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Savor Summer Day 9: Make Popsicles

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Make your next BBQ (or any afternoon!) cool with homemade popsicles! You can buy plastic popsicle molds, or just use dixie cups and popsicle sticks. Today's challenge is to make homemade popsicles!

These recipes look delicious, but you can also make up your own or mix fruit juices.


When's the last time you made popsicles? What kind do you think you'll make?


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by on Jun. 26, 2012 at 11:32 AM
Replies (21-30):
lalasmama2007
by on Jun. 26, 2012 at 4:26 PM
I haven't made any since last summer. I want to try making jello pudding pops.
Samanthamommy
by on Jun. 26, 2012 at 4:28 PM

Us too

Quoting 4kidz916:

We love to make popsicles.  We usually use fruit juice for ours.


Samanthamommy
by on Jun. 26, 2012 at 4:28 PM

Nice

Quoting christi34:

I like using little styrofoam cups and freezing kool aid in them. But my kids calls them huckabucks. The kids love them and so does my dog.


Samanthamommy
by on Jun. 26, 2012 at 4:28 PM

yum

Quoting kgmmw:

ohhhhhh I wanna try and make the Fudgy Banana Pudding Pops :) ITs been awhile since Ive made popsicles :)


Samanthamommy
by on Jun. 26, 2012 at 4:28 PM

Me too

Quoting la_bella_vita:

 Yum! I love homemade popsicles!


Samanthamommy
by on Jun. 26, 2012 at 4:29 PM

I don't think I have since my kids were teething, lol

Quoting AdriaD:

I haven't made them in years.  Our children are grown.  Perhaps I will make some when our granddaughter comes up to visit us after the 4th!


Samanthamommy
by on Jun. 26, 2012 at 4:29 PM

lol, us too

Quoting othermom:

We don't make them often, but we love eating the store bought ones


Samanthamommy
by on Jun. 26, 2012 at 4:29 PM

yum

Quoting elasmimi:

Mine are not this fancy, but I intend to try the fudgey banana.


Samanthamommy
by on Jun. 26, 2012 at 4:29 PM

yum

Quoting michiganmom116:

I like to freeze leftover smoothies or else fruit puree.  The last time I made some was last summer.

I like the fudge banana pudding pops idea, but I'll use my own chocolate pudding made with avocado instead of a box mix.


Samanthamommy
by on Jun. 26, 2012 at 4:29 PM

looks so good!

Quoting MamaMandee:

I have been wanting to make this one for when the kids are in bed ;)

Watermelon Mojito Cocktail Pops from the Betty Crocker site!

Watermelon Mojito Cocktail Pops

You Need:



2
cups chopped seedless watermelon
3
tablespoons sugar
3
tablespoons light rum
3
tablespoons fresh lime juice
3
tablespoons water
4
small fresh mint leaves
Lime slices, if desired

To Make:


  • 1In blender, place all ingredients except lime slices. Cover; blend until smooth.
  • 2Divide mixture among 5 (5-oz) paper cups. Cover cups with foil; insert craft stick into center of each pop. Freeze about 8 hours or until frozen. Garnish with fresh lime slices.

Tips:

If you can't find seedless watermelon, make sure to take the seeds out before blending!

Makes: 5


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