First the "Ah!" then the "Oh my!?" A staple of Mexican cuisine, the sweetness of fruit meets the heat of chilies.
Mango Chili Fruit Pops
Prep time:15 minutes
Total time:4 hours
1ripe mango, peeled and diced
1/2 teaspoonchili pepper powder
2 cupsfrozen mango pieces
1 cuppineapple, chopped
3/4 cupfiltered water
4 tablespoonsorganic sugar
Dust diced mango with chili pepper powder and salt.
Combine frozen mango, water, sugar and lime in a blender. Process until smooth, about 30 seconds. Pour into molds about 2/3 full. Add diced mango to each mold. Cover with a sheet of plastic wrap and place mold in freezer for 1 about hour. When the pops are slushy, slash small holes in covering and insert sticks. Freeze until firm, about 4 hours.
Remove from freezer. Run molds under warm water for a few seconds. Thaw 2-3 minutes. Gently tug on sticks to remove pops from mold and serve.