11 DIY Popsicle Recipes To Cool You Down This Summer
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Popsicles are a great summertime treat, and sure, they’re easy enough to buy at the store, but they’re also not difficult to make at home.
The best thing about DIY-ing your own popsicles is that you get to have a little more freedom with the flavors. Want to mix cucumber, agave and mint? Well, you can do just that!
1. Vanilla, Apricot & Bourbon
With bourbon in the mixture, this is sure to be a hit among the adults this summer. Because you’re never too old to enjoy a popsicle, right? Get the recipe.
2. Watermelon, Lime & Ginger
This fruity mixture is light and refreshing. Having one of these in your hand will be a great way to cool down on a hot summer’s day. Get the recipe.
3. Cucumber, Agave & Mint
Who said your smoothies had to come in a glass? You can have it in popsicle form, too! Get the recipe.
4. Blueberries & Cream
There’s nothing quite like fresh blueberries in the summertime. Add a little cream and sugar and you’ve got yourself one delicious treat. Get the recipe.
5. Yogurt Parfait
You can even have popsicles for breakfast this season. I mean, why not? Especially when they’re loaded with yogurt, fruit and granola. Summer has its perks, doesn’t it? Get the recipe.
6. Coconut Vanilla
Creamy coconut milk, coconut flakes and vanilla paste combine for one tropical treat. Flavors this good will make you feel like you’re on vacation! Get the recipe.
7. Coconut Water & Fresh Berries
Berries are even prettier when they’re suspended in coconut water. These are great all summer long, but will help you ring in the Fourth of July in the most festive way possible, at the very least. Get the recipe.
Chocolate, strawberry and vanilla? Now that’s one heck of a flavor combo. Plus, these are made with yogurt, making them a healthier alternative to ice cream. Get the recipe.
9. Cookies & Cream
10. Coconut Mango
Mango chunks and pineapple juice come together in one layer while coconut milk, yogurt and sugar mix in another. Put these two together and you’ve got the ultimate creamy and fruity concoction. Get the recipe.
11. Mango Chia
Trust me, with these recipes on hand, you’ll never buy store-bought popsicles again!
[h/t: Real Simple]