Easy cheat’s ‘ice cream’ lollipops

Easy cheat’s ‘ice cream’ lollipops

The sun is shining and the temperatures are rising, so it’s time to get some cheat’s ice cream lollipops in to the freezer. I made these last year and Ava absolutely loved them.

All you need is a knife, lolly sticks (from eBay, Amazon or a craft shop) and a pack of yoghurts or fromage frais; I use the small ones to (try and) limit the mess!

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It works for Petit Filous too. A couple of hours later and your ‘ice creams’ are ready to enjoy!

This is also a great way to use up the yoghurts that are nearing their best before dates, and I haven’t looked at the labels, but I’m pretty sure it must be lower in sugar and fat than real ice cream.

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13 Comments

  1. 31st August 2015 / 10:39 am

    I’ve been seeing these on Facebook and Pinterest, great to hear a ‘real life’ account that they actually work 😉

    Thanks so much for linking with #toddlerapprovedtuesday x

    • 31st August 2015 / 12:01 pm

      Yes they couldn’t be easier really! X

  2. budgetfoodmummy
    25th August 2015 / 9:38 pm

    I do this! My two are so obsessed with ice cream but they don’t know any better when they have these!! #toddlerapprovedtuesday

    • 25th August 2015 / 10:34 pm

      It’s the way forward, at least until they know better! Xx

  3. Beau is Blue (@beauisblue)
    25th August 2015 / 9:37 pm

    Wow, i have never thought about doing this! What a fantastic idea! I will defo be doing this! Thanks for sharing! Suz x

    • 25th August 2015 / 9:47 pm

      Thanks Suz, the squeezy ones work well too! Xx

  4. 22nd August 2015 / 12:52 pm

    How have I never thought to try this?! Such a simple idea but so cool!! They look great! Thankyou so much for sharing with me on #busydoinglife have a great week!

    • 22nd August 2015 / 12:56 pm

      I tried the squeezy yoghurt in a tube and it works well too, and is less messy. Enjoy! X

  5. 28th May 2015 / 12:51 pm

    This is actually a genius idea, why have I never done it before?! Alfie would love these, thanks for sharing and linking up with #bestandworst hope to see you again next week.

    Helen X

    • 28th May 2015 / 1:44 pm

      It’s so easy and quick, I bet Alfie would love them! X

  6. 27th May 2015 / 8:49 pm

    That is brilliant! Going to have to give that a go my girl is obsessed with fromage frais!! Thanks again for linking with #bestandworst. You were my fave post last week! Hope to see you next week xx

    • 27th May 2015 / 8:55 pm

      Thanks Sarah, it reminds me I need to get more lolly sticks – we go through loads! So glad you liked my post, I’m looking forward to reading some more of the #bestandworst posts xx

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