Fruity Lollies

With the brilliant, but blisteringly hot weather this week which has actually hung around for more than a day, we've been eating lots of cool foods and probably way too many clotted cream ice-creams at the beach!



I make my own lollies for TC as soon as the hot weather hits, usually I've made quite a few by now, but these are the first this year!




Making lollies is so easy, no added extras just soft fruit (a great way to use up soft and squishy raspberries) in a blender (or mashed with a fork) as fine or chunky as you like, then popped into lolly moulds and frozen.  You can sieve any fruits with pips if you like for babies but at TC's age we leave them in. You can also add water or fruit juice to the fruit puree but we like them without, they don't melt as fast.  These lollies an excellent way of getting pure, fresh fruit into a small child without them getting wise to the fact that it's good for them!



From start to finish these take around 20 minutes, freeze for a few hours. Pop them out of their moulds, we used our Annabel Karmel mini ice lolly set, small but just enough for a toddler.  Store in a freezer bag for lots of frozen, fruity, fun!





6 comments:

  1. Cool - we have ice-lolly makers, I'm definitely going to try this.

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    1. do, they are really good and the combinations endless! If she doesn't like the seeds then sieve them out x

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  2. What a fantastic idea!! They look yummy!....So healthy and not full of sugar & additives!!

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    1. That's my aim Kim, as natural as possible but as tasty as possible!!

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  3. I must try these, they look delicious and perfect for this beautiful hot weather!

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    1. they were brilliant, made more now with strawberries, delish!

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