Summer is here and there’s nothing more enjoyable than an ice-cold popsicle on a hot sunny day. Popsicles are quintessential summer snacks that come in many shapes and forms. Even though there are an abundance of brands and flavors available in stores, none can beat a simple homemade healthy version.
Before digging into the popsicle recipes, it’s important to work with a good popsicle mold. One that is easy to work with and easy to get the popsicle out off. Here are what I used and the girls just love the had loads of fun making these perfect homemade pops. This Silicone Popsicle Mold is environmentally-friendly food Grade Silicone, that is reusable, safe to use in microwave, oven, and dishwasher.
This homemade popsicle with only 3 ingredients is easy to make! The hardest part is waiting for them to freeze before enjoying them because it only takes 15 minutes to blend up the mixture for this fruit popsicle recipe. It’s an immune boosting and healthy way to get the kids to have fruits and veggie.
How to make popsicles without a mold?
Yes, popsicle molds make it super easy to make these popsicles but It’s not a deal breaker. Actually we can get pretty creative with making homemade popsicles without a store bought mold. Couple of choices would be plastic cups and yogurt cups (save the yogurt cups after).
Can I substitute fresh juice with ready made juice ?
Yes, You can mix store bought orange juice and carrot juice instead of fresh juice. Add turmeric and ginger juice separately. Taste may vary depending on the brand and quality of the juice.
- 1.5 cup Orange juice
- 1.5 cup Carrot juice out of 3/4 the cup of carrot
- 2 tbs lemon juice
- 1/4 tsp fresh turmeric
- 6 Tbs sugar
- 1/4 tsp ginger optional
- 1 cup water adjust to dilute as needed
For fresh orange juice
- Squeeze the juice from 5-6 oranges
- Filter the pulp form the juice and set it aside
For fresh carrot juice
- Take about 3/4 cup of carrots and grind it with ginger, turmeric and 1 cup water
- Strain the juice from the pulp. Use 1/2 cup of water to filter all juice off the pulp.
- Pour them into the popsicle moulds. Insert the sticks. Freeze it overnight.
- With a bit of a wiggle the popsicles slides out of a silicone molds.
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