DIY Popsicles

  • Cooking and Prep: 4 h
  • Serves: 1
  • No Allergens

Summer days are popsicle days, long, hot, but oh, so sweet. If you don’t have your eyes everywhere, your kids just might be helping themselves to a few too many frozen treats daily. Our version of damage control comes in the form of super-easy, homemade, all-natural freeze pops, aka Zipzicles. All you need to do is buy the plastics and fill them to your heart’s content. Get the kids involved, and let them mix and match their own flavors.

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Pink Lemonade

Recipe by Chanie Nayman

  1. Use your favorite homemade lemonade recipe, plus a few drops of grape juice for a nice pink color. Pour into popsicle bags.

Lychee Blueberry Mint Pops

Recipe by Chanie Nayman

  1. Combine lychee juice (I used Ceres), blueberries, and coarsely chopped mint leaves. Pour into popsicle bags.

Iced Coffee Pops

Recipe by Chanie Nayman

  1. Dissolve instant coffee granules in hot water. Add sugar.

  2. Mix with whole milk and freeze.

Cherry Limeade Popsicles

Recipe by Miriam Pascal

  1. Combine one part each of lime juice, sugar, and pomegranate juice with two parts of water in a small pot.

  2. Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.

  3. Cool, then add a handful of pitted, quartered cherries.

  4. Pour into popsicle bags and freeze.

Tropical Popsicles

Recipe by Miriam Pascal

  1. Combine a cup each of cubed mango and cubed pineapple, two sliced peaches, and a cup of passionfruit juice in a food processor. Blend until almost combined, but leave it a drop piece-y.

  2. Pour into popsicle bags and freeze.

  3. For the adults: Add 1/2 cup of rosé or white wine to the mixture.

Two-Tone Popsicles

Recipe by Miriam Pascal

  1. Fill a popsicle bag halfway with Devash Raspberry Lemonade or any juice of your choice.

  2. Place upright in freezer so the juice stays at the bottom.

  3. Once frozen, fill the bag with regular lemonade or any juice in a contrasting color and freeze again.

Credits

Photography: Hudi Greenberger

Food Styling: Janine Kalesis

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