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Easy Homemade Popsicles

Easy Homemade Popsicles

HOMEMADE POPSICLES 
(FOUR WAYS) 

Is it really summer without popsicles? Since we’ve all got a bit more time around the house this summer, it’s the perfect opportunity to make a foray into popsicle making. Whether you’re making boozy popsicles for those 21+ or assisting little hands in making healthy juice pops, this is a fun, easy activity that yields a popsicle far superior to the supermarket. 

How to freeze your popsicles:
You can find any number of fun popsicle molds online like this one or this one. If you don’t have a popsicle mold, you can always DIY one. All you need is:

  • 3 oz Dixie cups 
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Toothpicks and tape to hold stick upright (optional) 

Here’s a couple of our favorite summer popsicle recipes.
Each recipe makes 6-8 pops depending on your mold size. 

Sour Strawberry Lime Popsicles
Want something that’s face-scrunchingly sour without all the artificial flavors? Here’s how to make our homemade sour popsicles.

Ingredients: 

  • 1-pint strawberries, hulled and chopped 
  • 2 cups Limeade 
  • 3 tablespoons Spiceology Citric Acid (this is the same stuff you’ll find on your favorite sour gummies)

Instructions:

  1. Wash, hull, and chop strawberries.
  2. Combine cut strawberries with limeade and mix in a blender or with an immersion blender.
  3. Pour the mixture into popsicle molds. Place sticks and freeze for 2-4 hours (or until frozen). 
  4. Prior to serving, remove from mold and roll in Citric Acid until you’ve reached your desired level of sourness. 

     

    Strawberry Orange Firework Pops

    These fun, fruity popsicles crackle like a firework. They’re sure to delight kids and adults alike.

    Ingredients:

    • 1-pint strawberries, hulled and chopped
    • 2 cups orange juice
    • 3 tablespoons Spiceology Carbonated Sugar (like Pop Rocks but with more “pop”)

    Instructions:

    1. Wash, hull, and chop strawberries.
    2. Combine cut strawberries with orange juice and mix in a blender or with an immersion blender.
    3. Pour the mixture into popsicle molds. Place sticks and freeze for 2-4 hours (or until frozen). 
    4. Prior to serving, remove from mold and roll in Carbonated Sugar.

     

    Purple Monster Pops

    There are few things that delight a kid like colorful food. These veggie are a great way to delight little ones while making sure they get a dose of veggies.

    Ingredients:

    Instructions:

    1. Mix Purple Haze with orange juice. Pour 1-2 inches into the bottom of the mold. Freeze popsicles.
    2. Once the orange juice base layer has frozen, remove from the freezer and add pineapple juice. Place sticks and freeze for 2-4 hours (or until frozen).
    3. Remove from the freezer and enjoy.

    Sunday Brunch Bloody Mary Popsicles

    These popsicles are great for the 21+ crowd who are looking to indulge in a weekend boozy brunch. Eat outside and cool off with this perfect hair of the dog treat.

    Ingredients:

    Instructions:

    1. Wash and chop celery stalks into a stick length (about ¾ the length of your mold)
    2. Mix tomato juice with Bloody Mary Blend
    3. Pour mixture into molds, add celery sticks. Place in freezer for 2-4 hours.

    Remove from freezer and sprinkle with Flake Sea Salt prior to serving.