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Red, White, and Blueberry Freeze Pops

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Icy, sweet, and good to eat! In this refreshing, all-natural treat, the bottom layer is strawberries, the mid-layer is lemon, and the top layer is blueberries, for a red-white-and-blue effect. Fourth of July party, anyone?
Icy, sweet, and good to eat!

These triple-layer fruit pops take 3 to 4 hours to freeze in paper cups. Blend each layer separately and freeze for about an hour before adding the next flavor.

What You’ll Need
  • 12 5-ounce plastic-coated paper cups
  • 12 craft sticks
  • 3 lemons, cut in half, seeds removed; squeeze the juice into a bowl
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, rinsed and hulled
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries, rinsed
  • 1 cup ice
  • 3 cups water
  • 9 to 12 tablespoons honey
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
What to Do

Bottom layer

  1. Blend a third of the lemon juice, the strawberries, 1 cup water, 3 to 4 tablespoons honey, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  2. Divide the strawberry mixture into 12 paper cups, filling each cup one-third full.
  3. Freeze cups for 1 to 1½ hours before adding the next layer.

Middle layer

  1. Blend a third of the lemon juice, 1 cup ice (lightens the color of this layer), 1 cup water, 3 to 4 tablespoons honey, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  2. The strawberry layer should be frozen most of the way, but not fully. Add a craft stick to each cup.
  3. Pour the lemon layer over the strawberry layer and return the cups to the freezer for another hour.

Top layer

  1. Blend the remaining lemon juice, 1 cup fresh blueberries, 1 cup water, 3 to 4 tablespoons honey and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  2. Add the third and final blueberry layer to the cups and freeze for 1 to 1½ hours before serving.
  3. To unwrap the pops, cut the edge of each paper cup using kitchen shears, run cup under warm water to loosen slightly, then peel off the cup.

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