How To Make Homemade Popsicles

With a little creativity you can have endless varieties of popsicles all summer long! And don’t just think of popsicles as a treat, a popsicle can be made as healthy as you want and can even make a great on-the-go morning breakfast. This guide will walk you through How to Make Homemade Popsicles!How to make homemade popsicle graphic

How to Make Homemade Popsicles

Popsicles not only make a great treat, but they can be a healthy one as well! And there are endless possibilities for what you can put in a popsicle. Follow this guide to make your own popsicle creation!

Popsicle Essentials

To make a popsicle it is easiest if you have a popsicle mold, popsicle sticks, and a good blender. Sure there are ways to get around a popsicle mold, such as using paper cups, but trust me when I say investing in a reusable popsicle mold is worth it!

Dairy-Free Chai Popsicles

Popsicle Base

Your base is the bulk of what makes up your popsicle! You can go as simple as coconut water, or you can pick whole fruits as your base, or you can go creamy and use yogurt or coconut milk. Next you want to think about some additional flavors to use in your popsicle. If you didn’t choose a fruit for a base, you’ll want to pick something especially flavorful. And keep in mind if this is to be served as dessert or as a healthy treat. Some good options for a base and some added flavor are:

  • Fruits such as strawberries, blueberries, watermelon, peach, raspberry, pineapple or cherry!
  • Creamy base such as yogurt, almond milk, coconut milk, or even cashew cream!
  • Flavorful add in’s such as nut butters, chocolate, cocoa powder, extracts, fresh herbs!

How to Layer a Popsicle

Freeze each layer until it sets. Then when you put your next layer it won’t bleed into the one below it!

Check out these popsicle recipes:

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How to Make Popsicles

With a little creativity you can have endless varieties of popsicles all summer long! And don't just think of popsicles as a treat, a popsicle can be made as healthy as you want and can even make a great on-the-go morning breakfast. This guide will walk you through How to Make Homemade Popsicles!


Yields 6
Prep Time 10 minutes

Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Recipe Type: How to Guide
Cuisine Gluten Free
Difficulty: Easy
Author: Lexi
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups of base such as fruit
  • 1/2 cup add in's such as chopped fruit or chocolate
  • Flavorful additions

Directions

  1. Pick your Ingredients
  2. Place into blender
  3. Add in any additional whole pieces you want in the popsicle
  4. Place in popsicle mold insert popsicle stick. 
  5. Freeze until firm.
  6. To get popsicles out submerge molds briefly into warm water until pops being to release, or wrap in a warm damp towel until pops begin to release.

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7 comments
July 18, 2014

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7 responses to “How To Make Homemade Popsicles”

  1. Lexi! This post is beautiful!! I especially LOVEEEEEEE the How to Build a Pop infographic, I mean you are a genius girlfriend. Pinning, sharing, etc.

    Oh and you’re the best, thanks for including my Strawberry Basil Creamsicle recipe 🙂

    HUGS,
    SHERRIE

  2. Jess S. says:

    Hi Lexi, I’ve been following your blog for a while and I love your colorful photos! I have two questions: 1) What app do you use to make those text headings? I love the fonts! 2) Where do you get your kitchen linens? Thanks in advance!

    • Lexi says:

      Hi Jess! I use photoshop to edit, and get my linens ALL over the place. Crate and barrel, Home Goods, Pottery Barn, Sur La Table. Crate and barrel usually has good ones on sale!

  3. Love those cherry lemonade popsicles, perfect for summer. Have a great weekend!

  4. dina says:

    i love the use of coconut water. these sound great!

  5. Teresa says:

    Absolutely love the mouthwatering photos of the popsicles. Who can resist making them once they’ve seen them?! The infographic is awesome, filled with so many ideas that never crossed my mind. Pinned!

  6. Wow, Lexi, the quality of your graphics is amazing, I can’t believe how much you put into just this one post. I’d like one of each from that ultimate popsicle guide. My first time stopping by your blog and I am impressed!

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