We can stay disciplined for a short while, but sooner or later our tongue will be itching for that sweet and delectable treat. So we can’t ignore the truth, we all have an inherent sweet tooth ingrained in our lack of free will.
So how do we combat something that is so irresistible? Well, we don’t really have to fight it completely, we just need a new strategy about our sugar-craving tactic.
No chemicals, no artificial colours, no added sugar of any kind, no other ingredients other than whole fruit, and its taste is unforgettable! We offer a whole fruit sweet, the sugar- free rainbow popsicle.
All it requires is a bit of patience, but if you are a sweets- addict, you will agree that it is worth the time. Enjoy it!
P.S. And its design looks majestic, you must agree!
Rainbow Whole Fruit Popsicles (Gluten free, no added sugar)
For its preparation, you will need:
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1 cup roughly chopped watermelon
- 1 cup rough chopped pineapple
- About 2 kiwis
- 1 cup strawberry halves
- 1 cup roughly chopped mango
1. Make a fruit puree in a small food processor, and work with one fruit at a time. Rinse the machine out well between each fruit.
2. Take a popsicle mold and spoon a layer of fruit at its bottom very carefully. To level the puree, gently rap the mold on a firm surface. Freeze until solid.
3. Put another layer of fruit into each mold with a spoon and stand a stick upright in each. Force it down gently into the frozen bottom layer so it will stand up straight. Leave off the plastic top, you are not going to use it for this recipe. Again firmly tap the mold down on the counter to level the puree. Freeze again until the second layer is solid. (The freezing time between layers will vary with your freezer temp, but it might take 45 minutes or so).
4.Repeat the procedure until you have filled the molds. Stir in a little water if any of the purees are a little too thick to work with. You should be cautious and clean up any spilled puree from the insides of the molds as you go so they won’t spoil your design, just scrape the drips down with a popsicle stick.
5. When you need to un-mold, fill your sink with hot tap water. Hold the mold in the water, just up to, but not over the top edge, for a few seconds. If the popsicles don’t slide out, hold the mold in the water a little longer.
The amounts of the fruits needed are approximate, depending on your mold. You may need a little more or a little less. You can always add a little water or yogurt to stretch the amount. My mold has 10 slots and each slot holds about a 1/2 cup of liquid.