Portions: 6 portions
Looking for a fun and delicious way to cool off this summer? Try this homemade strawberry yogurt popsicles recipe! Strawberries provide a sweet treat in this easy-to-make popsicle that will keep you cool and nourish you. Kids will love it, and adults will love to make them!
Homemade strawberry yogurt popsicles.
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Cooling, creamy and healthy popsicles will be a sure hit with grownups and children alike. This delicious strawberry yogurt popsicle recipe beats anything you would get from a store. They are easy to make, require no cooking, and – aside from the time in the freezer – they take little of your time.
Make a large batch and keep them at hand as an afternoon snack for the little ones, they're safe for almost all ages. Even better, you'll need no blender or any kind of fancy gadget. And if you don't have popsicle molds, you can find my ideas to improvise these creamy yogurt strawberry popsicles.
Strawberry yogurt popsicles recipe
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Before starting, please make sure you have all the ingredients and utensils ready.
Remove the stems from the strawberries. dice.
Place in a large bowl. Mix in the lemon juice, and sugar. Let it rest for 10 minutes on the counter.
Using a fork or potato masher, mash the strawberries to make a strawberry puree. Add the seeds from the vanilla pod or the extract.
Mix the strawberry jam with the yogurt making a swirl (if you use flavored yogurt), or just mixing them completely.
Pour the yogurt and strawberry mixture into molds with a spoon, shake a bit for the bubbles to rise and for the mixture to settle.
Take to the freezer and leave until they freeze hard.
To remove from the mold, dip the mold for a few seconds in warm water and pull the popsicle out.
I used plain yogurt for this recipe, but you can try with a fruit-flavored yogurt to make a combination. Some good ones are peaches, blueberries, raspberries, banana, or any kind of berry. In that case, halve the amount of sugar used, because there will be some already in the yogurt.
If you don't care for the texture and have bits of fruit in the popsicles, you can blend it in the food processor instead of mashing them to make them.
To make sugar-free popsicles, you can use your preferred sweetener. Some options are agave, maple syrup, or even honey. Be mindful that will alter the flavor of the popsicles.
If you have an ice cream maker, you can make this into ice cream instead of popsicles. In that case, make some extra strawberry puree to top the ice cream scoops.
If you are making them for toddlers, I would skip the sugar and sweeteners entirely. The strawberries should make it plenty sweet for little kids.
Fresh fruit at the peak ripeness are nature's candies, and I used season strawberries in this recipe. The sweetness of your pops will depend on the sweetness of the fruit you use, and you may need to adjust it to your taste.
I love reusable popsicle molds , and I have many sizes and shapes. But if you don't have them, just freeze them in glasses or cups that are slopped outward. You can use bamboo skewers or even wooden chopsticks cut in half instead of popsicle sticks.
Serving: 1 popsicle - Calories: 119kcal - Carbohydrates: 24g - Protein: 3g - Fat: 3g - Saturated Fat: 2g - Cholesterol: 10mg - Sodium: 37mg - Potassium: 196mg - Fiber: 1g - Sugar: 23g - Vitamin A: 80IU - Vitamin C: 28.6mg - Calcium: 103mg - Iron: 0.2mg
Can you freeze yogurt for popsicles?
Yes, you can free yogurt for popsicles. The simplest way is to make popsicles with fruit-flavored yogurt, or make your own fruit combination.
How long are yogurt popsicles good for?
In an air-tight container, frozen popsicles should last at least 2 weeks.
How do you make popsicles smooth?
When making smooth yogurt popsicles, make sure there isn't any watery liquid that will turn into ice crystals.
Can I freeze yogurt and eat it frozen?
Yes, frozen yogurt is a nice healthy snack, perfect for summer. This strawberry popsicles with yogurt is a great recipe.
How to make strawberry yogurt popsicles?
To make strawberry yogurt popsicles you can follow this simple recipe made with Greek yogurt and fresh strawberries.
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Healthy Homemade Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles
- 2 dozen fresh strawberries washed
- ½ cup sugar
- 2 tablespoon lime or lemon juice
- Seeds from 1 vanilla pod or 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
- 1 pint natural, unsweetened Greek yogurt [2.5 cups, 0.6 liter]
- Remove the stems from the strawberries. dice.Place in a large bowl. Mix in the lemon juice, and sugar. Let it rest for 10 minutes on the counter.
- Using a fork or potato masher, mash the strawberries to make a strawberry puree. Add the seeds from the vanilla pod or the extract.Mix the strawberry jam with the yogurt making a swirl (if you use flavored yogurt), or just mixing them completely.
- Pour the yogurt and strawberry mixture into molds with a spoon, shake a bit for the bubbles to rise and for the mixture to settle.Take to the freezer and leave until they freeze hard.
- To remove from the mold, dip the mold for a few seconds in warm water and pull the popsicle out.
Originally published on May 2, 2012