Homemade Fudge Ice Pops Recipe
On hot summer days, these are my kids' favorite frozen treats. They're healthy and economical, too.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + freezing YIELD:20 servings
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 4 cups milk
- 1-1/3 cups packed brown sugar
- 1/3 cup baking cocoa
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 20 freezer pop molds or 20 paper cups (3 ounces each) and wooden pop sticks
- 1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add milk. Stir in the brown sugar, cocoa and salt. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
- 2. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Cool for 20 minutes, stirring several times.
- 3. Pour 1/4 cup mixture into molds or paper cups. Top molds with holders. If using cups, top with foil and insert sticks through foil. Freeze until firm. Yield: 20 servings.
1 fudge pop equals 121 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.
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