Homemade Jello Ice Pops
All you need to make great frozen pops are dollar store molds and … dollar store generic jello. I use the standard round mold with reusable sticks so I’m always ready to make some when the hot weather strikes. There are tons of fancy shapes out there, but I find those the easiest to get out of the mold.
This is a recipe my mom made over and over every summer when we were kids (and still does). It’s been so long I have no idea where the recipe is originally from. This is a lot better than the old frozen juice, staying tasty to the last chunk.
Ingredients (for 2 racks of 8 popsicle)
1 packet (85g) of Jello (or generic brand)
1/2 cup of sugar
2 cups of boiling water
2 cups of cold water
- Put the jello powder and the sugar in a large bowl.
- Add the boiling water and stir until the powder and sugar are completed dissolved. Mix in the cold water.
- Pour the jello mix in the ice pop molds, leaving a bit of room at the top. Put the sticks in and freeze overnight.
- To unmold, run hot water over the mold, twisting and pulling the stick gently until it gets out.