These Naturally Red, White, and Blue Popsicles are the perfect way to celebrate the 4th. They’re packed with fruit, fun to eat, and are refined sugar- and dye-free. Plus they’re super easy to make. Happy 4th of July!
1 cup coconut water
½ cup blueberries
½ cup full-fat coconut milk (from a can)
1 cup sliced strawberries
¼ to ½ cup pure maple syrup
- Make the blueberry layer: Add 1 tablespoon blueberries to each popsicle mold. Add 2-3 tablespoons coconut water to each mold, enough to just cover the blueberries. Freeze for at least 1 ½ hours.
- Make the coconut layer: Whisk together the coconut milk with 2-4 tablespoons maple syrup. Taste, adding additional maple syrup until the mixture reaches the preferred level of sweetness. Remove the molds from the freezer, then add 2-3 tablespoons of the sweetened coconut milk to each mold. Add the popsicle stick and freeze an additional 1 ½ hours.
- Make the strawberry layer: Add the strawberries and 1-3 tablespoons maple syrup to a blender. Blend on high until the strawberries are pureed. Taste, adding additional maple syrup until the mixture reaches the preferred level of sweetness. Remove the molds from the freezer and remove the popsicle sticks from the molds. Add 2-3 tablespoons strawberry puree to each mold, then replace the sticks. Freeze an additional 1 ½ hour or overnight.
- To serve, run the molds under warm water to release the popsicle.
I used these pop molds to make this recipe.