Mango Freeze Popsicles

When temperatures begin to creep up, I love having popsicles in the freezer as a snack option, and these mango freeze pops are just the thing to eat when you want a healthy and delicious treat!

Mango Freeze Popsicles: Bring the flavors of the New Orleans Jazz Fest to your kids snack time with this easy recipe!

Mango Freeze Popsicles: Bring the flavors of the New Orleans Jazz Fest to your kids snack time with this easy recipe!

It’s only April, but we’ve already had a few days in the upper 80’s in Southern Louisiana, and summer temperatures are right around the corner. With the heat, frozen treats are a great way to keep cool on a hot day, especially when my kids insist on jumping on the trampoline in the middle of the day.Mango Freeze Popsicles: Bring the flavors of the New Orleans Jazz Fest to your kids snack time with this easy recipe!

The idea for these mango freeze pops came from one of my husband’s favorite desserts at the New Orleans Jazz Festival. It features big name artists and bands along with local gospel, blues, and jazz favorites.

The New Orleans festival would not be the same without its famous food. In this blog, you can find Crawfish Pies, Crawfish Bread, Gumbo, Crawfish Monica, Paneed Chicken, among others.
Mango Freeze Popsicles: Bring the flavors of the New Orleans Jazz Fest to your kids snack time with this easy recipe!

Unfortunately for us, Jazz Fest is only two weekends and well, that is not enough time to enjoy all of its glorious food. This delicious treat is one we buy daily. My daughter loves the mango freeze ice cream so much that she even owns the t-shirt. Yes, in New Orleans we also show off our love of food by wearing it on our clothing. Clearly.

Why save eating some of our favorite treats for only two weekends a year? That’s just not enough time! Right? Let me show you how easy these are to make in this quick video.

These Mango Freeze Pops are essentially the same thing as the mango freeze served in a cup at the Jazz Fest, but my kids love it in popsicle form, so frozen popsicles it is!

Plus, it’s good to let the kids eat a little extra fruit from time to time, right?

What are some of your favorite fruits to freeze up and make popsicles?

Mango Freeze Popsicles: Bring the flavors of the New Orleans Jazz Fest to your kids snack time with this easy recipe!

Mango Freeze Popsicles

Mango Freeze Popsicles: Bring the flavors of the New Orleans Jazz Fest to your kids snack time with this easy recipe!
  • Author: Laura Fuentes
  • Yield: 8 popsicles

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (235 ml) coconut milk
  • 2 TB (30ml) maple syrup (optional)
  • 3 cups (525 g) fresh or frozen mango chunks

Instructions

  1. Puree the coconut milk, maple syrup (if using), and mango in a blender until smooth. Increase speed to the highest setting and whip the mixture for 1 minute. Pour the whipped mango blend into freezer pops, freeze for 6 hours or until solid, and enjoy!

 

Leave a Reply 4 comments

Sandy - April 20, 2016 Reply

My daughter is allergic to coconut. What should I use as an alternative to get the same creamy sweet taste? Hoping you have suggestions…. Thank you!

    Laura Fuentes - April 23, 2016 Reply

    Can you do vanilla yogurt?

Kay - May 15, 2016 Reply

What popsicle molds do you recommend?

    Laura Fuentes - May 16, 2016 Reply

    I have some very generic ones from Amazon. Maybe $8 for the set. Any mold you like works!

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