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5 fruit pops you can make at home

By: Enrique Gili on June 13, 2013, 11:21 a.m.
Pineapple chili pops.

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Pineapple Sweet Chili Fruit Pops

The unlikely pairing of fresh fruit and chili sauce delivers a mouthwatering flavor combo.
Pineapple Sweet Chili Fruit Pops

Prep time: 15 minutes

Total time: 4 hours

Yield: 6-8 pops


  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 4 tablespoons organic sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups pineapple, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chili sauce
  • Pinch salt
Cooking directions
  1. Bring water to boil in saucepan. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Set aside to cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes.
  2. While simple syrup cools, cut pineapple in half, peel skin and cube.
  3. Combine pineapple, simple syrup, lime and chili sauce in blender. Process until blended, about 30 seconds.
  4. Pour into molds about 2/3 full. Cover with a sheet of plastic wrap and place form in freezer for 1 about hour. When pops are slushy, slash small holes in covering and insert sticks. Freeze until firm, about 4 hours.
  5. Run molds under warm water for a few seconds. Thaw 2-3 minutes. Gently tug on sticks to remove pops from mold and serve.