Home-made popsicles

Beat the heat this summer with the kids by opting to make your own popsicles instead of buying them! Kids love getting involved, helping and making things on their own. What better way to mix up the daily routine during summer than to let them create and pick their own flavors for popsicles? We’ve found a few popsicle recipes that we’d love to try and we want to share them with you!

Nutella fudgesicle, yum :)

Nutella fudgesicle, yum!

Nutella Fudgesicles
You will need:
1.5  cups Pacific Hazelnut Chocolate Milk
1/2 cup Nutella
Popsicle mold (found at Target or Walmart)

Instructions:
1. Whisk together the hazelnut milk and Nutella until mixed uniformly. Chill mixture for at least 2 hours.
2. Pour into popsicle mold slots and freeze until solid.

Mango Peach & Strawberry Banana Yogurt Popsicles

Mango Peach:
2 ripe mangos, chopped
2 ripe peaches, peeled and chopped
1.5 cups plain yogurt
1 tbsp. sugar
1/2 cup milk

Strawberry Banana:
3 medium bananas, very ripe
3 cups strawberries, hulled
3 tbsp. honey
1.5 cups plain yogurt
1/2 cup milk

Instructions:
1. Combine all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth (one version at a time)
2. Pour the blended mixture into the popsicle molds and freeze until solid, preferably overnight.
3. To unmold, run hot water around the outside of the molds for a brief time until you can easily pull the popsicles out.
4. Repeat for other flavor. Enjoy!

Another option to make popsicles if you don’t have the molds is to use shaped ice-cube trays!

Jell-O popsicles
1, 6 oz package Jell-O
1 cup boiling water
1 cup cold water

Instructions:
1. Dissolve Jell-o in boiling water.
2. Stir in the cold water.
3. Put the liquid in popsicle molds in the freezer.

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One response to “Home-made popsicles

  1. Mmmmm. Looks like a healthy way to get a chocolate fix!!

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