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5 fruit pops you can make at home

By: Enrique Gili on June 13, 2013, 11:21 a.m.
Orange yogurt pops.

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Orange Yogurt Fruit Pops

Silky on the edges then crunchy in the middle, these creamy pops are a lower-calorie alternative to ice cream.
Orange Yogurt Fruit Pop

Prep time: 15 minutes

Total time: 4 hours

Yield: 6 pops


  • 1 cup fresh orange juice, any combination of navel, tangerines, tangelos, Valencia
  • 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons organic sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
Cooking directions
  1. Combine juice, yogurt, sugar and extract in a blender and process until blended for about, 30 seconds.
  2. Pour ingredients into forms about 2/3 full. Cover with a sheet of light plastic wrap and place form in freezer. When the pops are slushy (about 1 hour), slash small holes in covering and insert sticks. Freeze for about 4 hours until firm.
  3. Remove from freezer. Run mold under warm water for a few seconds. Thaw 2 to 3 minutes. Gently tug on sticks to remove pops from mold and serve.