Strawberry Popsicles Recipe | Popsicles With Fresh Strawberries

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by Twosleevers
6 Popsicles
10 min

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Indulge in these refreshing and fruity Strawberry Popsicles, perfect for beating the summer heat! This recipe transforms fresh strawberries into a delightful frozen treat that's incredibly easy to make.

Overhead image of strawberry popsicles with sliced strawberries next to them

Why You'll Love This Tasty Treat


  • Quick. Ready in just 10 minutes of preparation.
  • Effortless. Minimal ingredients and steps for a fuss-free dessert.
  • Naturally Sweet. The fresh strawberries provide a natural sweetness, making it a healthier option.
  • Customizable. Easy to adapt with different fruits and flavors.


Dive into this simple yet delicious method to enjoy a burst of strawberry flavor in every bite.


What Do Strawberry Popsicles Taste Like?


When you bite into a strawberry popsicle, you experience a cool, icy texture that melts in your mouth, releasing the fresh, vibrant taste of strawberries. The slight tartness from the lemon juice enhances the strawberry flavor, making each bite a perfect balance of sweet and tangy.


How To Get Popsicles Out Of The Mold


Getting popsicles out of their molds can be a bit tricky, but with the right approach, you can remove them easily without breaking or damaging them. Here’s a detailed guide to help you successfully remove your popsicles from the mold:


  1. Ensure Full Freezing. Make sure your popsicles are fully frozen. This typically takes about 4-6 hours, but for the best results, leave them in the freezer overnight.
  2. Warm Water Method. Fill a bowl or your sink with warm water. The water should be deep enough to cover the mold up to just below the top edge, avoiding getting water inside the mold itself.
  3. Dip the Mold. Submerge the popsicle mold in the warm water for about 20-30 seconds. Gently Wiggle the Sticks. After dipping, take the mold out of the water. Gently wiggle the popsicle sticks to see if the popsicles start to loosen.
  4. Pull Out Popsicles. Once the popsicles start to loosen, gently pull the sticks to slide the popsicles out of the mold.


What Are Strawberry Pops Made Of?


  • Fresh Strawberries- The star of the show, providing that sweet and tangy flavor.
  • Sugar- Adds a touch of sweetness, adjustable to your taste.
  • Lemon Juice- Enhances the strawberry flavor and adds a slight tang.
  • Water- Helps blend the mixture smoothly.


How To Make Strawberry Popsicles


  1. Prep the Strawberries. Start by washing and hulling the fresh strawberries. Cut them into halves for easier blending.
  2. Blend the Mixture. In a blender, combine the strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, and water. Blend until smooth. If you prefer a chunkier texture, blend for a shorter time.
  3. Pour into Molds. Pour the strawberry mixture into popsicle molds, leaving a small gap at the top for expansion. Insert the popsicle sticks.
  4. Freeze. Place the molds in the freezer for at least 4-6 hours or until fully frozen.
  5. Enjoy. Once frozen, remove the popsicles from the molds and enjoy your refreshing treat!
Three Strawberry Popsicles on a blue plate

Tips And Tricks


Making delicious and refreshing strawberry popsicles at home is easy and fun. Here are some tips and tricks to help you create the perfect popsicles every time:


  • Choose Fresh, Ripe Strawberries. Use the freshest, ripest strawberries you can find. Ripe strawberries are naturally sweeter and have a more intense flavor. Thoroughly wash the strawberries and remove the hulls before blending.
  • Sweeten to Taste. Depending on the sweetness of your strawberries, you may need to add some sweetener. Consider using natural sweeteners like honey, agave syrup, or maple syrup for a healthier option.
  • Blend Until Smooth. Blend the strawberries until smooth for a uniform texture. If you prefer a chunkier popsicle, you can pulse the blender a few times to leave small strawberry pieces.


Variations


Strawberry popsicles are a classic, but there are many ways to add exciting twists to this beloved treat. Here are some delicious variations to inspire your next batch:


  • Strawberry Banana- Blend fresh strawberries with ripe bananas. The bananas add natural sweetness and creaminess.
  • Strawberry Lemonade- Combine strawberries with freshly squeezed lemon juice and a bit of sugar or honey.
  • Strawberry Yogurt-Mix strawberries with Greek yogurt or regular yogurt for a creamy, tangy popsicle.


What To Enjoy With Strawberry Popsicles


Strawberry popsicles are perfect on their own but can be paired with various treats:


  • Fruit Salad- Serve alongside a fresh fruit salad for a light and healthy dessert.
  • Chocolate Dip- Dip the tips in melted dark chocolate and let it harden for a decadent touch.
  • Lemonade- Enjoy with a glass of iced lemonade for a refreshing summer combo.


How Long Do They Last?


Store the popsicles in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 2 weeks. They are best enjoyed within the first few days for optimal freshness.

These popsicles are perfect for making ahead of time. Prepare a batch and keep them in the freezer for whenever you need a quick and refreshing treat.


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Strawberry Popsicles Recipe | Popsicles With Fresh Strawberries
Recipe details
  • 6  Popsicles
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Total time: 10 min
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Ingredients

  • ▢ 2 cups Strawberries
  • ▢ 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • ▢ 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • ▢ 1/2 cup Water
Instructions

Prep the Strawberries. Start by washing and hulling the fresh strawberries. Cut them into halves for easier blending.
Blend the Mixture. In a blender, combine the strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, and water. Blend until smooth. If you prefer a chunkier texture, blend for a shorter time.
Pour into Molds. Pour the strawberry mixture into popsicle molds, leaving a small gap at the top for expansion. Insert the popsicle sticks.
Freeze. Place the molds in the freezer for at least 4-6 hours or until fully frozen.
Enjoy. Once frozen, remove the popsicles from the molds and enjoy your refreshing treat!
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