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What can I make lolipops out other than orange juice?

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topsi Fri 03-Jun-11 16:01:05

Have just bought some lolipop makers and was wondering what I could put in them?
Can I make flavoured milk ones? Would small pieces of fruit such as strawberies do well or would they just sink to the bottom?
Any ideas welcome

cyb Fri 03-Jun-11 16:03:13

whizzed up strawbs/rasps and a bit of icing sugar

whizzed up bananas and a bit of lemon juice

Hugh fearnly whatisface was making them t'other day

melezka Fri 03-Jun-11 16:04:36

Smoothies make truly excellent ice lollies yum

topsi Fri 03-Jun-11 16:07:09

oo thanks, they sound yum!

MackerelOfFact Fri 03-Jun-11 16:18:07

If you want to put fruit in, Angel Delight or fromage frais work well as they fruit doesn't sink straight to the bottom.

Agree with the smoothie suggestion too!

nannyl Sat 04-Jun-11 09:13:26

squash works fine too, but best if made just a little bit stronger

couldtryharder Sat 04-Jun-11 11:02:24

We sometimes used to do them with fromage frais (fruit ones). Kids loved them.

PeppaKew Sat 04-Jun-11 11:07:33

Half rhubarb purée half custard. Have to make them in 2 parts and wait till it freezes then add the (cooled) custard. Rhubarb is best at the top.

acatcalledbob Sat 04-Jun-11 11:23:06

Greek yoghurt swirled with mashed raspberries and maple syrup (layer the ingredients and them swirl with a skewer before freezing)

FreakoidOrganisoid Sat 04-Jun-11 11:24:32

Milkshake works but does go a bit crystally

topsi Sat 04-Jun-11 19:50:15

ooo lovey ideas

TheOriginalFAB Sat 04-Jun-11 19:52:00

This week I blended up 1 satsuma, a banana, some raspberries and milk. I filled 1/3 of the lolly mould with the liquid, added either a slice of banana or kiwi or a raspberry then more liquid then another piece of fruit and then more liquid. Yum.

msrisotto Sat 04-Jun-11 19:56:58

Ribena and seconding smoothies - strawberries and bananas yummm, you could also give mini milks a go!

mousymouse Sun 05-Jun-11 08:15:08

I sometimes thicken milk with corn flour and add pureed or mashed up berries. a little honey if too sour.
I also thicken juice for ice lollies - much less messy when eating.

RickGhastley Sun 05-Jun-11 08:17:47

A tub of ready made custard (the nice pale stuff)

I shamelessly nicked that idea from the Fay Ripley cookery book. Delish!

ChasingSquirrels Sun 05-Jun-11 08:19:14

yoghurt - sometimes we just put a stick into mini fromage ones and freeze
any juice
pureed fruit

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