Monday, May 11, 2009

homemade popcicles = happy

i made the yummiest popcicles ( if i do say so myself). i found the recipe from allrecipes.com. , great site. my kids loved them and i just couldnt stop eating them. they are soooo good. you have to give them a whirl.
Strawberry Lemonade Ice Pops
1 can frozen lemonade concentrate
(i used pink lemonade and it was a little bit tart, but o so good)
3 cups cold water
1 pkg.(16 oz) frozen sliced strawberries
In a lrg. pitcher, stir together the lemonade concentrate and water. Place strawberries into the container of a blender, and puree until smooth. Pour in some of the lemonade if necessary to facilitate blending. Stir strawberry puree into the lemonade. Pour into molds, and freeze until firm, about 4 hrs.
i used dixie cups, of course you could use the store bought plastic molds. i cut our wax paper, and poked popcicle sticks in the middle. the sticks had a hard time staying up straight so next time i will try plastic wrap.

when they were done, i just peeled off the cup.
i cant wait to try these with different juice and fruit combos. any ideas?



and if you do make them, be sure not to knock the pitcher that is half full of sticky juice all over the floor like i did. i had to mop 4 times to get it all up! :)

3 comments:

Lexi said...

these popcicles look yummy! I will have to make those when it is finally warm enough to eat them

Beth said...

I've been meaning to make those! Thanks for the recipe. I will have to try it asap. As for getting together, we can't do it wednesday (the girls are "graduating" from preschool) but thursday would work? let me know. :)

{our happy nest} said...

ooh those look yummy. i will definitely have to try them out. orange and pineapple sounds good to me too....