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Three popsicles on a plate with a lemon sliced in half.
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Lemon Popsicles

These lemon popsicles have just the right balance of sweet and tart flavors. They're an easy, budget-friendly, frozen treat that also happens to be vegan, paleo, and refined sugar free. They're perfect during the summertime and taste just like lemonade in popsicle form.
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Freezing time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 12 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 41kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (or substitute honey)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

Instructions

  • Add the water, fresh squeezed lemon juice, maple syrup, and lemon zest to a pitcher.
  • Stir well.
  • Pour the mixture into popsicle molds, then add the popsicle sticks.
  • Freeze for a minimum of five hours before removing from the popsicle molds and serving.

Notes

  • After removing these lemon popsicles from the popsicle mold, either serve them immediately or store them in an airtight container or freezer bag for up to 1 month.
  • For a creamy version of these popsicles, replace 1 cup of water with coconut milk.
  • For a lower sugar version of these lemonade popsicles, reduce the maple syrup to 4-6 tablespoons or to taste.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Popsicle | Calories: 41kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg