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Strawberry and Peach Ice Pops

Cool and refreshing, these ice pops are a great way to use up leftover ripe fruit. Strawberries are loaded with folate, a B vitamin that helps protect against neural-tube defects (such as spina bifida), while peaches are an excellent source of vitamin A, which helps fight infections.

Strawberry and Peach Ice Pops
This Recipe:
Skill Level:
Serves: 4
Start to Finish: 10 min
Prep: 10 min
Cook: 0 min
Ingredients:

For the strawberry layer:

2 cups coarsely chopped ripe strawberries (1⁄2 pound)

2 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon lime juice

1 ⁄4 cup water

For the peach layer:

2 cups thin peach slices, unpeeled (3⁄4 pound)

2 tablespoons sugar

1 ⁄2 cup low-fat buttermilk

Directions:

1. In a blender or food processor mix ingredients for the strawberry and peach layers separately.

2. Strain each flavor separately over a bowl (push the mixture through the fine mesh strainer with a spatula). Discard seeds and solids.

3. Refrigerate peach mixture.

4. Pour strawberry liquid equally among 4 6-ounce containers, such as clean, used yogurt cups. Place in freezer for about 1 hour.

5. Take cups with strawberry mixture out of freezer. Insert a wooden stick into the semi-frozen mixture and slowly pour in peach liquid, dividing it equally among the 4 containers. return to freezer for several more hours, until frozen solid.

6. To unmold, run molds under tepid water for about 30 seconds, then pull on the stick to extract.

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