Homemade Popsicle Recipes

Popsicles are a fun treat to eat make. Making your own popsicles is easy and allows you to create healthier options. This page contains homemade popsicle recipes.

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I have been making a lot of popsicles lately and wanted to try something different. I thought that a Shirley Temple popsicle would be delicious. I used a naturally flavored carbonated water. There was no calories or artificial sweeteners. The kids loved it. They keep asking when I am going to make more!

Approximate Time: a few minutes, plus freezing time

Yield: as many as you would like

Ingredients:

  • Maraschino cherries & syrup
  • carbonated water The one (I used cherry flavored)
maraschino cherries

Steps:

  1. Pour some maraschino cherry syrup into your popsicle molds. I filled mine about 1/4 of the way.
  2. pouring juice in mold
  3. Plop in a cherry or two.
  4. dropping cherries in mold
  5. Fill the rest of the mold with your carbonated water. Don't fill all the way, to make room for the mixture to expand while freezing.
  6. juice in mold
  7. Add your popsicle tops.
  8. tops on filled molds
  9. Freeze for a few hours until completely frozen.
  10. finished popsicle
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I just saw this in an old magazine and had to make it right away. I love that I had all the ingredients. These popsicles are so refreshing and delicious on a hot summer day. My kids really love them.

Approximate Time: 10 minutes, plus freezing time.

Yield: 10 3-oz popsicles

Ingredients:

  • 2 lb cubed seedless watermelon
  • 1/2 lb hulled, halved strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • pinch of salt

Steps:

  1. Puree watermelon in a blender in batches.
  2. cubed watermelon
  3. Strain watermelon juice through a fine-mesh sieve into a large bowl. Discard the solids.
  4. watermelon puree
  5. Puree the strawberries. Add to watermelon juice.
  6. blended strawberry & watermelon
  7. Add sugar, lime juice and pinch of salt. Stir mixture until sugar is dissolved.
  8. straining watermelon
  9. Pour mixture into 10 3-oz popsicle molds. (If you don't have molds, you can pour the mixture into little paper cups and put a stick in the cup).
  10. pouring into molds
  11. Freeze until solid, about 3 hours or so.
  12. molds ready for freezer
  13. Enjoy!

Source: Everyday Food magazine

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These pops have real pieces of fruit in them. They also have little pieces of coconut. They are very easy to make, as well.

Blackberry Coconut Pops

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I would love a recipe to make a tasty sugar free Popsicle or frozen ice bar.

By Pamila K.

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Easy! Freeze pure fruit juice or sugar-free koolaid in either popsicle molds or paper cups with popsicle sticks.

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I saw a photograph of this in an online search. I think this is a wonderful way to get children eating more fruit and I can make these with sugar-free Jelly granules as I am a diabetic. I am going to make a big batch for myself and my nieces and nephews. I hope you enjoy making and more importantly, eating them!

Ingredients

  • 1 package of any flavor Jello
  • 1 cup of fruit
  • Popsicle molds

Directions

Prepare the Jello according to the package. Cut the fruit into bite sized pieces and place into the mold. Fill with Jello in the liquid state. Place in freezer for at least four hours before devouring. Makes 6

Source: An online blog

By Monique from Somerset, UK., Weston-super-Mare

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We have been eating those yummy jello cups you can buy at the grocery store that come in multi-packs. I have been reusing the little cups to make ice pops, and using the thousand and one pop sticks we have to make pops out of them.

I just fill the little emply jello cups with water and then plop a teaspoon or two or whole frozen blueberries. Then I plop a plastic stick in there and freeze. They have been a huge hit. They are the perfect pop container as the pop comes out easily. They are also easier to get out of the mold. I put the little plastic pop holders at a sideway angle so they won't pull out of the pop. We love it!

I have resigned myself to paying more for wholesome food. Although blueberries at first glance are expensive, they are awesome brain food.

Whole Blueberry Water Pops for the Freezer
    Whole Blueberry Water Pops for the Freezer
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    These are made from juice you've already paid for, and fairly healthy popsicles. I freeze the juice from canned fruit in popsicle molds. I also use the liquid that forms in a bowl of cut watermelon. My kids love them and they keep me from wasting the extra juices.

    By Tina11 from Ottawa, IL

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    Shake Jello, Kool-Aid, sugar, and hot water to mix. Add cold water and shake. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze.

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    This is a tasty blend of fruit, nuts and spices.

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    Recipes for making popsicles using Kook-Aid.

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    Here is an easy and inexpensive cold treat to make for your kids. Even the big kids, namely me, like them on hot summer days.

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    Kids love these!

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    Homemade popsicles made from fruit juice are much more economical and healthier than pops bought from the store. And if you are just a little bit creative, you can make layers, and combinations that are fun for your kids.

    By Vickie

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    Put fruit and juice through a food mill or the blender. Puree till thick. Freeze in 5 ounce paper cups with spoon or popsicle sticks.

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