13 Unique Popsicle Recipes You Can DIY This Weekend
Sweet, salty, floral, fruity, boozy—there’s an endless array of ways to create your own popsicles this summer. While our Pinterest feeds have been awash with child-friendly rainbow treats for years, this season, the frozen delicacy has received a grown-up twist. Think Earl Grey latte and blueberry matcha popsicles or spiked margarita and piña colada renditions. As the countdown to Memorial Day weekend begins, we’ve gathered 13 of the best recipes to make ahead and freeze. Long-weekend parties, we’re ready for you.
A sophisticated take on British mini milks, this retro dessert recipe appeals to parents and children alike. Containing fennel seeds, condensed milk, honey, and vanilla bean paste, the treats will last up to three months if kept in molds in the freezer. Serve them in printed paper sleeves for an extra-nostalgic touch.
Coconut milk and Earl Grey tea aren’t exactly what comes to mind as thirst-quenching popsicle ingredients, but the two flavors pair surprisingly well. Carefully layer the mixtures or, if you’re short on time, blend together for a dessert that’s anything but basic. Iced coffee lovers, this one’s for you.
Summer marks the start of cherry season, so this cherry, banana, and vanilla popsicle recipe is a great way to kick off the warm months. Bonus: It’s also super healthy, containing only fruit and raw vanilla beans for flavor. Swirl the deep-red mixture in the mold for a Pinterest-worthy finish.
Fruit-flavored popsicles have dominated blogs for years, but creamy recipes that straddle a sweet and salty balance are beginning to take hold. Pumpkin purée, caramel sauce, and cinnamon make these pops the perfect gourmet treat to serve after the sun goes down.
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