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Showing posts with label Oreo. Show all posts

HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY YOGURT POPSICLES

Just 5 ingredients and no refined sugar make these simple strawberry yogurt popsicles a healthy snack for kids. Greek yogurt packs this recipe with protein!

Hey guys! It’s Manali  from Cook With Manali sharing with you some homemade Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles today! The days are getting longer and warmer and I am really happy about it. As a food blogger, nothing gives me more happiness than to have some extra hours for clicking pictures. Seriously it’s such a relief! What is also making me happy is the fact that popsicle season would be soon upon us, or in fact I should say that it’s already here and that’s why I am sharing this recipe for Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles with you guys today!

Popsicles are one of my favorite treats to make during spring and summers. If you ask me, nothing beats a refreshing fruity popsicle when it gets hot. I become this crazy popsicle lady as soon as the temperatures begin to soar. So many flavor combinations to try and so little time! You can get really creative with popsicles and they are also a lot of fun. Peanut butter & chocolate, coconut & mango – the combinations are endless. The coconut peanut butter and chocolate popsicles were my favorite from last year! These are also a great way to make your kids eat some fruits. I am sure no kid would say no to such a frozen treat. When you make popsicles at home, you know what you are adding in so it just makes them a whole lot better than the store bought stuff.

The other day while doing grocery, I spotted some really pretty strawberries. I have this problem. I cannot resist pretty looking strawberries! Even if I already have a box lying in my refrigerator, I would buy one more just because they looked too pretty to let go. Just me?

Anyway so I bought this huge box and made these strawberry yogurt popsicles. It’s so easy to make these – puree the berries with some sweetener. Mix the yogurt with the same sweetener and then pour the liquid alternately into the mold and freeze until set. You only need 15 minutes to make these!

You can either combine the strawberry and yogurt mixture together and then freeze it or make layers like I did. I just think the layers look prettier but if that looks like a lot of work to you, simply combine everything together and freeze. I hope you guys enjoy these refreshing strawberry yogurt popsicles this spring and summer!

I have used maple syrup in this recipe, you may use honey or any sweetener of your choice.

INGREDIENTS
10 ounces strawberries [around 2 cups]
4 tablespoons maple syrup, divided
3/4 teaspoon lemon juice
1 cup greek yogurt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

PREPARATION
1. To a food processor add strawberries, 3 tablespoons maple syrup, lemon juice and mix till you get a smooth puree.

2. In a bowl, whisk together greek yogurt with 1 tablespoon maple syrup and vanilla extract.

3. Fill each popsicle mold with 2-3 teaspoons of the strawberry puree. [To bring in a little change, you can also fill some of the popsicles with the greek yogurt mixture first.]

4. Then place 1-2 tablespoons of the greek yogurt mixture on top. And finally again add few teaspoons the strawberry puree till your mold is full.

5. Place the popsicle mold in the freezer. After 2 hours, when it's slightly set, take it out of the freezer and insert the stick into the center. This way the sticks stay in place.

6. Freezer overnight or till completely frozen.

7. To take them out, place the mold in warm water for 15-20 seconds and then pull gently, the popsicles would come out easily.

8. Enjoy the strawberry yogurt popsicles!




OREO POPSICLES

And we are on to popsicle #2 and there are Oreos involved this time around! Who doesn’t love Oreos? kids, adults everyone I know can’t have enough of this chocolate sandwich cookie and that’s why I thought that Oreo Popsicles would be the perfect recipe to share with you guys on this ongoing “frozen treats” week on Cook With Manali. Unlike the previous popsicle recipe, this one isn’t healthy. It’s a treat and so you should eat it like a treat too, once in a while. But I know that’s hard to do because I ate 2 of these in 10 minutes flat. They are a little hard to resist. YES!

One of the biggest Oreo fan I know is my husband. He just loves to munch on these cookies as such or with milk. It’s because of his love for Oreos that I made these Oreo Cupcakes 2 years back on his work anniversary. Co-incidentally, that recipe is one of the most popular recipes on the blog and I can see why. It’s Oreos after all!These popsicles are super simple to make, just mix in everything together and freeze. I had a hard time clicking pictures of these though because it was so hot and they were just melting away! Also sometimes popsicles just refuse to come out straight/in one piece from the mold, so frustrating! I hope you guys give these Oreo popsicles a try, it’s like eating Oreos dunked in milk but in frozen form!

Method
In a bowl/pan, mix together heavy cream and milk.Put the pan on low heat and add granulated white sugar. Mix till the sugar dissolves, around 1-2 minutes and them remove the pan from heat.Crust 3-4 oreo cookies using a food processor and add the oreo crumbs to the cream-milk base. You want 1/4 cup of fine oreo crumbs.

Break the remaining oreo cookies into larger pieces with your hands and to the cream-milk mixture.Pout the liquid into popsicle molds. After 2 hours when it’s semi-frozen, insert the sticks.Let it freeze for 6-8 hours or preferably overnight. Run under warm water for 30 seconds and then pull gently to release.

Enjoy the oreo popsicles!

* The prep time is only 10 minutes. The total prep time includes the time taken to freeze the popsicles, which is 6 hours.* This recipe made 8 popsicles in my popsicle mold. It will make more if you use a smaller mold and less if you use a bigger mold.

INGREDIENTS
1.25 cups heavy cream
¾ cup milk
½ cup granulated sugar
9-10 oreo cookies, divided

PREPARATION
1. In a bowl/pan, mix together heavy cream and milk.

2. Put the pan on low heat and add granulated sugar. Mix till the sugar dissolves, around 1-2 minutes and them remove the pan from heat.

3. Crust 3-4 oreo cookies using a food processor and add the oreo crumbs to the cream-milk base. You want ¼ cup of fine oreo crumbs.

4. Break the remaining oreo cookies into larger pieces with your hands and to the cream-milk mixture.

5. Pout the liquid into popsicle molds. After 2 hours when it's semi-frozen, insert the sticks.

6. Let it freeze for 6-8 hours or preferably overnight.

7. To take the popsicles out of the mold, run under warm water for 30 seconds and then pull the stick gently to release.



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