Ambrosia Ice Pops

2.6 (6 reviews)
Vegan

Ambrosia Ice Pops

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Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups freshly squeezed navel orange juice, strained
  • 2 very ripe bananas
  • 2 tsp. orange-blossom water
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. freshly squeezed Ruby Red grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 tsp. Ruby Red grapefruit zest
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup plain coconut-milk yogurt
  • 2 tsp. coconut liqueur

Instructions

  • Add the orange juice, bananas, and orange-blossom water to a blender and process until smooth. Pour into 6 ice-pop molds so that each is a little less than 2/3 full. Freeze until firm, about 2 hours.
  • Combine the water, sugar, grapefruit juice, and grapefruit zest in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, whisking constantly, until the sugar dissolves and the mixture thickens into a syrup, about 1 minute. Let cool completely.
  • Put the coconut milk, yogurt, and liqueur in a medium bowl. Slowly pour in the grapefruit syrup, whisking constantly, until smooth. Let cool briefly, then cover and refrigerate.
  • Remove the ice pops from the freezer and top off each mold with the coconut-milk mixture, leaving 1/4-inch of space at the top to allow for expansion. Put the handle in each mold. Freeze until completely solid, at least 6 hours or overnight.
  • To release the pops from the mold, gently squeeze the mold as you pull the handle. If it doesn’t release, run the molds under warm water for a few seconds and try again.

Makes 6 pops

 

Recipes used with permission from Afro-Vegan by Bryant Terry, copyright © 2014. Published by TenSpeed Press, a division of Penguin Random House, Inc. Photography © 2014 by Paige Green

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