Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Homemade popsicles: My current obsession

Sunny days with temperatures topping out at 90 degrees.  Warm nights that just don't quit.  Summer is here.  Welcome back to sandy toes and salty hair.  To brain freeze and porch swings and backyard gardens.  Long live summer.

For the past couple of weeks, I have developed a bit of an obsession.  It all started when the BF had a tonsillectomy and I decided that I'd help nurse him back to health with some homemade popsicles. 

Here was my first attempt, a Watermelon Lime Pop:




And thus, a new hobby is born. Here's a round up of all the recipes I've been tinkering with and others I can't wait to try.


 Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles -- recipe here


 Orange Creamsicles -- recipe here


 Raspberry Cheesecake Popsicles -- recipe here


 Roasted Balsamic Strawberries with Mascarpone Cream Pop -- recipe here



 Chocolate Stout Cheesecake Fudgsicle -- recipe here


 Striped Juice Pops -- recipe here


 Watermelon Mojito Popsicles -- recipe here



 Honeydew Margarita Popsicles -- recipe here



 Grapefruit and Strawberry Greyhound Poptail -- recipe here



 Pinot Noir Blackberry Ice Pops -- recipe here



Berry Yogurt Firecracker Pops -- recipe here

Craving more?  Buzzfeed did a great roundup of 33 Super-Cool Popsicles that include booze.  There's also this awesome Pinterest page called Paletas, (spanish for ice pops), and this delicious-looking book called, "Pops!"  Yum.

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