Make tie-dye ice pops with this recipe from Little Passports
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Colors of Summer: Tie-Dye Ice Pops

Tie-dye is back in style, so we thought it’d be fun to tie-dye everything this summer, including snacks! Your kids will have a blast making these ice pops because they’re both an art project and a delicious treat. With temperatures on the rise, these fabulous tie-dye ice pops are the perfect refreshers. What are you waiting for? Let’s get to dyeing! 

What you’ll need:

  • Wooden craft sticks
  • Ice pop molds or small plastic cups
  • Blender
  • Chopstick or skewer

Ingredients:

*each color yields five ice pops on its own

Red (strawberry):

  • 2 cups frozen strawberries, thawed
  • ¼ cup apple juice
  • 2 Tbsp. honey or maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice

Orange (orange):

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. honey or maple syrup
  • 1 cup ice

Yellow (mango): 

  • 3 cups frozen mango chunks, thawed
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • ¼ cup honey or maple syrup

Green (matcha):

  • 1½ cups water
  • 2 tsp. matcha powder
  • 2 Tbsp. honey or maple syrup
  • 1 cup full fat coconut milk 
  • 1 cup ice

White (coconut):

  •  1 cup full fat coconut milk
  •  1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup ice

How to make tie-dye pops:

Step one: Soak the wooden craft sticks in water for at least one hour.

Step two: Choose your ice pop colors. For each color, blend all of the ingredients together. 

Step three: Pour the colored mixtures into the molds in layers, alternating colors as you go. To achieve the tie-dye look, stir the mixture with a chopstick or skewer a few times, but not so much that the colors combine.

Step four: Insert the wooden craft sticks, and set the mold in the freezer. Let it sit for about four hours. 

Step five: When you’re ready to eat your ice pops, run the bottom of the mold under warm water for a few seconds. This will loosen the pops and they will slide right out!

Step six: Enjoy your tie-dye ice pops! We want to see them, too! Tag us on Instagram @littlepassports 

Make Little Passports-themed ice pops with our signature colors!

Ingredients:

Orange:

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. honey or maple syrup
  • 1 cup ice

Blue: 

  • 3 cups water
  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • 5 drops blue food coloring
  • 1 cup ice

Instructions:

Step one: For each color, mix the ingredients in a bowl.

Step two: Pour the orange mixture to fill half of the individual molds. 

Step three: Insert the wooden craft sticks and set the mold in the freezer for about one hour. 

Step four: After an hour, take the mold out of the freezer and pour the blue mixture on top. 

Step five: Set in the freezer for about four hours and enjoy your Little Passports ice pops!

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