Homemade Orange Popsicles Recipe

homemade popsiclesThe start of Summer is almost here and the weather is already heating up here in the north east. During this time of the year I like to make a wide variety of homemade popsicles for my family to enjoy and today…I thought I would share one of their favorite recipes with all of you.

Making your own homemade popsicles is a very easy process and better yet, you can control the ingredients that you make them with. Furthermore, they are a LOT cheaper when you make them yourself.

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Homemade Orange Popsicles Recipe
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 10-12
 
You will need to freeze your popsicles for approximately 2 to 3 hours to allow them to firm up before eating them. This recipe will make approximately 10-12 popsicles depending on the size of your molds.
Ingredients
  • 1 box Orange Gelatin
  • 1 pkt. Orange Kool-Aid
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup Orange Juice
Instructions
  1. Dissolve the Kool-aid and gelatin in boiling water. Add the Orange juice. Stir until all ingredients are dissolved and mixed. Pour mixture into popsicle molds and freeze for a few hours before serving them.

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Comments

  1. Dandi D says:

    These look really yummy, and orange is one of my favorite flavors!

  2. rochelle haynes says:

    This looks good will give it a try.

  3. Jo-Ann Brightman says:

    I love the idea of adding gelatin to the juice to help the popsicles firm up better and have a better consistency. I shall have to remember to add gelatin to other juice popsicles too. Thanks for the recipe.

  4. Joanne Gregory says:

    Sounds great! I always just used plain juice but that wasn’t too popular with my kids. Will have to try this one with my grands!

  5. Heather says:

    These sound great! I too was very guilty of just adding fruit juice or Kool-Aid to a mold and calling it a day. I think I’ll try this!

  6. md Kennedy says:

    Finally,, an actual recipe! I’ve always just thrown juice into the molds but the resulting “popsicles” just don’t cut it. I never thought of the gelatin, but that makes so much sense. Thanks!

  7. Nothing like a good popsicle on a hot day. These look easy enough to make. I assume that the gelatin helps hold it together.