Ah yes... summertime. The season best known for its scorching heat and an insatiable craving for anything cold to remedy it. And although a good iced treat doesn't hurt your wallet too much, it's always fun to create with your own hands. So with these 10 simple popsicle recipes, you'll find yourself a pro at instant delectability, giving the big-shot ice cream brands a run for their money.
- Nutella Popsicle
They say that sequels are never as good as the original, but this icy reincarnation of the beloved chocolate spread could definitely make those critics eat their words. But hey, with this popsicle's level of deliciousness, I'm pretty sure they won't mind anyway.
- Multi-fruit Popsicle
Not only are these refreshing, they're also super Instagram-worthy. Slice up a selection of your favorite fruits, pour them in together with a generous amount of white grape juice, insert a stick, and pop them in the freezer for a couple hours, and you've got yourself an instant hot-day cure!
- Sprite and Gummy Bears Popsicle
Not too fond of fruits? Don't worry, we've got you. A cold can of Sprite and a pack of gummy bears will be your best friend throughout this blazing hot summer season. Perfect for kids looking to have a fun snack to match a fun afternoon or even grown-ups feeling tired of the traditional fruit popsicle, this will surely be a crowd favorite no matter the age.
- Cookies and Cream Popsicle
Magic is real, ladies and gentlemen, and you can witness it as you whip up this mouth-watering Oreo popsicle in an instant, using just crushed bits of the famous cookie, some milk, and a 3-hour freezing period.
- Chocolate-Covered Kiwi Popsicle
Whether looking to disguise a fruit with chocolate goodness for a child, or simply just in favor of traditional treats with a twist, this chocolate covered kiwi popsicle will be the perfect candiate for your afternoon desire. Just melt your favorite bar of chocolate, dip the kiwi in, freeze for it a couple of hours, and voila! You've got yourself a drool-worthy delicacy.
- Avocado Popsicles
For the base flavor, mix 3 ripe avocados, 1 1/2 cups of milk, and 4 tablespoons of sweetened condensed milk into a blender before freezing it for 3 hours or until the popsicles are solid. Then dip your frozen treat into a bowl of melted chocolate. Whether you let it dry for a minute or re-freeze for an hour, anyone who gets a taste of this beauty will definitely be going in for seconds.
- Peanut Butter Ice Cream Popsicles
The beauty of this DIY recipe is that you can personalize it depending on your own taste. In no particular order, alternate layers of vanilla ice cream, Nutella, hazelnuts, crushed almonds, caramel syrup, and crushed chocolate bits. Then pop it in the freezer together with a stick, and you're ready for a pb delight!
- Multi-Fruit Popsicle
Bust out your blender and whip around 5-6 fruits of your choice for a couple of seconds until they're creamy, full, and rich. The thickness of each juice will be perfect for a clean layering of flavors. Freeze your combo for a few hours to, pop in a stick, and serve with a smile as bright as your ice treat's colors.
- Banana and Strawberry Popsicle
Berrynanas—this is the word that you and your friends will be thinking all summer long as you whip together a concoction that high-end ice cream franchises will be begging to steal. Blend yogurt and strawberry puree, and alternately mix in slices of bananas and strawberries, put in sticks, wait 4 hours until you have your perfect combo, all bunched together in a sweet and tasty treat.
- Chocolate Covered Bananas Popsicle
Probably the simplest but most delicious popsicle recipe you're ever going to use, just peel a banana clean of it's skin, coat it in melted chocolate, add whatever toppings you please, poke a stick in through the tip, then freeze it until perfection. And with 5 easy steps, you'll have yourself a snack that will make everyone—and we mean everyone—go bananas.
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