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Fruit Salad Popsicles

Fruit Salad Popsicles

These pops are a kid favorite – they’re literally homemade fruit salad suspended in clear juice, why didn’t I think of this sooner?!  Keeping the fruit whole adds serious wow factor as the clear juice allows you to actually see the fruit floating around in the popsicle.  You can use nearly any kind of fruit in this recipe – if it tastes good in a fruit salad, it’ll taste good in this pop.  So just play around with whatever fruit you have on hand.  As a side benefit, moms will appreciate that the clear juice makes these pops relatively stain free (unless you use blackberries and then all bets are off!).  These pretty pops are tasty, healthy, easy to make and a fun way to get kids to eat fruit!

Fruit Salad Popsicles

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of diced fruit of choice (see notes for suggestions)
  • Roughly 1 cup of clear juice (suggested types include white grape, white cranberry, lemonade, etc.)

Directions

  • Dice your fruit small/thin enough to fit easily into your popsicle molds.  Our molds are tall and thin so I chop ¼” – ½” cubes.  Alternately, if you have wide flat molds they look really cool with  bigger flat slices of fruit such as rounds of kiwi or slivers of peaches and strawberries.
  • Mix the fruit in a bowl or large measuring cup for easy pouring.  Stir it up so that the different fruits and colors are spread throughout.
  • Loosely pack each mold with fruit.
  • Pour juice into each mold until it just covers the fruit.
  • Insert sticks and freeze until solid.

Notes:

  • These pops work great with many types of fruit.  My favorites are peaches, nectarines, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, kiwis, etc.  I just use whatever fruits I have on hand and try to include a variety of colors to make them look pretty:)
  • I like clear juice for these pops so you can really see the fruit.  However, many other juices would taste just as good.  You could experiment with fruit punch, OJ or even creamy liquids like flavored milk or coconut milk.  Use your imagination!

 

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