It isn’t summer until you hear the chimes from the mobile ice cream truck rolling down your street. The excited cries of children running home to get money for the ice cream man is a hallmark of summer.
Still, with a teenager, I make popsicles every summer. With the same rocket molds. It’s sweetly reminiscent of the ice cream man days!
His favorite popsicle? Incredibly simple. Although I tried lots of different recipes — his favorite was simply… frozen orange juice. Truly. That’s it.
Fill the mold (or cups) with orange juice almost to the top. Freeze.
But if your family is a bit more adventurous — as we are today — and when the sun is hotter than hot, and the ice cream truck hasn’t arrived — give these 10 Summer Popsicle Recipes a try!
If your family has a favorite popsicle recipe — we’d love to hear about it in the comments below!
Sweet strawberries only need a touch of sugar to transform into icy snacks.
2. Orange Pink Lemonade
Shake up your lemonade stand with this delicious summertime treat. The recipe requires an “orange drink,” like Kool Aid or orange juice, and pink lemonade.
3. Iced Coffee
Brew some strong coffee, grab some heavy cream and sugar (to taste), and you’ll be on your way. Great mid-day pickup!
Swirled stawberries, blueberries, and yogurt bring the red, white, and blue to these ice pops.
5. Peach-Smoothie Popsicles
These frozen treats are both healthy and delicious thanks to a fruity blend of bananas, peaches, yogurt, and honey.
6. Creamy Lime
This two-ingredient recipe only takes one cup of limeade and 4 oz. of whipped topping. Whisk the two ingredients together and freeze. It’s simple and adds the right amount of sweet and sour to your day.
7. Chocolate and Salted Caramel Pudding Pops
A decadent pop with two of our favorite flavors? We’ll take two.
8. Jello Pudding Pops
Grab a box of pudding, milk, and Cool Whip, and make these quick and easy popsicles everyone will love.
9. Grapefruit Popsicles
Bright, tart grapefruit gets a sweet note thanks to a pink lemonade filler.
10. Neapolitan Popsicles
An easy-to-make summer favorite.