Have you ever tried out a popsicle recipe? Now's the best time!
Summer is finally here - the temperature's rising, the sun is hotting up and suddenly, steamy bread and butter pudding doesn't seem quite so appealing.
It's time to put away your comforting, Wintery desserts and opt for something more Summery instead - Popsicles!
I've rounded up 15 incredible popsicle recipes from across the web. There are healthy popsicle recipes, popsicles for kids and even some very naughty alcoholic ones - which will you try?
3 healthy fruit popsicle recipes that you'll LOVE
Fruit? Meh. Fruit popsicle recipes? Yes please!
Stay on track with your diet this Summer by trying one of these three healthy snack ideas.
1. Healthy Rainbow Fruit Popsicle Recipe
Has fruit ever looked so pretty? This gorgeous popsicle recipe comes from The First Year, and uses a range of fruit to create a rainbow of colours on each stick.
With added protein from the addition of Greek yoghurt, these sure are some heavenly healthy desserts!
2. Go coco-nuts for popsicle recipes
If you've read our article on the benefits of drinking coconut water, you'll already know how good it is for you.
In this healthy popsicle recipe, Sugar And Charm uses coconut water, coconut milk and a range of exotic fruits to create these decadent, refreshing popsicles - yum yum!
3. Healthy Watermelon Popsicle Recipe
Don't these healthy popsicles just look amazing? Cooking Classy has included real watermelon alongside coconut milk and kiwi to create this amazing and eye-catching result.
The perfect healthy dessert on a hot Summer's Day.
3 seriously scrumptious chocolate popsicle recipes
Fruit's OK, but sometimes you just want to indulge a little. These 3 chocolate popsicle recipes look mouthwateringly good - I bet you can't look at them without drooling!
4. Peanut Butter Swirled Chocolate Fudge Popsicle recipe
Chocolate upon chocolate upon chocolate = heaven. Half Baked Harvest has come up with this surprisingly healthy, yet seriously indulgent chocolate popsicle recipe.
The recipe uses the finest, natural ingredients, including oats, peanut butter and coconut milk. These popsicles sure are indulgent, but they're also seriously nutritious - basically guilt-free, right?
5. Mint Chocolate Chip Popsicle Recipe
Are you a mint chop-chic ice cream lover? If so, you're going to LOVE this Mint Chocolate Popsicle recipe from Marsha's Baking Addiction.
The clever mint colour is achieved using green colouring, and the minty taste comes from natural flavouring. Marsha's popsicles are a surprisingly light take on your favourite ice cream flavour - the perfect Summer treat.
6. Give me 'Smore' popsicle recipes
I'm thinking of booking a day off tomorrow so I can try out this incredible Smores Ice Cream Pop recipe. Have you ever seen a popsicle look so delicious?
Creaminess, crunch and a lathering of marshmallow gooeyness - is there anything Hint Of Vanilla's popsicle recipe doesn't have?
3 yummy yoghurt popsicle recipes
Why not try breakfast on a stick this Summer? These yoghurt popsicle recipes take inspiration from the best breakfast combos and turn them into a fancy, healthy treat to eat on the go.
The perfect healthy Summer treat to indulge in anytime, anywhere.
7. Yoghurt Parfait Popsicle Recipe
Yoghurt parfaits are one of the most delicious, but nutritious breakfast options. Le Zoe Musings was super clever in turning them into a Summer popsicle recipe.
Make these popsicles and enjoy the indulgent taste of fruit parfait in a new way!
8. Fruity Rainbow Froyo Pops
How Sweet Eats has captured two trends in one with this popsicle recipe - pastels and popsicles, what more could you want?
Using yoghurt and a mix of fruit, these are perhaps the prettiest popsicles I've ever seen.
9. Berry Parfait Yoghurt Popsicles
Erin from Well Plated has come up with another, delicious, breakfast-on-a-stick combo. She's combined all the ingredients of a seriously scrumptious breakfast berry parfait to create this popsicle recipe.
After seeing these, I don't think I ever want to eat breakfast from a bowl again!
Alcoholic popsicle recipes for the adults to enjoy
Who says popsicles are just for kids?! These alcoholic popsicle recipes are far from kid-friendly - they pack a real punch and offer a new, sophisticated way to enjoy your favourite tipple.
10. UnBellini-able Popsicle recipes
These popsicles look absolutely divine. Honestly Yum uses a decadent mixture of ingredients in her alcoholic popsicle recipe, including prosecco, peach bitters and edible flowers.
These are by far the fanciest popsicles I've ever seen!
11. Mint Julep Popsicle recipe
Honestly Yum is a pro at popsicle recipes, and here's some more proof. With a hefty dosing of bourbon, demerara sugar and mint for added freshness, these Mint Julep Popsicles pack a punch but are surprisingly refreshing too.
Bonus: they look just like Coca Cola, so you'll be able to get your alcohol fix without anyone knowing - sneaky!
12. Champagne Ice Lollies
Champagne popsicles? Now we're talking! This alcoholic popsicle recipe from Bakers Royale is punchy and super pretty too - perfect for a ladies day or Summer garden party.
Sweetie popsicle recipes - perfect for kids!
Popsicles may traditionally be for kids anyway, but these recipes are on another level. Using a range of wacky ingredients, they look seriously eye-catching and are the perfect way to treat your little ones this Summer.
13. Funfetti Yoghurt ice pop recipe
If you've ever baked with kids, you'll know how much they love sprinkles. Let them go crazy with the shaker by making this popsicle recipe from Beth Cakes.
There's even added chocolate for extra YUM!
14. Cotton Candy 'Frozen' Ice Pops
Are your kids a fan of Frozen? Silly question, right?
When Is Dinner took inspiration from the magical Disney film to come up with this one of the coolest popsicle recipes I've ever seen - don't they look magical?
15. Rainbow Popsicle Recipe for kids
I absolutely love this popsicle recipe from Cute Fetti. Although these popsicles are super simple to make (they require just two ingredients) your kids are sure to love the rainbow of colours inside!
Gosh - all these popsicle recipes have got me longing for Summer more than ever. Which ones are your favourites?