23 October, 2011

Coconut Lime Popsicles

I have always liked foods with little ingredients. It spells SIMPLE and UNCOMPLICATED and TIME-EFFICIENT and FOOL-PROOF to me. That's just my alley. Because deep in my heart I think I am a peasant.  I like cakes made with 3 ingredients.

Now here is another one with just three: Coconut Lime Popsicles. If I had an ice cream machine, it would probably make the most delicious and exquisite ice cream. But I don't (because I am a peasant at heart?). I only have popsicle molds.

These popsicles were a trial and error recipe. I started of with just coconut milk and honey (how cool would have been just two ingredients!!!), but found those a bit on the heavy side. Something acidic was missing. Now what would be closer than using the old classic combination of coconut and lime.
I have only made a couple of times, but I know this will be a staple dessert in our house. Simple and healthy and nevertheless a dessert. What else could one wish for?

1 400ml can coconut milk, full fat
1/2 lime, juice of
3 tablespoons agave syrup OR honey OR maple syrup

Yields 3-4
Place the can of coconut milk in the fridge overnight. Without shaking or turning the can upside down, open the can and scoop the top layer of coconut cream into a bowl. Discard the water at the bottom.
Stir in honey and lime juice until well combined. Transfer mixture to popsicle molds and freeze until solid.


  1. oh what a perfect, light and refreshing snack!

  2. Wonderful refreshing dessert!!

  3. It's an art, learning to appreciate simplicity. I would like to say I am a peasant at heart, too, but...I don't even have popsicle molds. I guess that makes me more of a pauper?

  4. @ Jennifer
    haha... I guess you don't have children. I didn't have molds before my children.

  5. Wow love it! I used to have popsicle moulds (must find them) and I used to experiment with them as a kid. Must get back into that zone again. Thanks for reviving memories :)