Creamy Layered Blueberry Ice Pops
These delicious ice-pops can be made with raspberries or blackberries. The rosemary sprig and lemon rind brings another layer of taste. They're quick, easy and kid-friendly. —Gloria Bradley, Naperville, Illinois
Total TimePrep: 25 min. + freezing Cook: 10 min. + cooling
- 1/3 cup agave nectar
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 fresh rosemary sprig
- 1 lemon zest strip (2 inch)
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2-1/4 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
- 10 freezer pop molds or 10 paper cups (3 ounces each) and wooden pop sticks
- For lemon syrup, place first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 10 minutes. Remove rosemary and lemon zest. Stir in lemon juice; cool completely.
- Place blueberries and sugar in another saucepan; cook and stir over medium heat until berries pop, 5-7 minutes. Cool completely.
- Add whipped topping to the lemon syrup, whisking to blend. Transfer half of the mixture to pastry bag. Pipe into molds. Layer with blueberries. Pipe the remaining whipped topping mixture over top. Close molds with holders. For paper cups, top with foil and insert sticks through foil.
- Freeze until firm, about 4 hours. To serve, dip pop molds briefly in warm water before removing.
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Nutrition Facts1 frozen pop: 104 calories, 3g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 19g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as LEMON-SCENTED BLUEBERRY ICE-POPS in Simple & Delicious April/May 2018