These 8 Popsicle Recipes Will Start Off Summer Right (And Yes, Some Are Boozy)

Nothing says summer like a popsicle by the pool. I used to love going to the grocery store and getting popsicles as a child. Now I realize that those popsicles might not have been the healthiest options, so I wanted to give you a few recipes to try and make your own summer popsicle flavor!

Popsicle Molds

There are a ton of popsicle molds you can find online, but here are some of our favorite options to get you started!

Watermelon Mint Popsicles

Thank you raepublic for this recipe!

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– ½ cup of lime juice

– 4 cups cubed watermelon

– Fresh mint leaves (as many as you want!)


– Blend watermelon cubes and lime juice in a blender or food processor.

– Place the mint leaves in the popsicle tray.

– Pour blender contents in tray.

– Freeze for at least four hours.

Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles

Thank you Diary of a Recipe Collector for this recipe!

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popsicle recipes



– 1 cup of sugar

– 2 cups of water

– Juice from 3 lemons

– 3 cups of ice

– 3 tbsp per popsicle of frozen sliced strawberries


– Boil 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water in a saucepan. Remove from the heat and allow it to cool.

– Blend the syrup, lemon juice, 1 cup of water, and ice.

– Place 1-2 tbsp of strawberries into the mold. Pour some of the blender contents into the mold, then top it off with more strawberries.

– Freeze!

Key Lime Pie Popsicles

Thank you nourish and fete for this recipe!

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key lime popsicle



– 4 large graham cracker rectangles

– 2 tbsp butter (melted)

– 1 ½ cup Greek yogurt

– 1 tbsp honey

– 6 tbsp key lime juice

– 3 tsp key lime zest


– Crush graham crackers into crumbs and mix with melted butter.

– Whisk yogurt, honey, lime juice, and zest until smooth.

– Spoon mixture into molds and top with cracker crumbs.

– Freeze for 3-4 hours.

Dark Chocolate Fudgesicles

Thank you to laughing spatula for this recipe!

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– ⅓ cups dark chocolate, finely chopped

– ⅔ cup sugar

– 2 ½ tbsp cornstarch

– 2 ½ tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

– 3 cups 2% or whole milk 

– ½ tsp salt

– 1 tsp vanilla extract

– 1 tbsp butter


– Heat chocolate on low in a large saucepan until melted.

– Add sugar, cornstarch, and cocoa powder. Whisk until a crumbly mixture forms.

– Add milk and increase heat to medium high for about 5 minutes until thick.

– Add salt, vanilla, and butter. Cool for 10 minutes.

– Pour into popsicle mold and freeze for at least 2 hours.

Orange Creamsicles

Thank you to Eating on a Dime for this recipe!

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popsicle recipes



– ½ cup orange juice

– 2 peeled mandarin oranges

– 3 tbsp white sugar

– 1 cup heavy whipping cream

– 1 tsp vanilla


– Add orange juice, oranges, and sugar into a food processor, then mix for 20 seconds.

– Add vanilla and whipping cream until the mixture is thick (if runny, continue mixing).

– Place in molds, then freeze for 4-6 hours.

White Sangria Boozy Popsicles

Thank you to Our Salty Kitchen for this recipe!

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– 2 ripe peaches, pitted and diced

– 1 ripe nectarine, pitted and diced

– 1 ½ cup dry white wine

– ½ cup apple juice

– ¼ cup triple sec

– ¼ cup sugar


– Blend all ingredients in a blender until very smooth.

– Strain the blender contents into a bowl.

– Place optional peach and nectarine slices in the popsicle molds.

– Fill each mold with sangria puree.

– Freeze for at least 6 hours.

Margarita Popsicles

Thank you to Create Yum for this recipe!

margarita popsicle
margarita popsicle



– 3 ½ ounces tequila

– 2 ounces triple sec

– 2 tbsp agave

– 1 cup margarita mix

– 1 cup water

– Coarse sugar


– Spray each mold with lime juice and coarse sugar and freeze for 30 minutes.

– Add all ingredients to a small pitcher and stir.

– Pour mixture into molds.

– Freeze for at least 5 hours.

Rosé Wine Popsicles

Thank you to Momtrends for this recipe!


– ½ bottle of Rosé wine

– ½ pint of sliced strawberries 

– 4 tbsp sugar

– Lemon juice from one lemon

– ¼ tsp vanilla extract


– Mix 2 tbsp of sugar, lemon juice, and vanilla extract in a small bowl.

– Marinate the strawberries in that mixture for about 30-60 minutes.

– Put some strawberries in the popsicle mold.

– Fill each mold ¾ full with wine.

– Top off the mold with the juices from the strawberries.

– Freeze overnight.


I added a couple of grown-up popsicles, because who says the kids get to have all the fun? I think I’m going to try the margarita popsicles first, how about you? Comment below!

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