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Recipe: Red, white and blueberry freeze pops

Posted June 28, 2012

Sweet, cool and healthy, these fruity, frozen pops are great pick-me-ups between summertime games.

Red, white and blueberry freezer pops


10 (5-oz.) plastic or paper cups
1 quart raspberry juice
10 Popsicle sticks

1 pint frozen vanilla yogurt
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries


Assemble the cups on a cookie tray. Pour an inch of raspberry juice into each cup, then place the tray in the freezer. When the juice is partially frozen, set a Popsicle stick in the center of each cup and let the juice freeze solid.

Pour 1 cup of water into a blender. Add 4 large scoops of frozen vanilla yogurt and blend until smooth.

Pour an inch of the vanilla mix on top of the frozen raspberry juice layer in each cup and freeze again.

Once the vanilla layer sets, blend 1 cup of water, the blueberries and a large scoop of frozen vanilla yogurt. Spoon the blueberry mix into the cups. Freeze overnight.

To serve, dip each cup into a bowl of warm water for an instant. The pop should slide out easily. Serves 10.

The Western Wake Farmers' Market, 1225 Morrisville Carpenter Rd., Cary, is open 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, and 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays. Here's what's happening at the market in July:

  • July 7: Learn about fermentation and how to preserve your farmers’ market finds from Alice Loyd of Food is the Key. Music by Kyle Scobie.
  • July 14: It’s Kids Day at the market! Stop by for fun activities including vegetable sculptures, cooking classes, gardening for kids and more from Barefoot Books. Music by Motley Tones.
  • July 21: What better way to celebrate summer than with tomatoes? Stop by for Tomato Day at the market, with numerous varieties of tomatoes, samples and recipes. Whole Foods Cary will be in the education tent featuring tomatoes. Music by James Olin Oden.
  • July 28: Learn about green technology and how to use solar energy in your home from Yes! Solar Solutions. Music by No Worries.

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  • wspmom Jun 30, 2012

    I'm making these today! Instead of the raspberry juice I did a layer of strawberry/yogurt! Yum!