When you’re looking for a summer treat, look no further than these delicious pineapple popsicles. Made with just five ingredients, this recipe comes together quickly and they’re so delicious, the whole family will love them!
During the summer, we’re looking for quick and frozen treats, like whipped cream or vegan frozen yogurt. Throw it in the blender, throw it in the fridge and you’re done! These pineapple popsicles are also in that category.
That means you’re just a few steps away from a delicious, easy treat!
How to Make Pineapple Popsicles
You can find the complete printable recipe with ingredient amounts below. But first, here are some ingredient explanations and steps to help you perfect this recipe every time.
- Add chopped pineapple, banana and vegan yogurt to a blender or food processor.
- Add protein powder.
- Keep the pulse low to break up the ingredients.
- Use a rubber spatula to push the ingredients down the sides of the bowl.
- Increase speed and pulse until smooth.
- Pour banana mixture into popsicle molds, spreading evenly.
- Freeze for 1 hour, then add popsicle sticks. Return to the fridge for 4 hours to freeze completely.
- Remove the popsicles from the mold (see tips below) and enjoy!
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Here are the ingredients you will need for this recipe:
- Fresh Pineapple Slices — Learn how to slice a fresh pineapple (it’s easier than you think).
- Sliced bananas — You can use fresh or frozen banana slices (if using frozen, let them sit in the blender for a few minutes to soften).
- Vegan yogurt – I recommend using plain vegan yogurt, but you can substitute a flavored vegan yogurt, just be aware that they are often sweet and can affect the taste.
- Vanilla Protein Powder — I like to add a little vanilla protein powder to these popsicles.
- Lemon juice – You can substitute lemon or pineapple juice.
Why this recipe is a winner
- Child-friendly — Not only will kids love to eat them, they can help make them, too!
- healthy – Each popsicle is under 100 calories and infused with nutrients from fruit.
- simple — You can make these healthy popsicles with just 5 ingredients and minutes of prep time.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do you remove the popsicles from the mold?
If it’s a plastic mold, dip it in hot water for a few seconds to loosen the popsicle from the mold, so you can easily remove it. If it’s silicone, push the silicone down from the top of the popsicle
Are pineapple popsicles healthy?
At less than 100 calories each, these pineapple popsicles are healthy and delicious! Plus, they’re made with fresh fruit, lime juice, vegan yogurt, and plant-based protein powder for even more nutrition in every bite!
- Leave about 1/4 inch at the top of each mold to allow for expansion as the popsicles freeze.
- You can use wooden popsicle sticks or reusable popsicle sticks (my choice).
- If you don’t have a funnel to pour the popsicle filling into the mold, use a pitcher with a spout.
These pineapple yogurt popsicles are just that, but here are some ideas to mix things up:
- Speaking of flavor options, pit some fresh cherries, halve them, and add a few to each popsicle mold before freezing. It will add texture and flavor and everyone loves cherry pineapple popsicles!
- You can make Mango Pineapple Popsicles by using half pineapple and half mango
- Either add a splash of coconut extract or replace the vegan yogurt with the fat from a can of coconut milk to make pineapple coconut popsicles (don’t forget the lime juice!).
Remove the popsicles from the mold, then place them on a flat pan (like a cookie sheet) lined with waxed paper (or parchment paper). Refrigerate for 15 minutes until they are thoroughly refrozen. Then transfer them to a freezer-safe container or storage. This technique prevents them from sticking together. They will keep in the fridge for up to 2 months.
Vegan Frozen Treats
If you love these real fruit pineapple popsicles, here are more healthy frozen treats you’ll love:
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Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Reduce the pulse for a few seconds. Use a rubber spatula to push the ingredients down the sides of the bowl. Increase speed and pulse until smooth.
Pour mixture into popsicle molds, spreading evenly. Immediately add reusable popsicle sticks. Using wooden sticks, frozen for 1 hour, then add the popsicle sticks. Return to refrigerator for 8 hours or more to freeze completely.
Next, remove the frozen popsicles from the freezer. Fill a coffee mug about ¾ of the way with water and heat for one minute. Submerge a popsicle mold in hot water until the popsicles are loose. Remove it from the mold and enjoy!
Store popsicles in a freezer-safe container in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.
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Fill popsicle molds to the top leaving 1/4 inch of room to allow for expansion as they freeze.
Calories: 54kcal | Sugars: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.03g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 105mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 34IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 0.2mg
The nutritional information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator and should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist consultation.