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Make Your Own Popsicle Recipes

Popsicles scream summertime! They are such a perfect treat on a hot summer day- for any age. Store bought popsicles are usually packed with tons of refined sugars and additives. There are so many make your own popsicle recipes out there that really jazz up your simple cold treat and make it pretty out of this world.

Not only will you cut out all of the unnecessary add ins like color dyes and artificial sweeteners by adding cleaner and healthier versions of sweetness but you will also have free range over flavor combination, texture and color pop. 

It is a fun thing to do with the kiddos too!

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“Organic Watermelon Popsicles” by Growing a Green Family is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

When thinking of making your own popsicles start with 3 separate categories…

  1. The base: This will be something such as yogurt, pureed fruit, pudding or coconut milk.
  2. The filler: Something to add in as a filler could be fresh fruit slices, chunks of chocolate or cookie bits. 
  3. The extra: A little something extra to make it POP even more such as fresh fruit zest, honey, chocolate drizzle, fresh lime or lemon juice or mint.
make your own popsicle ingredients

“Popsicle Ingredients” by Didriks is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Purchasing ready to go molds is definitely the easiest route but not the only one. If you want to purchase molds check out these great options…


make your own popsicle

“Organic Chocolate Yogurt Popsicles” by Growing a Green Family is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.


Don’t want to waste the money on a mold set?

Use an ice cube tray, muffin tin, shot glass, small yogurt containers and more! Get creative…

Looking for some really incredibly tasty make your own popsicle recipes? Keep reading and give these a spin! They are both beautiful in looks and flavor!!!

Make Your Own Popsicle Recipes

Now that you have a treat to fill your freezer with summer should be a whole lot cooler. 

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