The weather has been beautiful here lately. It’s really starting to feel like summer. And what goes better with hot summer days than cool refreshing popsicle? I made a batch of coconut flavor and they turned out great. They are not too sweet and have lots of coconut flake for texture.
I highly recommend investing in some pop molds if you like the idea of making popsicle at home. They are not very expensive and turn out a beautiful pop with handle. I got mine as a birthday gift from my wonderful husband two years ago. We’ve also made smoothie pops which were a big hit.
If you don’t have molds you can always use a disposable plastic cup and a popsicle stick or even a plastic spoon for the handle. Here’s what you’ll need to make about 6 ice pops:
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 can coconut milk (regular is creamier than light)
1 cup shredded sweetened coconut flake (from the baking aisle)
- Combine milk, sugar and vanilla in a saucepan and heat on low, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat.
- Add the coconut milk and shredded coconut. Stir to combine.
- Fill pop molds and freeze for at least 8 hours.
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