Berry Crush Ice Pops

I am currently sweltering in a heatwave with the temperature in my kitchen in the region of 41 C +. So this has lead to an endless supply of ice cream and ice lollies being consumed to stay cool. I made this out of some remnants of frozen fruit I had plus some fresh and the result was lovely. There is a tartness from the black cherry but also a nice sweet hit from the strawberries and other berries in the mix. This frozen bag of mixed berries has a good selection of blackberries, red berries, raspberries, mulberry, and strawberries which gives the gorgeous color. I would say a good blender, Nutri bullet, or similar is needed.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of frozen mixed berries
  • 10 fresh black cherries
  • 6 fresh strawberries
  • 2 tbsp mayple syrup
  • 1 cup water. ( I like coconut water)

Method

  • Put everything into the blender at a high speed and blitz for about 3 minutes until smooth. If you think it’s a bit thick, add a little more water.
  • It’s optional but you can strain the liquid in case there are any tiny seeds depending on the fruit in your mix.
  • Pour into ice lolly moulds and freeze.
  • I made 4 lolly moulds as seen in the picture as well as 4 slurpy moulds. You can add a little extra water if you want to stretch it to a few more moulds.

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