This Berries and Cream Popsicle Recipe is easy to make. It’s sweet and delicious with a healthy twist. It’s a great summer recipe the kids will love.
Berries and Cream Popsicle Recipe
It’s mid-summer in the northeast and I have a question; are you in the mood for freeze pops too cool things down like I am? I am loving these berry-licious swirl freeze pops. THEY ARE SCRUMPTIOUS and easy to make.
I’ve been telling the that I am in a very berry-licious mood this year! It’s the height of fresh berry season here and I’m in love with their naturally sweet flavors that only have that extra special sweet burst of sweetness at the peek of their summer debut.
Below is my simple, but scrumptiously sweet swirl freeze popsicle recipe that the kids can make? The swirls from the berry purees happens naturally and the freeze pops are are so much fun to unwrap as you discover the emerging designs.
Here is the printable version of the Berries and Cream Popsicle Recipe;
- 24 oz. Greek Vanilla Yogurt
- 1 cup raspberries
- 1 cup blackberries
- 4 tablespoons honey
- 1 teaspoon raspberry extract
- 6 - 5 oz. plastic coated paper cups
- 6 Craft sticks
Rinse the raspberries. Place the raspberries, 2 tablespoons of honey and ½ teaspoon of raspberry extract into a food processor, mini food process or blender. Chop/blend until it’s almost in a syrup like state; the seeds will even blend into the mix. Set the mixture aside.
Rinse the blackberries. Place the raspberries, 2 tablespoons of honey and ½ teaspoon of raspberry extract into a food processor, mini food process or blender. Chop/blend until it’s almost in a syrup like state; the seeds will even blend into the mix. Set the mixture aside.
Evenly Distribute the raspberry mixture into each cup. Then evenly distribute the Vanilla yogurt into each cup. Top each cup off with the blackberry mixture. Add a craft stick to the center and freeze. The raspberry automatically creates a swirled affect with the weight of the other ingredients.
Freeze the pop overnight. Serve and enjoy.
Craft Sticks: Craft sticks can be found in the school supply aisle at your Price Chopper and Market 32 Supermarkets.
Lessons for children: There are lessons every recipe making process, here are a few to focus on when making this recipe;
- List Making
- Grocery Shopping
- Fruit prep
- Measuring ingredients
- Freeze pop experimentation
Fun Raspberry Facts for Kids:
- Scotland is famous for it’s raspberries! Grab the world map and find Scotland on it; geography and food go together!
- Raspberries are grown throughout the United States, however, most of the concentrated production is in California, Oregon and Washington. Grab a U.S. Map and find these states.
- Raspberries are jam packed with antioxidants. Learn more here.
Fun Blackberry Facts for Kids:
- Blackberries grow wild in the Pacific Northwest where they’re often considered weeds. Grab a map and find this geographic location.
- The leaves of this plant can be used in teas.
- Blackberries, because of their color, contain one of the highest amounts of antioxidants. Click here to learn more.
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