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Mandarin Orange Cream Pops

Photo: Sang An
Yield Makes 6 servings
Treat guests to a cool treat at your next outdoor passed-plate party. This palate cleanser can be lightened by substituting a little orange sherbet for half the ice cream in the recipe.


  • 1 11-ounce can of mandarin orange sections (drained)
  • 2 cups softened vanilla ice cream
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest

Nutrition Information

  • calcium 61.39 mg
  • calories 103.13
  • caloriesfromfat 42 %
  • carbohydrate 14.02 g
  • cholesterol 19.36 mg
  • fat 4.86 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • iron 0.14 mg
  • protein 1.83 mg
  • satfat 2.99 g
  • sodium 37.1 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place the mandarin orange sections in a blender and pulse to puree. Add the ice cream and the zest and pulse until well blended. Spoon the mixture into pop molds or 3-ounce paper cups. Cover and freeze until firm.

    Tip: Halve the vanilla ice cream and add 1 cup orange sherbet for a lower-calorie recipe.