Red, White, and Blue Firecracker Ice Pops

Celebrate the 4th of July with these patriotic striped ice pops
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There’s no sweet treat more suitable for 4th of July than these firecracker ice pops.

This recipe is courtesy of Brown Eyed Baker.

6
Servings
180
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the red layer

  • 2  Cups  strawberries, halved and hulled
  • 2  Tablespoons  granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2  Tablespoon  lime juice

For the white layer

  • 3/4  Cups  full-fat plain yogurt
  • 4 1/2  Tablespoons  heavy cream
  • 3  Tablespoons  granulated sugar
  • 3  Tablespoons  lime juice

For the blue layer

  • 2  Cups  blueberries
  • 2  Tablespoons  granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2  Tablespoon  lime juice

Directions

For the red layer

In a blender, combine the strawberries, sugar, and lime juice. Purée, scraping down the sides as needed. Pour through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl, pressing on the solids to make sure you extract all the juice. Discard the solids.

Fill the ice pop molds 1/3 of the way with the strawberry mixture. Freeze until firm, about 30 minutes.

For the white layer

Whisk together the yogurt, cream, sugar, and lime juice in a small bowl. Remove the ice pop molds from the freezer and fill them to 2/3 full with the yogurt mixture. Freeze until firm, about 30 minutes.

For the blue layer

In a clean blender, purée the blueberries, sugar, and lime juice, scraping down the sides as necessary. Pour through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl, pressing down on the solids to extract all the juice. Discard the solids.

Remove the molds from the freezer. Insert the ice pop sticks through the white layer. Top with the blueberry purée, leaving ¼-inch of free space at the top of the molds. Freeze until solid, about 3 hours.

Just before serving, briefly run the molds under hot water to release the pops.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
10%
Sugar
10g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
29g
22%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
39µg
6%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
6mg
8%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
57mg
6%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Fluoride, F
3µg
0%
Folate, total
9µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
14mg
4%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
57mg
8%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
34mg
2%
Water
155g
6%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Cracker Shopping Tip

Stocking up on no-cook items like cheese, nuts, olives, crackers, and dips will cut down on prep time and help ensure you have enough food for any unexpected guests.

Cracker Cooking Tip

When preparing appetizers try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.