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Strawberry popsicle on a blue stick with others on a white tray

Simple Strawberry Popsicles

Sweet strawberries pureed to make homemade strawberry popsicles is one of the most refreshing summer treats we enjoy! This easy popsicle recipe can be mixed up in 5 minutes to make a simple, but flavor-filled frozen treat.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Simple Strawberry Popsicles
Prep Time 5 minutes
Freeze time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 10 popsicles
Calories 62kcal


  • 1 pound strawberries
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice about the juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • pinch salt


  • Add all ingredients to a blender and puree until smooth, about 3 minutes.
  • Pour into popsicle molds, small paper cups or ice cube trays and freeze.


  • Ripe or slightly overripe strawberries work perfectly in this recipe
  • Rotten or moldy strawberries should not be used
  • Pinch of salt makes puree smoother so it's not like a giant ice cube
  • The faster the mixture freezes the smoother the popsicles will be
  • The juice from one lemon is about 4 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • Cane sugar helps sweeten the popsicles without making them too sweet, it can be substituted for granulated sugar if necessary
  • A banana can be added but the number of strawberries used should be reduced in volume equal to the banana. Keep a higher ratio of strawberries than bananas to make a strawberry banana popsicle.
  • The amount of strawberries can be decreased slightly and replaced by other fruit like blueberries, mango, or pineapple.
  • Run bottom of popsicles under hot water to help remove them from holders without pulling handle out of popsicles


Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg