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Cool off and makes these homemade & refreshing Mango Pineapple Popsicles this summer! It only takes mangoes and pineapple, water, and honey to create popsicles at home with a popsicle mold. It’s easier than you think!
Mango Pineapple Popsicles Recipe
My kids go through popsicles so quickly during the summer! I can’t say I blame them, they’re a cool and refreshing treat and super fun to eat.
I won’t claim to make popsicles from scratch (I usually buy them) but sometimes it’s fun to make popsicles, start to finish, and then be able to eat the finished product.
You can make popsicles very easily with fresh or frozen fruit, honey for some sweetener, and water. The hardest part is making sure they freeze long enough for the popsicle to form. Learn how easy it is to make this classic summertime frozen treat at home.
Why We Love Making Popsicles
- Fun Process! – I don’t know about you, but anytime my kids can create something from start to finish, it’s always so much fun for them and they’re more likely to try new things. Everyone loves making things homemade and it’s fun to see the end result with these popsicles.
- Healthy & Refreshing Summer Treat
- Easy To Make – All you really need is frozen fruit, water (which you already have!), honey, and make sure to buy a popsicle mold too.
- Mango Chunks – You can use either fresh mango or frozen mango. I find it easiest to use frozen mango as it can keep for months in the freezer.
- Pineapple Chunks – Again, fresh or frozen both will work great.
- Cold Water – For the best taste I recommend using purified or filtered water when making homemade popsicles.
- Honey – Add more to taste if needed. Depending on how sweet the fruit is that you are using, you may end up needing to add more honey.
How To Make Homemade Mango Pineapple Popsicles (With Fresh or Frozen Fruit)
- Add the mayo, pineapple, water, and honey into a high-powered blender. Liquify/blend the ingredients until completely smooth and liquid. If the blender does not have a ‘liquify’ button, simple blend everything together on high speed.
- Pour the mixture into the popsicle molds making sure to leave 1/4-inch space from the top.
- Freeze for at least 6-8 hours OR overnight is best. This will ensure that the popsicles are completely frozen and molded.
FAQ’s + Tips For Success
- Fruit : Frozen fruit will take longer to blend smooth in the blender. You can usually find pre-cut pieces of pineapple and mango in the deli or produce area of the grocery store. Those are a great substitute instead of getting a fresh mango or pineapple, and cutting it up. Or, try using frozen fruit as it keeps well in the freezer for months and you will have more to make the popsicles 2-3 more times from the one bag of frozen fruit.
- Canned Fruit : Try using 2 cans (15 ounces each) of crushed pineapple instead of fresh or frozen pineapple chunks. I have also seen canned mangoes that could be used as well.
- Water Substitute : Try using coconut water, coconut milk, or even a tropical juice (like pineapple orange juice OR mango juice) in place of the water. This is a substitution that I typically do as it gives more fruit flavor and adds to the tropical fruit theme of the popsicles.
- Make it Creamy : Add some yogurt, plain or flavored, into the blender with the other ingredients for a creamy yogurt popsicle.
- Storage Instructions : Just as with any popsicle, these will melt pretty quickly at room temperature. Store the leftover popsicles inside the freezer until ready to eat.
Try using pineapple juice or a pineapple mango orange juice instead of water. You can also use coconut milk or some yogurt to make it creamy – try mango yogurt, tropical yogurt flavors, or coconut yogurt.
Mango Pineapple Popsicles
- 2 cups mango chunks fresh or frozen
- 1½ cups pineapple chunks fresh or frozen
- 1 cup cold water
- 1 tablespoon honey (or more to taste)
- Using a high-powered blender, add the mango chunks, pineapple chunks, water, and honey. Blend on high speed until the mixture is completely blended and smooth. * If your blender has it, you can also just press the 'liquify' button.2 cups mango chunks, 1½ cups pineapple chunks, 1 cup cold water, 1 tablespoon honey
- Pour the popsicle mixture into the popsicle molds. Leave a 1/4-inch space space from the top (for the popsicle to expand slightly while freezing).
- Freeze for at least 6-8 hours OR overnight is best.
- If using a silicone popsicle mold, carefully wriggle the popsicle by the stick, side-to-side and front-to-bake to loose it up. Then carefully pull the popsicle out. Serve immediately, and return any uneaten possible to the freezer.