Good Morning AZ: Cold Concoctions

June 19, 2017

 

 

 

OMG, its SOOO hot outside!  This week we're expecting record breaking temperatures in Phoenix, so this definitely going to be "beat the heat" week!

 

Today on "Good Morning Arizona", we explored four different ways to make some delicious home-made popsicles!  They're easy and fun to make, with just a few ingredients each!

 

 

 

Red Berry and Wine Popsicles

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes / Chill Time: 4 hours / Servings: 6

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup California red wine (I used Menage a Trois)

  • 1 bag "Very Cherry Berry Blend" from Trader Joe's

  • 1/2 cup lemon/lime soda (I used Sprite)

  • 2 tbsp. sugar

     

     

 

Steps:  

  1. Place all the ingredients into a blender and mix on high speed until liquefied.

  2. Pour the mixture into the popsicle molds and place the tops on the molds.

  3. Freeze completely for about 4 hours and serve.

 

 

Pina Colada Popsicles

 

Prep Time: 20 minutes / Chill Time: 28 hours / Servings: 6

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle Malibu Rum

  • 1 fresh pineapple, skinned and chopped into 1/2" cubes

  • 15 oz. can of coconut cream

  • 4 tbsp. granulated sugar

 

Steps:

  1. Place the fresh pineapple into a large jar or container.  Pour the bottle of Malibu into the container and seal it up.  Place it in the refrigerator for 24 hours.

  2. The next day, place about 1/4 cup of the soaked pineapple into the bottom of the popsicle molds.

  3. Combine the coconut cream and sugar.  Stir to combine and pour it into the molds with the pineapple.  Freeze for another 4 hours until completely frozen and set.

 

 

 

Fresh Fruit Pops

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes / Chill Time: 4 hours / Servings: 4

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 2 cups sliced, mixed fruit (strawberry, kiwi, pineapple, mango, blueberry, etc.)

  • 2 cups soda or juice (Sprite, apple juice, simple syrup, etc.)

 

Steps:

  1. Place about 1/2 cup of fruit into the bottom of each of the popsicle molds.  

  2. Pour the soda or juice into the molds until it is completely filled.  Place the tops on the molds and freeze completely for about 4 hours.

 

 

Chocolate Pudding "Poop" sicles

 

Prep Time: 5 minutes / Chill Time: 4 hours / Servings: 4

 

Ingredients:

  • 4 chocolate pudding cups

  • 1 cup mini-chocolate peanut butter cups

  • Poop Emoji shaped popsicle mold

 

Steps:

  1. Mix together the peanut butter cups and the chocolate pudding.

  2. Spoon the mixture into the popsicle molds.  Place the tops on the molds and freeze completely for about 4 hours.

 

 

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