Rocket Pops

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You'd never guess it, but these patriotic pops are hiding watermelon and pineapple purees!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Freeze Time:
4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 50 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
4 red and 4 blue pops

Ingredients

Red Pops:

  • 12 ounce watermelon, cut into 1-inch cubes (2 cups)

  • 2 tablespoon Simple Syrup

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 fresh mint leaf (optional)

  • ½ teaspoon red food coloring

Blue Pops

  • 10 ounce pineapple, cut into 1-inch cubes (1 3/4 cups)

  • 2 tablespoon Simple Syrup

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 fresh mint leaf (optional)

  • ½ teaspoon blue food coloring

Directions

Red Pops:

  1. Place the watermelon cubes on a tray, cover with plastic wrap and freeze for 1 1/2 hours or until firm. Place in a food processor with Simple Syrup, lemon juice, mint, if using, and food coloring. Cover and pulse until the mixture resembles a soft sorbet. Transfer to a large pastry bag with a 1/2 inch hole. Fill push-pop molds with mixture. Freeze until firm, about 3 hours.

Blue Pops:

  1. Place the pineapple cubes on a tray, cover with plastic wrap and freeze for 1 1/2 hours or until firm. Place in a food processor with Simple Syrup, lemon juice, mint, if using, and food coloring. Cover and pulse until the mixture resembles a soft sorbet. Transfer to a large pastry bag with a 1/2 inch hole. Fill push-pop molds with mixture. Freeze until firm, about 3 hours.

    red and blue Rocket Pops
    Con Poulos

Simple Syrup:

In a small saucepan combine 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup water. Heat over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Remove and cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

44 Calories
11g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 44
% Daily Value *
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Total Sugars 9g
Vitamin C 21.9mg 110%
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 90mg 2%
Folate, total 8.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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