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Fresh and Healthy Limeade Popsicles

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Four ingredients are all it takes to make these Fresh Limeade Popsicles for a fun and easy frozen treat all summer long. The lime flavor comes not just from lime juice, but also from the lime zest that gets simmered in a simple syrup to bring out the concentrated flavor from the natural lime oil in the peel. This frozen dessert is simple and delicious!

Home made popsicles make a refreshing snack to make during the summer months.  When the warm weather hits, you want to make sure your freezer is packed with healthy frozen treat like these.  These real fruit popsicles not only taste delish, they’re nutritious and hydrating as well.

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Why you’ll love this recipe

Homemade lime popsicles make an easy and refreshing treat to make during the warm summer months.  They’re easy to make and they’re popular with kids and adults alike!

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Ingredients for limeade popsicles

This is the short list of ingredients needed to make these healthy popsicles – only 4 ingredients!!

  • Water
  • Sugar
  • Lime juice (from 1 lime)
  • Lime zest, optional

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How to make healthy limeade popsicles

This homemade popsicle recipe comes together in about 10 minutes, plus freezing time of about 5 hours or longer (depending on your freezer).

  1. In a small pan, bring water to a simmer and whisk in sugar until completely dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Stir in fresh lime juice and optional lime zest until fully incorporated.
  4. Carefully pour the mixture into the popsicle mold.
  5. Freeze for 5 hours or overnight.

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Fresh and Healthy Limeade Popsicles

Fresh and Healthy Limeade Popsicles

Yield: 12 popsicles
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 5 minutes

Four ingredients are all it takes to make these Fresh Limeade Popsicles for a fun and easy frozen treat all summer long. This frozen dessert is simple and delicious!

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh lime juice
  • Lime zest, optional

Instructions

  1. In a small pan, bring water to a simmer and whisk in sugar until completely dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Stir in fresh lime juice and optional lime zest until fully incorporated.
  4. Carefully pour the mixture into the popsicle mold.
  5. Freeze for 5 hours or overnight.

Notes

If desired, you can add lime zest to the mixture before freezing or garnish the popsicles with the zest before serving.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1 popsicle
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 19Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 3mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 4gProtein: 0g

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Deborah

Sunday 28th of March 2021

These will be happening this summer. Thanks for the easy recipe

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