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Summer Snack #3 Blackberry Ice Pops

Blackberry ice pops

When you’re blessed with lots and lots of fresh blackberries, it’s time to make blackberry ice pops!!

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’cause you’ll need a lot more that just one.

To make approximately 12 pops, use 4-5 cups

Blackberry ice popswash them well

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place them in your blender with sugar and water. If you have a blender like mine,  the berries should probably reach the 5 cup line on your blender.

Blackberry ice popsSet the blender to do it’s job

Blackberry ice popsPour the mixture into you pop molds

Blackberry ice popsOr if you don’t have pop molds….use something less conventional

Blackberry ice pops but, if they’re this small, you’ll need several (or half the recipe)

freeze in molds until solid (5 or more hours)

Blackberry ice popsand then enjoy!!!

Blackberry ice pops

Ingredients:

makes approximately 12 blackberry ice pops

  • 18-24 ounces (4-5 cups) of fresh blackberries
  • 2/3 cup- 3/4 cup sugar depending on berries and preference
  • 1 and 2/3 cups of water (4 cups of berries) or 1 and 3/4 cups of water (5 cups of berries)

Directions:

  1. Thoroughly wash and pick through your berries. Removing any that may look questionable
  2. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. use a spoon to taste mixture for desired sweetness. Add sugar if needed.
  4. Pour mixture into molds, place lids, and freeze until solid. If you are not using molds, pour mixture into glasses and freeze for about 2 hours. Add Popsicle sticks and then continue freezing until solid.
  5. To enjoy, run the mold/ glass under tepid water for several seconds just until it’s loose enough to remove your ice-pop from its mold.
  6. EAT!!!!

 

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