles, depending on size. I didn't want 6 of each, just wanted to sample some fun gourmet popsicle recipes! You can totally adjust each ingredient proportion to taste. Just wing it!

oh, fudge!  
(my favorite! makes 4-6 & was adjusted from this recipe)
1/2 cup coconut milk
2 bananas
2.5 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon of vanilla

combine ingredients in blender & pour into popsicle molds.  option: add some peanut butter or chocolate chips.

layered lemonade
blood orange juice
mango lemonade
strawberry lemonade

add a splash of one type of juice & freeze for a half to a whole hour before adding next juice. continue until you have achieved desired layers. No, I didn't mean for this to look like candy corn. 

i love you berry much
1/4 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup strawberry yogurt
1 banana
handful of frozen or fresh berries 
(i used blueberries, raspberries, blackberries & strawberries)
1 tablespoon honey
splash of oj

combine ingredients in blender & pour into popsicle molds. variation: use different fruit and yogurt flavors. 

(that's fun to say)
1/2 cup mocha cappuccino protein drink (i used bolthouse farms from sunflower market)
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 teaspoon coconut torani syrup
1 banana

combine ingredients in blender & pour into popsicle molds. option: leave 1/4 inch at the "base" and add sweetened coconut flakes after an hour of freezing. 

there's always money in the ((coco))-banana stand
1/2 cup coconut milk
1-2 bananas, depending on how much you like bananas
a sprinkle of berry (blue) jello mix
splash of coconut rum (yes ma'am.)
1 teaspoon torani coconut syrup

combine ingredients in blender & pour into molds. you can certainly exclude jello mix. i just wanted some color! 

pineapple protein 
(not my favorite because of the whey powder in the smoothie, but it's healthy!)
1/2 cup protein zone naked juice
1 pineapple ring
1/4 cup coconut milk
1 teaspoon torani coconut syrup

combine ingredients in blender & pour into popsicle molds. 
option: put a pineapple ring in for decoration or leave 1/2 an inch and after an hour of freezing add chopped pineapple! 

cherry limeade
pour premade cherry limeade into mold. minute maid & hubert's both make great ones! option: slice two pieces of lime and add to each side for some pizazz. 

Enjoy, friends. Have a popsicle party! 


The popsicle molds I used are from World Market
Popsicle Sticks from Joann using this DIY: Painted Popsicle Stick DIY
For the two smaller popsicles, I used "condiment cups" that can also serve as cupcake liners.


  1. These look amazing! Especially "There's always money in the (coco) banana stand." Rum in a Popsicle? I'll take it! Bet it pairs well with a few new episodes of Arrested. Thanks for posting. Yum!

  2. I just bought some opsicle molds so this is perfect! Thanks

  3. the lemonade one (well actually all of them) looks so so good!
    Rebecca @ tr[i]b[e]cca

  4. These all sound so good! Who doesn't love a cold Popsicle?!!

  5. Ooooh, thanks for sharing! These all look fantastic!

    Hey, by the way, I'm having a giveaway on my blog this week. Check it out if you like winning free stuff. ;)

  6. HORRAY for popsicles–especially a rummy coconut one!

  7. yea girl, get it. this is so perfect because I was just thinking about how i'd finally like to make my own popsicles this summer. love that these are coconut milk based. yum!

  8. they look delish!! love the idea of paining the popsicle sticks, whatever keeps them busy!!

  9. I went home Monday night and made some berry ones - SUPER yummy and a great afternoon snack when it's pushing 100 degrees out!!

  10. I just wrote down the recipes for the fudge and berry popsicles~ Love the use of coconut milk! These sound tasty and delicious. Makes me want to make these, decorate the sticks like you did, and have a few friends over.

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