Go strawberry picking with your kid and continue the fun at home. This recipe is so easy your kids can probably make them for you. You’ll feel great about letting your kids snack on these frozen treats and they’ll love the taste.
1 pint (1 pound) strawberries
1/2 cup orange juice concentrate
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup plain yogurt
In a blender combine strawberries, concentrate and sugar; puree to combine.
Divide among nine 3-ounce plastic cups. Place a stick in the center of each cup; place in freezer. After 4-6 hours adjust stick to make sure it is upright in the center of the pop.
To remove the popsicle, run hot water over the cup; twist gently to remove.
Frozen strawberries may be substituted for fresh.
Popsicle molds can be used instead of plastic cups and wooden sticks. Yield will be different.
Mixture may be strained to get a smooth pop without seeds. Just pour mixture through sieve before dividing among the cups. Yield may be slightly less.
Tips & Tricks
To remove pops, run hot water over the outside of the plastic cup for a moment or two.
To secure stick in upright center position, wrap 4 rubber bands around the cup on each side of the stick.
5 minutes plus 8+ hours freezing time
10 (3-ounce) popsicles
How kids can help
Depending on the age of the child, they can make these on their own.