Canada Day Strawberry Popsicles: A Refreshing Celebration Treat!

Celebrate Canada Day in style with these delicious and patriotic Strawberry Popsicles!

Bursting with fresh strawberry flavor and adorned with the iconic red and white colors of the Canadian flag, these frozen treats are perfect for beating the summer heat. Whether you're hosting a Canada Day barbecue or simply enjoying a day at home, these popsicles will be a hit among kids and adults alike. Let's dive into this easy and refreshing recipe!
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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar or honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup plain or vanilla yogurt
  • Popsicle molds
  • Popsicle sticks

Steps:

  1. Prepare the Strawberries:ย 
  • Wash the strawberries thoroughly under running water and remove the stems.
  • Chop the strawberries into small pieces and place them in a blender or food processor.
2. Blend the Strawberries:
  • Add the chopped strawberries, granulated sugarย or honey, and fresh lemon juice to the blender or a small food processor.
  • Blend until you achieve a smooth puree consistency.
3. Layer the Popsicle Molds:
  • Take your popsicle molds and evenly divide the strawberry puree, spooning it into each of the popsicle molds.
  • Next, top with the vanilla yogurt.
4. Insert Popsicle Sticks:
  • Place the popsicle sticks into the molds, making sure they are centered and fully immersed in the mixture.
5. Freeze the Popsicles:
  • Transfer the filled popsicle molds to the freezer and let them freeze for at least 6 hours or overnight, until completely solid.
6. Unmold and Enjoy:
  • Once fully frozen, remove the popsicles from the molds by running them under warm water for a few seconds.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy these delightful Canada Day Strawberry Popsicles!

Note: If you prefer a smoother texture, you can strain the strawberry puree before layering it with the yogurt. Additionally, feel free to adjust the sweetness by adding more or lessย sugarย according to your taste.

These Canada Day Strawberry Popsicles are a refreshing and festive way to celebrate Canada's special day. With their vibrant red color and creamy taste, they're sure to impress your guests and family members. So, gather your ingredients, prepare your popsicle molds, and get ready to savor these delicious frozen treats while showing your Canadian pride.

Happy Canada Day!