(Recipe) Papaya & Pomegranate Pops

 

Introduction

Ice Pops are quite popular across the globe. They are known by lots of different names like ‘popsicles’ in the US and Canada, ‘Ice Lolly’ in UK and Ireland, ‘Ice Block or Ice Pole’ in Australia and New Zealand, ‘chuski’ or ‘gola’ in India, etc. Normally ice Pops are made by freezing flavored water or fruit juice around a stick. Sometimes artificial coloring is also added. However.. today’s recipe is free of all artificial flavors. All natural, good for health ingredients are used in these pretty looking icepops!

 

 

Papaya & Pomegranate Pops

 

Ingredients

1/ 2 cup (125 ml)

Unsweetened pomegranate juice

1/ 2 cup (75 g) 

Raw cashews, soaked in cold water overnight

250g

peeled & seeded papaya, coarsely chopped (approximately 1/2 medium papaya)

1/ 2 cup (125 ml)

coconut milk

2 tablespoons

coconut oil, melted

2 tablespoons

maple syrup

1/4 cup (60ml)

freshly squeezed lime juice

 

Method

  1. Pour the pomegranate juice into the bottom of six 100 ml popsicle moulds. Freeze for 1-2 hours, or until almost frozen solid.
  2. Drain and rinse the cashews under cold water. Place the cashews and remaining ingredients in a high-speed blender. Blend until smooth. Refrigerate until pomegranate juice is frozen.
  3. Spoon or pour papaya mixture into the moulds to fill completely. Insert popsicle sticks. Freeze for a further 4 hours or overnight, until completely frozen.
  4. Run moulds briefly under warm water to help release the popsicles.

Popsicles can be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Enjoy! 😋

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