The joys of popsicle season! These properly portioned ice cream treats are perfect for any occasion. Raspberry is the star of the show in this recipe...or wait, is it the white chocolate instead? Who knows! One thing I do know is that raspberry and white chocolate make an outstanding combination!
I love how fun and creative you can get when making popsicles. Because this recipe came to me for our 4th of July menu, incorporating some stars was a must! I have some cute little star molds and so I made some raspberry purée and mixed it with a little bit of the white chocolate. Then I poured the mixture into the star molds and placed them in the freezer. Pop the stars out once they are firm and you have yourself some cute little stars for your popsicle treats!
So basically, after you make your popsicles and freeze them, you will dip them in the white chocolate mixture. I decided to dip my popsicles twice for a bigger taste of white chocolate. After your final dip into white chocolate, immediately place your desired toppings onto the white chocolate before it freezes. In this case, it was sticking those stars on and sprinkling some edible blue cornflowers on for a bit of a "fireworks" effect.
The possibilities are endless though. You could sprinkle some shredded coconut, chocolate chips, chopped nuts, or anything else that sounds delicious. I just love how healthy and refreshing these raspberry popsicles are! Your family and friends will love them too!
3 cups fresh raspberries
1 cup full fat coconut milk
2 Tbs maple syrup (adjust to preference)
1 Tbs fresh lemon juice
4 oz cacao butter
4 oz coconut butter
2 Tbs maple syrup
White chocolate shapes
Unsweetened shredded coconut
1. Blend the raspberries, coconut milk, maple syrup, and lemon juice in your blender on high until smooth. Pour the mixture into your popsicle molds and freeze.
2. Once frozen, in a small saucepan, melt the cacao butter and coconut butter on low heat. Cool off a bit and whisk in the maple syrup.
3. Decide if you will add any toppings onto your white chocolate. If you decide to do so, get the toppings ready. You will need to quickly add them onto the white chocolate once you dip the popsicles if you want the toppings to stick on.
4. Proceed to dip the popsicles into the white chocolate and adding the toppings on each one as you go along. Return the popsicles to the freezer and enjoy whenever you wish. Makes about 8 popsicles for molds that hold 4 oz of liquid.