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Homemade Popsicle Recipes For Your Child

 Huda Shaikh
3 to 7 years

Created by Huda Shaikh
Updated on Apr 25, 2018

Homemade Popsicle Recipes For Your Child

Every child is fond of ice-cream and the summer season definitely gives them an excuse to convince you for an orange or strawberry ice candy. While you might try to hold yourself from buying these candies but you end up giving into your child’s demands. However here is a quick solution to all your ice-cream and ice-candy related problems.

If you are looking to feed your child something healthier yet tasty, here is what you need to do. You might ask what the solution is. The solution is preparation of ice-pops at home which barely take few minutes and what’s more? It is super healthy, tasty and amazingly yummmm! So you would no longer have to say ‘’NO’’ to your little one if he/she is craving for an ice-cream this summer. So let’s get started. Always remember you can make your variations and it’s not necessary to stick to the book. Children love experimental stuff and want to try something new.

Healthy And Tasty Ice-Pop Recipes

Strawberry Peach Mango Yogurt Popsicle-

What You Will Need

How Much

Pureed Strawberries

3 Cups

 

Pureed Peaches

2 Cups

 

Mango Puree

1 Cup

 

Greek Yogurt

½ Cup

 

Raw Honey (for puree of fruits)

3 tsp

 

Chia Seeds

1 tsp

 

Method-

  1. All the fruits Peach, strawberries and mango should be cleaned and pureed separately. Make sure you use fruits which have ripened well, so that you can avoid too much of honey. Each puree would contain a tsp of honey
  2. Now the best part is you need to layer the popsicles
  3. In the mold add one layer of pureed strawberry, sprinkle chia seeds, then layer of pureed mango, sprinkle chia then a layer of peach puree and last but not the least greek yoghurt layer
  4. Finally sprinkle all the chia seeds and tap it so that there are no air bubbles
  5. Now place the stick and refrigerate for 6hrs straight till sit completely

Watermelon And Mint Popsicles-

What You Will Need

How Much

Watermelon, sliced and deseeded.

3 Cups

Mint Leaves

10-15

 

Honey

1 Tbsp.

 

Coconut Water

1 ½ cup

 

Lemon Juice

1 Tbsp.

 

Method-

  1. In a blender, blend together all the ingredients but place about 1/4th cup of watermelon slices aside
  2. Now in the mold add the watermelon and mint mixture and cut the remaining watermelon into small pieces and add it to each mold before placing the stick
  3. Now tap the mold to remove the air bubbles and place the stick
  4. Freeze for 6-7hours till set completely

Mango And Yogurt Popsicles-

What You Will Need

How Much

Mango, peeled and chopped

4 Cups

 

Greek yogurt/hung curd

2 Cup

 

Honey

1 Tbsp.

 

Orange juice, freshly extracted

3 Tbsp.

 

Method-

  1. Puree the chopped mangoes first and set aside. Place about ½ cup diced mangoes aside
  2. Now in a blender, blend together all the ingredients together till even
  3. Now in the molds add the mixture and some diced mango pieces,make sure you divide them evenly
  4. Now place the stick,but don’t forget to tap it before adding the stick
  5. Freeze till set

Coconut And Mixed Fruit Ice Pops-

What You Will Need

How Much

Mixed fruits -Mango, Kiwi, Strawberries, Pineapple, Watermelon and Muskmelon

1 Cup

 

Coconut Water

¾ th cup

 

Lemon Juice

2 Tbsp.

 

Honey

1 Tbsp.

 

Method-

  1. Firstly blend all the ingredients together well
  2. Add the mixture the molds and you can add some fresh fruit pieces as well if you like
  3. Now tap the mold and place the stick
  4. Freeze till it is set

Did you find this blog on home-made popsicles useful? Do share your Popsicle recipes with fellow parents in the comments section below; we’d love to hear from you.

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| Apr 29, 2018

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| Apr 27, 2018

awesome post thanks for sharing such healthy recipes for our kids..

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| Apr 26, 2018

nice article

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| Apr 26, 2018

I want to save this article is it possible?

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| Apr 26, 2018

Seriously good...

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| Apr 26, 2018

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| Apr 25, 2018

yummilicious recipes. must try..

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