Looking for a treat to beat the summer heat? A fun popsicle project for the kids? Look no further. Frozen Greek Yogurt Pops with fresh strawberries IS the answer.
- 2 cups diced strawberries (approx. 1 pint)
- 2 cups whole milk greek yogurt
- 1/4 cup whole milk
- 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
- Cut the top stems off the strawberries and cut each strawberry into four pieces. My strawberries were on the smaller side so four pieces worked. If your strawberries are on the larger side cut the pieces a little smaller.
- Put your cut strawberries in a bowl, add the sugar and mix together. Then let the strawberries and sugar sit for about 10 minutes or so and a delicious syrup will form in the bottom of the bowl.
- Put greek yogurt in a bowl and add the milk. I used whole milk yogurt for mine with no added sugar, but non-fat or low-fat works too. I also used whole milk to thin the yogurt, but you can use low or nonfat milk for this too. Whisk until it becomes a bit thinner. Greek yogurt is thick and we need to thin it out so it’s easier to transfer into the popsicle molds.
- Pour the yogurt into the strawberry bowl and mix with a spatula.
- Spoon the mix into the popsicle molds and leave about a ½” at the top for expansion when freezing.
- Secure all the popsicle sticks on the top of your molds and put in the freezer for 6-8 hours or overnight.
- This is customizable so if you don’t like large chunks of strawberry in your pops, just mash your strawberries with a potato masher. If you have a food processor you could puree the strawberries too – your choice!
- I used 4 tablespoons of sugar, but you can use 3 if you want to go a little less sweet. Or you could try it with honey, which I think would work, but I did not try this myself.
- My preference is whole milk yogurt, but non-fat or low fat works too.
- If you want another layer of flavor, you can use vanilla yogurt (or any flavor) instead of plain, but remember there is usually added sugar in flavored yogurt so keep that in mind.
- When I took my pops out of the freezer and removed one from the mold, I set it on a plate for five minutes or so to let it soften a little before eating. I prefer a softer pop, but that’s just me. 😉