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
A true gourmet’s pop.
Find the recipe on Homespunwithlove.blogspot.com.
Chocolate Peanut Butter and Almond Covered Banana Popsicles
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.
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
A think, creamy and flavor-packed pop, delicious any time of the day.
Find the recipe on Womenshealthmag.com.
Vietnamese-Style Coffee Popsicles
Strong and sweet, this popsicle is going to keep you up and running.
Find the recipe on Yumsugar.com.
Berry-Lime Iced Tea Popsicles
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
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
Peaches, the perfect summertime fruit. Bourbon, the perfect anytime drink.
Find the recipe on Bakersroyale.com.
Expand your brunch repertoire with a frozen mimosa.
Find the recipe on Culinaryconcoctionsbypeabody.com.
Accompanied with shots of tequila, you could have an interesting summer afternoon.
Find the recipe on Jasonandshawnda.com.
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
Smooth, refreshing and healthy. A perfect summer treat.
Find the recipe on Sarahwilson.com.au.
Tomato and Avocado Popsicles
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
A refreshing twist on an classic drink.
Find the recipe on ihavealemontree.com.
Pineapple Coconut Cilantro Popsicles
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.
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
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
Tangy and tart, a popsicle that screams delicious.
Find the recipe on Simplebites.net.
Raspberry Ginger Popsicles
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
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
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
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
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.