Mango and yoghurt popsicles

Creamy mango yoghurt popsicles | A Sweet MuddleLast summer I invested in this fantastic popsicle mould, which virtually paid for itself within the first month as I set about making all sorts of different flavoured home-made popsicles.

Now that the sun is out and it’s starting to feel like summer again here in Sydney (we’ve just had a month’s worth of rain in three days), I thought it was the perfect time to pull my popsicle mould out of storage and put it to good use by making one of my all time favourites – these marvellously creamy Mango and yoghurt popsicles.

While I still believe that there’s no better way to eat a ripened mango than freshly cut, slurping its juicy flesh from skin and seed, these creamy Mango and yoghurt popsicles are a great alternative. Depending on how patient you are you can make them either swirled or with distinct layers of creamy greek yoghurt and mango purée. 

As these are my first batch for this season, I think I’ve a bit of work to go before I once again master the perfect layered effect, although I do like the somewhat ‘rustic’ look of these home-made popsicles. Enjoy x

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Mango and yoghurt popsicles
Yields 10


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Ingredients
  1. flesh of 2 large, ripe mangos
  2. 1 1/4 cup Greek (thick) yoghurt
  3. 1/4 cup caster sugar
  4. 1/4 cup water
Instructions
  1. Chop the mangos into large chunks, place in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Meanwhile, pour the yoghurt, sugar and water into a bowl and whisk to combine ingredients.
  3. Alternate pouring the mango pulp and yoghurt mixture into 10 x 80 ml popsicle moulds.
  4. For a swirled effect: use a popsicle stick to gently swirl the two mixtures together in the mould, insert popsicle sticks into each mould and place in the freezer for 4 hours or until firm.
  5. For distinct layers: pour one layer into the mould, place in the freezer for an hour, remove and pour the next into the mould. Repeat until moulds are full, remembering to insert the popsicle sticks into the moulds after the second or third layer.
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2 Comments on Mango and yoghurt popsicles

  1. Kate
    10/01/2016 at 4:36 am (1 year ago)

    These look fantastic.
    I’m definitely going to have to have a play tomorrow. I wonder whether CoYo, dairy-free coconut yoghurt would work? They’d probably taste beautifully ‘tropical’ if the yoghurt ‘mouthfeel’ can be maintained.

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    • Rachel
      10/01/2016 at 10:30 am (1 year ago)

      Hi Kate, I love your idea of using coconut yoghurt as a dairy free option! I think you could probably even use full-fat coconut milk… I’ve come across a lot of different popsicle recipes that use a tin of it instead of yoghurt or cream. Hmmm, now you’ve planted the thought of a luscious tropical coconut and mango combo, I think I might just have to give this a go as well! Thanks Kate 🙂 I’d love to hear how yours turn out.

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