Wednesday, July 11, 2012

From my kitchen: Black currant popsicles


When I first bought these popsicle molds in Ikea, my dad had a great laugh. He's used to me and my mom buying all sorts of weird things for home, but this just seemed too much for him. He told me he was sure that I would never ever use them and they would just catch dust in my storage. Well, you know me, I love myself a good challenge, and I love nothing more than proving my dad wrong, so here I am, with my very first homemade popsicles. Watch out, Dad!

I got a batch of black currant on the farmers' market last Saturday, but unfortunately they turned out too acid to eat. And since I hate wasting food, I whipped up this easy popsice recipe:

Black currant popsicles (for 6 popsicles)

* 150g black currant
* 5 tsp unrefined sugar
* 3 tsp plain white yoghurt
* 1 tsp sugar

1. In a saucepan, squash the black currants and combine with unrefined sugar. Cook on low heat for 10-15 minutes. Let cool down completely.
2. In a small bowl, combine yoghurt and sugar.
3. Fill the popsicle molds (3/4 of height) with black currant mixture. Fill the rest with yoghurt. You can also alternate layers of fruit and yoghurt (in this case, you'll need to prepare more yoghurt with sugar). 
4. With a thin-bladed knife, swirl mixtures together in an up-and-down motion.
5. Insert popsicle sticks and let freeze overnight. 

Enjoy!


36 comments:

  1. Awww, nom nom! Your blog always makes me crave sweets :D

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  2. Oh this are so cool. I have the same and I love them. You can made so many delicious and different things. Perfect for summer. The recipe sounds great. Thanks for sharing. I gonna try it
    xo, Petra
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  3. And once again you woke up my sweet tooth ;) xx

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  4. that is soooooo coooool!!!!I love it:O
    thanks for visiting my blog. and I would love to follow you:) I hope you do the same:)

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  5. this looks so refreshing - I love this idea!

    XO
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  6. Hi dear, i am seriously impressed! These look so yummylicious! I don't know If i will be able to attempt making them myself.

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  7. This is just amazing! I have no idea where to find black currants here in the US, though. They're one thing I really miss about living in Europe :( enjoy an extra one for me!!

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  8. I asked for something similar last year from Crate & Barrel for Christmas... I never got them, but they will continue to be on my wish list. So fun! YUM! xoxo A-

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  9. mmm, looks so yummy! I love blackcurrants and I think I have to check them out in my garden already today.. of course when I remember to do so, hehe :P

    Maiken,
    Maikeni blogi - part of me

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  10. I remember making these popsicles when I was little! So easy. These ones looks so good! Might have to go to the store today and get a popsicle mold :)

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  11. Lol that looks scary! But I'm glad you liked em and got to prove your dad wrong in the process :)

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  12. YUM that actually looks so delicious! Maybe I should try it out if I'm not lazy! xo

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  13. aahhh yummy!!! perfect in this heat too!

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  14. They look so refreshing and tasty, makes my mouth water!! thank you for your kind words and for following my blog, it means so much that you enjoy my blog. Keep in touch, kisses

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  15. I dont think I have ever heard of black currants before. I'll have to see if I can find them in my local grocery store. They look yummy

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  16. I've had the ice cream before, but never the popsicles. Looks refreshing!
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  17. This looks absolutely delish!


    XX,
    Miranda

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  18. these look absolutely delicious - i love popsicle molds - the possibilities are endless!

    - lauren

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  19. What a great idea, they look delicious!

    Amy

    Leopard and Lillies

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  20. oh my do those look delish and refreshing

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  21. great try! you prove your dad wrong ;)

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  22. Wooow delicious!
    Your blog is dangerous too many goodies around, but truly inspirational I have to admit it :)
    Thank you for your lovely comment, I would like to have your opinion again on my new post!
    xoxo Dia!
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  23. I don't think I have ever seen currents in a store here, but they look great. This was a very creative recipe. I want to try it.

    *Erin

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  24. That looks so yummy! And perfect for the heat wave that has been happening lately!

    Marisa
    http://brokewithdesignertaste.blogspot.com/

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  25. Yummmiiieee!

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  26. I love you're style, and all you're blog. I follow u, dear :)
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    Hope u follow back ;);)

    A lot of kisses, honey.
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  27. Oh yum, this is so fun for summer!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  28. Amazing!! I want that! :))

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    xoxo

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  29. I love this idea too, great :)

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  30. What a perfect summer treat! Thanks for the great post - I can't wait to give this a shot, I'm always looking for new fun recipes!

    Dana
    Big City Farm Girl

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  31. those popsicles look sooooo delicious! :D perfect for a hot summer day! :D

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  32. You are seriously SO creative!!! Rachel and I bought those same popsicle trays for our new apartment except we haven't used ours yet! They're just so cute- we couldn't resist! :)

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  33. What a good idea, I might try it with blueberries instead.

    xx Jenee C.
    http://camomeetscouture.blogspot.com

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