21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

As the Fresh Prince said, “just a little somethin to break the monotony,” here are 21 popsicle recipes for a DIY summer, turning your kitchen into a frozen treat factory, welcoming in the guests and their need to chill out. So read on for pops that will get you buzzing, ones for adults and old classics with new twists. “Because there is an air of love and of happiness and this is the Fresh Krrbie’s new definition of summer madness”.

For Chocolate Lovers

You know you’re out there, dreaming up knew ways to inject chocolate straight into your veins. Here are some novel ideas to slurp up the gooey goodness.

Almond Chocolate Biscotti Popsicle

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: Homespunwithlove.blogspot.com

A true gourmet’s pop.

Find the recipe on Homespunwithlove.blogspot.com.

Chocolate Peanut Butter and Almond Covered Banana Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: gotchocolate.com

An atypical break from your classic shape, the banana provides a natural vehicle for the chocolate, the nuts and the peanut butter. Just don’t let Mr. Bananagrabber near the banana stand!

Find the recipe on Gotchocolate.com.

Nutella Fudgesicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: Dailywaffle.com

With these two simple ingredients, you are going to have people worshipping the ground you cook on.

Find the recipe on Dailywaffle.com.

A Caffeine Dream

Sometimes you just need a pick-me-up in the shape of a frozen spear. Right??

Thai Iced Coffee Pops

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Womenshealthmag.com

A think, creamy and flavor-packed pop, delicious any time of the day.

Find the recipe on Womenshealthmag.com.

Vietnamese-Style Coffee Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: Yumsugar.com

Strong and sweet, this popsicle is going to keep you up and running.

Find the recipe on Yumsugar.com.

Berry-Lime Iced Tea Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: mybakingaddiction.com

The sweet of the fruit, the tart of the lime and the bitter of the tea makes this popsicle complex and adult friendly.

Find the recipe on Mybakingaddiction.com.

Cocktails on a Stick

Having a summertime cocktail party? Offer your guests something new with a frozen cocktail on a stick.

Grapefruit and Strawberry Greyhound Poptail

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Endlesssimmer.com

Derived from the Greyhound which is vodka and grapefuit, and transformed into the Salty Dog when you add a salt rim. We don’t recommend adding salt to this mixture – it’s perfect as it.

Find the recipe on Endlesssimmer.com.

Bourbon Peaches and Cream

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: Bakersroyale.com

Peaches, the perfect summertime fruit. Bourbon, the perfect anytime drink.

Find the recipe on Bakersroyale.com.

Mimosa Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: by Peabody Rudd for culinaryconcoctionsbypeabody.com

Expand your brunch repertoire with a frozen mimosa.

Find the recipe on Culinaryconcoctionsbypeabody.com.

Margarita Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: jasonandshawnda.com

Accompanied with shots of tequila, you could have an interesting summer afternoon.

Find the recipe on Jasonandshawnda.com.

Savory Pops

With the addition of vegetables or herbs, your popsicles are transformed into savory treats. Here are a few recipes for when sweet flavors aren’t going to quench your thirst.

Avocado and Coconut Water Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: Sarahwilson.com.au

Smooth, refreshing and healthy. A perfect summer treat.

Find the recipe on Sarahwilson.com.au.

Tomato and Avocado Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

foodnetwork.ca

Don’t knock it till you try it. You love salsa and guacamole, right?

Find the recipe on Foodnetwork.ca.

Cucumber Basil and Lime Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: ihavealemontree.com

A refreshing twist on an classic drink.

Find the recipe on ihavealemontree.com.

Pineapple Coconut Cilantro Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: Keepyourdietreal.com

Ok, the pineapple is keeping this pop on the sweet side but the cilantro adds a unique touch for a unique pop.

Find the recipe on Keepyourdietreal.com.

Fruit Classics

Popsicles are a great way to get in tons of servings of fruit, and when made at home, you know you can get a snack without any processed elements or added sugar.

Peaches and Cream Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Mybakingaddiction.com

Summertime peaches are the quintessential summer snack. A luxurious addition of the cream bumps it up to a whole new level.

Find the recipe on Mybakingaddiction.com.

Cherry Limeade Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: Simplebites.net

Tangy and tart, a popsicle that screams delicious.

Find the recipe on Simplebites.net.

Raspberry Ginger Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: Ohmyveggies.com

Ginger, a way underutilized flavor, works magic in this pop.

Find the recipe on Ohmyveggies.com.

A Little Bit of Special

Drool over these four recipes for unusual, special and downright strange popsicles.

Cereal and Milk Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: Thelittlefoodie.com

This pop is inspired by David Chang’s Momofuku crew at the Milkbar. A little more work goes into creating these but we think it’s worth it.

Find the recipe on Thelittlefoodie.com.

Mexican Mango-Chili Ice Pops

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Daydreamerdesserts.com

When you think of popsicles, your mind probably doesn’t automatically go to “spicy” but let that mind of the box and feed it some of these killer pops.

Find the recipe on Daydreamerdesserts.com.

Blackberry, Rosemary, and Yogurt Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Food52.com

Not only do they look elegant, but the addition of rosemary really ups the ante with an adult-friendly flavor punch. Serve them to your dinner party guests with a glass of Port.

Find the recipe on Food52.com.

Carrot Cake and Almond Butter Popsicles

21 Popsicle Recipes for a DIY Summer

Photo: katiekdid.com

Trying to eat less cake as the tide slowly rises to your midriff? Get your cake fix by eating these healthy popsicles instead of a carrot cake dripping with cream cheese frosting, oozing with caramel drizzle and succulent raisins. (Sorry.)

Find the recipe on Katiekdid.com.

  • Vanessa Londono

    Yum! I need a grey hound poptail now.

  • Peabody

    Actually…that photo is mine not Babbles. I do all my own photography.
    Peabody of Culinary Concoctions by Peabody

  • Mariejessie

    Great timing on this post!  I was just thinking about this a few days ago!

    That said, your sentence ‘You know you’re out there, dreaming up knew ways to inject chocolate straight into your vains.’ has a problem.  Do you see it?  The word ‘vains’.  Accoring to Webster’s, it isn’t a word.  The correct word is ‘veins'; a vein is a part of the body’s circulatory system; ‘vain’ means:  excessively proud of or concerned about one’s own appearance, qualities, achievements, etc.; conceited.  It does not have a plural.

    • http://Krrb.com Jessica Blackman

      OH! Good copy editing skills! :)

      Thanks! And can you comb through the rest of the blog?

  • Katherine Marie Weir

    This is amazing! As summer is here, I need new ideas of ways to cool down. From fruit to chocolate to cereal, this article has EVERYTHING!! Need to try this!

  • Kailyn Nicole Topper

    As a kid we would always have those little freezer containers to make popsicles in. We’d pour soda, my favorite was Mountain Dew, and wait to eat it. Something about it just made summer so sweet. The Nutella Fudgesicles and Cherry Limeade look so delicious! Now that I’m an adult, I think I can upgrade to some “cocktails on a stick” too – yum yum!

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