Top Ten DIY Popsicle Recipes!
Making popsicles is one of our favourite summer kitchen activities. It's such a fun, quick and engaging way to whip up a treat with the kiddies. Thanks to Pinterest and the world of online recipe sharing, there is no shortage of creative, healthy, delicious DIY popsicle recipes to choose from out there! We’ve become more than a little obsessed with pinning pops to our Summer Sweet Treats board on Pinterest. Here, we’ve rounded up our top 10 to share with you, including the simple and healthy to more complicated and calorific. Happy summer!
1. First up on our list is Cooking Melangery’s Mango and Strawberry Popsicles:
This is one of the easiest recipe’s we’ve come across, and it boasts two of our favourite flavours: Mango AND Strawberry. Perfect for strawberry season in BC.
2. The Comfort of Cooking Raspberry Cheesecake Popsicles:
This is a must for the cheesecake lover, and a wonderful party dessert option. The graham cracker crust is a unique addition and a tasty way to prevent drips.
3. Food.com’s Watermelon Popsicles:
Watermelon is a kid’s summer favourite. It’s perfect at picnics, parties, and just about any outdoor eating occasion. If you’ve ever wanted to kick your watermelons up a notch, try out this recipe.
4. Cooking Stoned’s Mango Lassi Popsicles:
Kids will love helping you out with this easy and healthy recipe using only three ingredients. What better way to introduce Indian cuisine?
5. The Kids Cook Monday’s Frozen Banana Pops with Peanuts:
A different kind of popsicle, these banana-chocolate-peanut butter pops don’t require any molds or blenders. You can’t get much easier than that!
6. Lil Luna’s Coke Float Popsicles:
A classic dessert with a new twist! This Popsicle is already sparking loads of ideas – orange soda float Popsicle, cream soda float Popsicle, root beer float Popsicle… the list goes on.
7. Yummy Mummy Club’s Breakfast Popsicles:
These popsicles are simply frozen smoothies prepped for a quick and healthy breakfast on the go. Plus, yogurt, fruit, and milk are all it takes to whip them up.
8. Recipe Girl’s Cherry Limeade Popsicles:
Cherry Limeade has “kid-favourite” written all over it, and that’s why we thought this Popsicle was a perfect addition to our list.
9. This Rawsome Vegan Life’s Fruit Popsicles with Coconut Milk:
If you’re devoted to all-natural foods, you can’t get much better than these Popsicles made with only coconut milk, raw cane sugar, and frozen fruit.
10. Just Us Girls’ Kiwi Strawberry Fruit Popsicles:
Kiwis, strawberries, and sugar. That’s all that’s in these yummy looking treats. This is also the first Popsicle recipe we’ve seen using kiwis, so it gets bonus points for creativity.
Making popsicles at home is a guaranteed hit with the kids. What are your favourite DIY popsicle recipes to whip up in the summer? Post them to our Facebook wall or comment below!