Taste all the colors of the rainbow with this homemade rainbow popsicle recipe, made with fresh juice from strawberries, cantaloupe, pineapples and more.
Prep Time:15 minutes
Cook Time:2 hours
Total Time:2 hours 15 minutes
Yield:6 Popsicles 1x
1/2 lb cut pineapple
1/2 lb cantaloupe
16 oz strawberries
1 pint blueberries
1 large green apple
3 stalks celery
Press or blend the juice one at a time in this order: pineapples, cantaloupe, strawberries, blueberries, transferring the juice to a cup, jar, or bag after each one. Clean machine after the blueberries and before making the green juice, or it will turn brown. Add celery and green apple to make juice and set aside.
Pour juices into Ziploc or silicone bags and store in the freezer for at least 15 minutes.
Remove the strawberry juice, pour the first layer (about 1 tbsp if it’s a pointed popsicle mold), and add your popsicle stick. Freeze for 30 minutes to an hour. Ensure this first layer is totally solid, so the stick is firmly in place for the next layers.
Repeat for each color, following red with orange, yellow, green, then blue/purple. Use about a tablespoon per layer. Mash the juice bags each time you add a new color so they don’t freeze solid. Remaining layers should take about 15 minutes to be firm enough to add the next color. By keeping the juices in the freezer, each layer will freeze faster.
There will be extra juice. Make yourself a fruit punch, or save it for next time.
Use a popsicle tray that’s open and that you use popsicle sticks in. Once that bottom layer freezes, the stick is in place and you’re good. However, if you use a kit that has included recyclable sticks with bottoms, you won’t be able to pour liquid in without removing the stick. That’s fine, you can add it at the end, the layers shouldn’t be so frozen that you can’t put the stick in at the end.