Y’all, summer is nearing its end but I’m not letting it go without a fight! I get like this every year. Never wanting to let the summer go. Separation issues on 10. This year, I’m protesting by sharing these new Easy Strawberry Mango Popsicles! Even long after the temperature cools I’ll be reminiscing by keeping these babies in rotation. They’re so easy to make and I look forward to trying different combinations. 🙂
How to Make these Strawberry Mango Popsicles:
Making these Strawberry Mango popsicles is actually a lot easier than you might think. I’ve been wanting to try my hand at making them for what feels like forever and I’m excited to finally be sharing these!
To start, you’ll want to gather all of your ingredients. Since there are two flavors, you’ll be making to two separate blends. You can start with either flavor, strawberry or mango, the choice is yours! Once you’re done blending the first mixture, you’ll want to transfer it to a bowl and set aside.
Next, rinse out the blender with warm water before adding the ingredients for the second flavor. This will ensure that the flavors don’t get mixed up prematurely. Now you’re ready to add in the ingredients for the second flavor and blend those together until you’ve reached a liquid consistency. Transfer the mixture to a separate bowl and set aside.
Now it’s time for the fun part… Layering these strawberry mango popsicles! I found this easiest to do by using separate 1 tbsp measuring spoons for each flavor (I have two sets, don’t ask me why). The popsicle mold I used also came with a funnel, so I used that as well. If by chance the one you have didn’t, you can also purchase one. I think They’re really helpful if you’re trying to avoid accidentally spilling the filling all over the sides.
You can feel free to layer the popsicles however you’d like. Honestly you don’t even have to layer them at all! You can totally make them mono flavors, but to me layering them feels like I’m getting a two for one deal 🙂
Tips for Making Great Popsicles:
- Use a measuring spoon for distribution
- Use a funnel to avoid getting the filling all over the sides
- Don’t stick the popsicle sticks too far in (leave out at least 2.5-3 inches)
- Allow plenty of time to freeze
- Before you start, be sure to clear out a designated space in your freezer that will comfortably fit your popsicle mold.
- Don’t skip the sugar (agave in this case)! The sugar interrupts the freezing process by making it so that the contents don’t turn into a block of ice, thus making a more edible, creamy popsicle.
I know you’ll love these strawberry mango popsicles! They’re really easy to make and taste delicious! Plus, they’re refined sugar free! Give this recipe a try and let me know what you think in the comments below!
Can I Make these Popsicles Using a Different type of Dairy-Free Milk?
There’s something special that happens here when you use full-fat coconut milk. It’s got the perfect consistency to make sure you’re not met with icy popsicles 6-8 hours later after putting them in the freezer. The reason why coconut milk works so well is because it’s got a much lower water content than most other plant-milk alternatives (like almond milk or soy). If you do try something else, you may consider adding more sugar or agave so that there is less ice being crystalized.
Alternatively, you could try using a vegan-friendly greek yogurt. You’ll still want to add in a sweetener, so don’t skip that step!
Other Strawberry Recipes You’ll Enjoy:
- Easy Strawberry Basil Cocktail
- Easy Strawberry Whole Wheat Muffins
- Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie
- Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake Bites
Tools You Might Need:
Easy Strawberry Mango Popsicles
- 1 heaping cup of fresh or frozen mango
- ½ can full fat coconut milk (give the can a good shake before opening)
- 3 tbsp agave
- Add all of the ingredients for the strawberry mixture to a high-speed blender and blend until combined.
- Once a liquid mixture has formed, transfer the mixture to a bowl and set aside.
- Rinse out the blender with warm water and add in all of the ingredients for the mango mixture. Blend until combined and a liquid mixture has formed. Transfer to a separate bowl and set aside.
- Once your molds are filled, cover them with their lid and add in the popsicle sticks to each (careful not to push them in too far).
- Transfer them to the freezer and let them set for at least 6 hours. I usually let them sit overnight just to be sure.
- Once set, remove them from the freezer when ready to consume. Enjoy!