03 September 2009

Ice Pops

It's all about cool & sweet this week when we turned plain old ice cream from blah to Tada!

Here's another idea using a recipe adapted from Gourmet magazine:

We'll turn vanilla ice cream into Strawberry-Vanilla Swirled Frozen Pops!

Here's what we'll need:
1 lb strawberries, hulled & halved

1/2 cup sugar

2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

2 pints vanilla ice cream, room temperature

12 (1/3 cup) ice pop molds or 12 paper cups and 12 wooden sticks


Here's what we need to do: Mash strawberries in a large bowl with a potato masher or fork. Add the sugar and the lemon juice. Add in the vanilla ice cream and mix just enough to combine.

Spoon the mixture into molds or cups -- I used an ice cube tray.

Add the wooden sticks & return to the freezer until firm.

Tada! Pink popsicles with bits of juicy strawberries.
Go ahead and indulge!


Have an awesome weekend everyone!

18 comments:

  1. I'm sorry to break the news---it's Thursday. Maybe it's your Friday??? Have a great day and I enjoy reading your blog! --Laura

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  2. Hahaha! Thanks Laura...my mistake =) Now corrected =)

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  3. Fabulous ideas! And it certainly is the season for ice cream, gelato, or something cold.

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  4. Hey...thanks for stopping by my blog. Love your recycling...I am big big big on that but not so crafty. I am going to put you on my sidebar on my Schemmelohos blog....my personal journal blog (links through my cooking Mad Chemist Blog). Good reading and keep it up!

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  5. wow I love this and the blah to tada what a neat idea keep up the good work lol Rebecca

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  6. Hello Carla, Trish and Chow & Chatter! Thanks for visiting. Your comments made me smile =)

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  7. yummy!!! I am totally doing this!
    xo

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  8. Mmm...these look good! Cute blog and I love your recycling aspect...

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  9. Hi Nuit, Queen B. and Mixing Bowl Mama! Thanks a lot for visiting me today =)

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  10. Oh my goodness, what a fun week, I am loving all the ice cream ideas!! Makes me want to buy some icecream now! :)

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  11. Hi there Little Green...go ahead and reward yourself with some ice cream this weekend!

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  12. Hi there PrettyPinkRat! No one has ever commented on my photography, heehee (I'm learning as I go)! Your comment really made my day =)

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  13. Thanks Gingham Skies! Hope you'll have a chance to make these, too =)

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