Super Mario Mushroom Popsicles

 

Today I made Mario Mushroom Popsicles using fresh strawberries and vanilla milkshake, the perfect treat for summer!

Yield: makes 6 popsicles

 

Things you'll need

Ingredients for the Strawberry Puree
  • 16 oz. fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Ingredients for the Vanilla Milkshake Recipe

  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract

Decorations

  • Granny smith apple
Equipment
  • Zoku Quick Pop maker
  • Zoku Character Kit
  • Blender
  • Strainer

Let's get started!

  1. Freeze the Zoku quick pop maker for 24 hours.
  2. Place the strawberries and sugar into the blender and purée until smooth.
  3. Strain the strawberry mixture into a bowl.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a measuring bowl with a pouring spout.
  5. Add the ice cream, milk, sugar and vanilla extract into the blender and blend until smooth.
  6. Transfer to another measuring bowl with a pouring spout.

Time to decorate!

  1. Cut the apple into slices.
  2. Use the circle cutter to cut round apple shapes.
  3. Dip two apple circles into water and place it on top of the rubber spatula.
  4. Insert the spatula into the Zoku pop maker then press up.
  5. Place the popsicle sticks inside.
  6. Pour the strawberry purée halfway. Let it freeze completely.
  7. Pour the strawberry milkshake. Let it freeze completely.
  8. Remove the popsicles from the popsicle maker
  9. Take a small paintbrush and some black food coloring, paint two vertical lines for the eyes.

 

 

 

Written By Rosanna Pansino

Rosanna Pansino Merch