Homemade Creamsicles

Orange creamsicle recipeIs it summer time yet? It must be around the corner because lately I have been in the mood for icy cold sweet treats. Last week we went a little ice cream crazy with this recipe and also indulging in some delicious local ice cream. And this week I'm branching out to popsicles.Homemade creamsiclesWell, not just popsicles. These are creamsicles. I think normally if someone was like, "Hey would you like to try some milk in your orange?" I would think: 1.) Who goes around offering up milk to people's beverages? Is that a job? I want that job. 2.) No. Gross. Milk and orange aren't a thing.

But actually they totally are. Orange creamsicles are the BEST and conjure up childhood food memories.OrangesOrange Creamsicles, make 8 standard size popsicles (may vary based on your mold size).

4-5 oranges (8 oz. orange juice)
2 1/2 cups vanilla ice cream
1 tablespoon orange zest
1 cup heavy whipping cream

First extract the juice from the oranges. If you're too busy and important to stand around juicing oranges, you can use store bought orange juice. Geez.Fresh squeezed orange juiceBlend together the orange juice, ice cream and zest until smooth. Pour into popsicle molds, but leave the top 1/4 empty. Using a whisk, or a stand mixer with a whisk attachement whip the heavy whipping cream until soft peaks form. You don't want firm whipped cream, just firm enough that it won't too quickly seep into another liquid. Spoon the whipped cream on top of the creamsicles, add popsicle sticks and freeze overnight. How to make creamsiclesYou can use any kind of fruit juice you prefer. I think next time I might try grapefruit. 🙂 These are a fun snack to serve at a backyard picnic party or by yourself in front of the TV watching Game of Thrones. Either way. I think both options sound just perfect. 🙂 xo. Emma