Strawberry Popsicles

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Strawberry Popsicles – use fresh strawberries to make super easy and delicious popsicles to enjoy all summer long.

When it is in the peak of summer with highs in the 90’s all I want is something cold to eat. Homemade ice cream like this No Churn Mint Chip Ice Cream is a must all summer long.  But when fresh berries are in season, I want to take full advantage of them as well. 

Strawberry Shortcake is an absolute must in our house over the summer, and has been a tradition for my husband since he was a little kid.  Another favorite are these strawberry popsicles. 

stawberry popsicles on a plate

 

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You can buy popsicles in the grocery store, but these are made with real fruit, so they are absolutely delicious!  They are so easy with just 3 ingredients, so you can make them in just minutes.  And you can adjust the sugar level based on how sweet and fresh your berries are.  

This strawberry popsicle recipe is a favorite and one we make every year.  It is so simple, my son makes them on his own. The hardest part is chopping the strawberries and then maybe waiting for them to set up and freeze so you can eat them! 

stawberry popsicles on a plate

How to Make Strawberry Popsicles

  • Homemade popsicles are so easy to make. To start wash and chop up the strawberries or whatever fruit you are using. 
  • Mix together sugar and strawberries and let it sit for about 20 minutes until they are super juicy.
  • Next you decide what texture you want. If you want chunks in your popsicles, use a fork to just mash them. If you want them smooth, you can use a blender to puree the berries. 
  • Mix in a little lime juice just to give them a little bit of flavor. 
  • Pour into molds or paper cups if you don’t have molds. 
  • Put in the freezer for a few hours or until they are completely frozen.  
  • To remove from the molds, you can run them under warm water for a few seconds to loosen them.  

stawberry popsicles on a plate

My son likes it when his popsicles are smooth, so I blend mine a lot.  But if you want actual chucks of fruit, don’t blend them for as long.  You could do all sorts of flavors with this method.  Blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, cherries.  You could even mix some berries together.  A delicious and easy way to cool off all summer long.

Strawberry Greek Yogurt Popsicles involve an extra step, but you can bump up the protein and make them super creamy by adding Greek yogurt.  If that is more of your thing, check out that recipe. The only problem will be waiting for them to set up before you get to eat them! stawberry popsicles on a plate close up

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Strawberry Popsicles - use fresh strawberries to make super easy and delicious popsicles to enjoy all summer long.
4.34 from 6 votes

Strawberry Popsicles

By Erin
Strawberry Popsicles – use fresh strawberries to make super easy and delicious popsicles to enjoy all summer long.
Prep: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice

Instructions 

  • Slice strawberries into small pieces. Sprinkle with sugar and let sit for 20 minutes until juicy.
  • Add lime juice and mash strawberries with a fork or blend until smooth if desired.
  • Pour into molds, (or paper cups if you don’t have molds), and Freeze!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Author: Erin
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
Course: Dessert Recipes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 65
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58 Comments

  1. These look really yummy! Thank you for stopping by my blog 🙂 I came over to yours and thought this picture looked familiar, and then I realized I had seen it just a little while ago on Top 9!!! Congrats 🙂 I will be visiting you more often, Erin! 🙂

  2. These look really yummy! Thank you for stopping by my blog 🙂 I came over to yours and thought this picture looked familiar, and then I realized I had seen it just a little while ago on Top 9!!! Congrats 🙂 I will be visiting you more often, Erin! 🙂

  3. Wonderful!!! fast – easy – fresh and great photo. You have inspired me to finally fill my molds with fresh fruit.

  4. Wonderful!!! fast – easy – fresh and great photo. You have inspired me to finally fill my molds with fresh fruit.