Ice pops are a summer staple. You can turn a frozen snack into an activity when you customize your own ice cream pops!
And best of all, it’s simple!
We decide on what flavor we want by choosing the ice cream flavor, and how we want to customize it.
Our favorite ice cream combinations:
- Creamsicle Ice Cream Pop: 1 pint vanilla ice cream + 1/2 cup orange juice concentrate “mix-in”
- Chocolate Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pop: 1 pint chocolate ice cream + 1/4 cup chocolate chips
- Fudge Swirl Ice Cream Pop: 1 pint vanilla ice cream + 1/4 cup chocolate syrup “mix-in”
The kids can make their own ice cream pops!
Let one pint of ice cream sit out until it melts enough that your kids can stir it easily. Then you get out the mix-ins, stir them in, and spoon the mixture into an ice pop mold (affiliate link).
Then put the molds in the freezer until they are frozen through (about 3 1/2 hour). We hold the ice pop holder under running water, and our customized ice cream pop slides right out!
For another of our favorite summer treats, check out our watermelon ice recipe!
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