Blueberry Lemon Pudding Pops

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Creamy dreamy pudding pops with a refreshing tart lemon flavor and packed with fresh blueberries, these Blueberry Lemon Pudding Pops are sure to be a Summer favorite!

**Updated Recipe!**

Blueberry Lemon Pudding pops on a plate with blueberries and lemons

Why Blueberries Are So Good For You

Blueberries are definitely a super food! They are so good for you!  They are:

  • High in antioxidants that fight inflammation
  • High in Vitamin C to help kids build better immunity
  • A good source of Vitamin K- Great for bone health
  • Shown to improve brain function!

And this dessert is such a tasty way to include them in your families day.

Blueberry Lemon Pudding pops on a plate with blueberries and lemons

Blueberry Lemon Pudding Pops Recipe

When we first attempted this recipe, we made homemade pudding. The mixture tasted amazing and seemed like it would be perfect for freezing. Once our popsicles were frozen, we pulled them out and they looked and tasted great. The problem was with the texture. Once they began to soften, the homemade pudding turned almost into a mush.

So we tried, tried again and finally came up with a super yummy and easier version of this delicious creamy pudding pop. Instead of making a cooked pudding, you just whisk the creamy ingredients together and pour straight in your popsicles molds over the fresh blueberries.

Fill a popsicle mold with blueberries. Using a funnel or a measure cup with a longer narrow spout, pour the pudding onto the blueberries.  We really love this popsicle mold, because it makes 10 popsicles at a time! Also you use wood popsicles sticks and so you don’t need to worry about your molds getting lost somewhere out in your yard!

overhead view of blueberry lemon pudding pops

Once you pour the pudding over, and stick your popsicle sticks in, place in the freezer for 6+ hours. Because we literally stuffed the mold full of blueberries, we were able to get 10 pudding pops from it!

Blueberry Lemon Pudding pops on a plate with blueberries and lemons

The results- LOVED THEM!   They are perfect for small kids as the pudding softens up enough so it’s easy to eat.

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overhead view of blueberry lemon pudding pops

Blueberry Lemon Pudding Pops

Creamy dreamy pudding pops with a refreshing tart lemon flavor and packed with fresh blueberries, these Blueberry Lemon Pudding Pops are sure to be a Summer favorite!
3.5 from 2 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberries, frozen desserts, gluten-free, lemon, popsicles, pudding
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Freeze: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 10 popsicles
Calories: 124kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tsp lemon zest
  • 3 cup blueberries

Instructions

  • Whisk together cream, sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest.
  • Place as many blueberries into your popsicle mold as you can.
  • Pour lemon mixture over the top of the blueberries. Place Popsicle mold in the freezer for 6 or more hours until frozen through.
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Nutrition

Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 36mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g

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Dina- lemon juice probably won’t work. It has so much acid that it would curdle your milk (like buttermilk), and it wouldn’t have the lemon flavor.
You can change it to vanilla and use vanilla extract though!

I made these and they look amazing but they don’t taste that great – the lemon extract, mmm, something was off. I know my kids won’t eat them so I have to eat them myself rather than throw them away. I would not make them again.

That stinks Rene. Sorry you didn’t like them. My kids were literally fighting over them! Maybe if you try again, leave out the lemon flavoring.

Sounds yummy.
After my gastric bypass, I was advised to do protein shakes. Living in Florida, I also bought the fruit pops. Then, a light dawned! I decided to combine them.
I make protein shakes in a blender, add fruit (blueberries, strawberries, bananas, raspberries, whatever floats your boat. Pour the mixture into the molds and you’ve got great pops loaded with nutrients.
I’m told that it’s actually better to do the protein shakes this way as the 50 grams of protein in a shake (IsoPure) is more than the body can absorb all at once. Via pops, it spreads it out over the day (about 7 pops per shake), and it helps keep you cool at the same time.
I make 40 pops at a time in 2 flavors for variety using the strawberry and chocolate protein powders, but any combination works great.
Since I’m the only one eating them, I re-use the sticks. Soak the sticks for an hour or so in hot water and bleach (fairly strong), then rinse well and lay out on towels to dry. I store all the sticks in an air-tight container. They don’t last forever, but I get a half-dozen or so uses before tossing them.
I’ve been doing this for about 3 years now.

2 stars
I was confused by your recipe. In one place, you state 2-4 TBLS lemon zest, in another, 3 tsp. I love citrus, so I put in a scant 1/4 c. It could have used more, if you love lemon. Unfortunately, like a previous poster, I found an odd taste to it (I was careful not to get any of the pith.)