Mandarin Orange Cream Pops

Mandarin Orange Cream PopsRecipe
Photo: Sang An
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.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional 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


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


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.