It’s time for another popsicle recipe. Many store bought popsicles are filled with sugar, artificial ingredients and crazy dyes. This strawberry cream popsicle recipe is sugar-free, gluten free, vegan and only have a few ingredients. Once you get a good popsicle recipe down it’s pretty easy to to make different combinations to suit your taste.
Strawberries are chocked full of vitamins and are great sources great of vitamin C. The secret to making great homemade popsicles is to use the fresh ripe fruit. In the case of strawberry cream popsicles, make sure you use strawberries that are slightly over ripe to get the best sweetness.
Ideally, you would use strawberries with some give and bruise easily when you squeeze them. Those are the strawberries with the most natural sweetness.
The sweet strawberries pair nicely with creamy coconut milk. To make the best popsicles, make sure to buy some popsicle molds like this one from Amazon. Strawberry cream popsicles are a great way to use extra berries after strawberry picking. Not to mention, kids love to join in and help come up with new popsicle flavor combinations.
Another tip, use a good blender to get your berries and coconut milk to the right consistency before freezing.
It introduces just the right amount of air to make frothy and creamy strawberry cream popsicles. This is especially important since the popsicles are dairy free. Here’s how to make your own strawberry cream popsicles effortlessly at home.
- 1.5 cup fresh strawberries (reserve 1/2 cup for slicing)
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 tsp honey
Put all ingredients (excluding 1/2 cup strawberries in a blender and blend for a few seconds until smooth).
Pour into popsicle molds leaving about an inch from top empty.
Use remaining strawberry slices and gently place on the inside (sides) of molds for visual appeal.
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Amount Per Serving Calories 599Total Fat 49gSaturated Fat 43gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 0mgSodium 33mgCarbohydrates 44gFiber 5gSugar 30gProtein 6g