Still hot? Homemade fruit pops are the MacGyver of frozen snacks, made with basic kitchen tools in a rainbow of flavors. You're limited only by your imagination and creativity. Need a mold? Use paper cups. Lack paper cups? Experiment with ice cube trays. Try any combination of blended fruit with a kaleidoscope of ingredients that complement each other. As a bonus, the chef can make smoothies with surplus ingredients.
Ginger-Cantaloupe Fruit Pop
Prep time: 20 minutes
Total time: Allow up to 6 hoursfor freezing
8 ounces fresh cantaloupe, seeded, peeled, and diced
8 ounces fresh papaya, seeded, peeled and diced
12 ounces almond milk
1 ounce ginger root, peeled and sliced
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
Combine all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth.
Pour mixture into mold. Before freezing tap sides of mold with fingers to remove air bubbles. Add popsicle sticks.
Run under warm water for about 15 seconds. Let stand for about 5 minutes. Remove from mold.