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Banana Freezer Pops


Banana Freezer Pops

Banana Freezer Pops

Make these tasty pops after school one day to enjoy the next. While fun to eat, each one is loaded with potassium and Vitamin C.

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Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

2 ripe medium bananas
1 can (6 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 (3-ounce) paper or plastic cups
8 wooden sticks

Preparation

  1. Peel bananas; break into chunks. Place in food processor or blender.
  2. Add orange juice concentrate, water, honey and vanilla; process until smooth.
  3. Pour banana mixture evenly into cups. Cover top of each cup with small piece of aluminum foil. Insert wooden stick through center of foil into banana mixture.
  4. Place cups on tray; freeze until firm, about 3 hours. To serve, remove foil and tear off paper cups (or slide out of plastic cups).

Peppy Purple Pops

Omit honey and vanilla. Substitute grape juice concentrate for orange juice concentrate.

Frozen Banana Shakes

Increase water to 1-1/2 cups. Prepare fruit mixture as directed. Add 4 ice cubes; process on high speed until mixture is thick and creamy. Makes 3 servings.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 popsicle
Sodium 1 mg
Protein 1 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat <1 g
Calories from Fat 3 %
Calories 83

Dietary Exchange

Fruit 1-1/2

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