Easy popsicle recipe

In 1905, Frank Epperson invented a sweet, frozen treat on a stick.

He was 11 years old.

In 1923, his children named the treat “pop’s ‘sicle.”

Today, two billion popsicles are sold every year.

What you need:

  • 1 cup of fruit juice
  • 2 cups of fruit (mango, mixed berries, kiwi or your favourite fruit)
  • ice cube tray
  • tinfoil
  • toothpicks

What to do:

  1. Dice the fruit. Put it in a food processor or a blender.
  2. Add juice slowly. Mix until smooth.
  3. Pour mixture into the ice cube tray.
  4. Cover with tinfoil.
  5. Push toothpicks through the foil into each popsicle.
  6. Freeze overnight. Remove foil. Enjoy your popsicles!

Submitted by Nina Gopaul in 2012, updated by Jade Chan in 2023 • Photos: Nina Gopaul