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DIY Ice Cream Popsicles

In the heat of the Summer you definitely don’t want to be without your cool tropical drinks, slushies, and in this case, ice cream.  Maybe it will take quite a while to actually make ice cream itself, but for sure you can make your own ice cream popsicles.  You can add a variety of different ingredients to suit your taste.

DIY Icecream Popsicles

DIY Icecream Popsicles Prepare

For this DIY, you’ll need some ready-made ice cream, any of your favorite toppings, popsicle sticks, and a silicone ice cube tray.  This tray is a bit larger than the traditional ice cube tray, and it’s malleable, so it makes removing the popsicles much easier than a hard or rigid tray.  These trays are usually sold in craft stores, where the candy molds are located.

DIY Icecream Popsicles Toppings

You can use all different kinds of toppings for this DIY.  Some of my favorites to use are chocolate syrup, chopped nuts, strawberries, blueberries, peppermint crumbles, and crushed Oreo cookies.  Sounds good, right?  The great thing about this food craft is that you can create many different popsicle flavors with your own unique ingredients.

DIY Icecream Popsicles Ingredients

Gather your ingredients and popsicle sticks.  The key is to layer the ice cream in between each layer, and that holds the entire popsicle together.  The whip cream also acts as a filler, holding the loose ingredients together.  Begin your first layer.  For the Ice Cream classic sicle, I layered the nuts first, then cookie crumbs, ice cream, whip cream, and last, chocolate syrup.

DIY Icecream Popsicles Nuts

Layer your ingredients to achieve the taste you want.  Add nuts and cookie crumbs to give your popsicles a crunch, or add strawberries and other fruits for a fresh, fruity taste.