Berries, cherries, grapes, mangos, pineapples, melons, plums, and peaches are all excellent choices for whole fruit popsicles. For sweetener, use stevia, agave nectar, honey, xylitol, vegetable glycerin or powdered evaporated cane juice to taste, or a Simple Syrup.
Fresh summer fruits, either single fruits or a combination (or thawed frozen fruits)
Sweetener to taste
Fill your popsicle molds with fruits to measure, then pour the fruits into a blender. Blend until pureed. Pour the fruit puree into the popsicle molds and freeze until firm--about 4 hours. If adding wooden sticks to paper cups, let the popsicles freeze until firm--about 4 hours. If adding wooden sticks to paper cups, let the popsicles freeze until they are firm enough to hold the sticks, about an hour, then insert sticks and continue freezing.
To serve, remove popsicles by dipping the mold in warm water for a few seconds.
at 12:12 PM on Jul. 28, 2009