Red, White, and Blue Pops

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Red, White, and Blue PopsRecipe

Photo: Romulo Yanes; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Keep the layers distinct by fully freezing each one before adding the next.

Serves 10 (serving size: 1 pop)

Ingredients

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2 cups blueberries
5 tablespoons light-colored corn syrup, divided
1/2 cup plus 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, divided
3 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened and divided
9 tablespoons sugar, divided
1/4 cup water
8 ounces hulled strawberries

Preparation

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 6 Hours, 20 Minutes

1. Combine blueberries, 2 tablespoons corn syrup, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1 ounce cream cheese in a blender; process until smooth. Strain mixture through a fine sieve. Divide blueberry mixture evenly among 10 (4-ounce) ice-pop molds. Freeze 2 hours or until firm.

2. Combine 1 tablespoon corn syrup, 1/2 cup lemon juice, remaining 2 ounces cream cheese, 6 tablespoons sugar, and 1/4 cup water in blender; process until smooth. Top frozen blueberry layers evenly with lemon mixture. Insert sticks into ice pops, pressing firmly. Freeze 2 hours or until firm.

3. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons corn syrup, remaining 1 teaspoon lemon juice, remaining 3 tablespoons sugar, and straw­berries in blender; process until smooth. Strain mixture through a fine sieve. Top frozen lemon layers evenly with strawberry mixture. Freeze 2 hours or until firm.

Created date

May 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 124
Fat 2.2 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 36 mg
Calcium 18 mg