Eat: Yogurt Berry Popsicle Eggs
This is a fun treat I found on Pinterest one day, and I knew that I had to give it a try. I mean, egg-shaped popsicles? What a perfect treat for the upcoming holiday.
But before I could make these treats, I had to call on the handiness of my hubby. I needed holes in the bottoms of the eggs. So my husband drilled holes with a 5/32 inch bit which was perfect for my lollipop stick to go in but still be tight enough to hold the stick in place.
The original post called for just filling the eggs with fruit juice, which would be a yummy treat, but I wanted to jazz these up a little bit, so I made a quick yogurt filling to place in my eggs.
Yogurt Berry Popsicle Eggs
Blend the following:
3/4 cup strawberries
1/4 cup frozen raspberries
3/4 cup plain yogurt
1 tablespoon honey
3/4 cup milk (this was added after I was having trouble getting them into the eggs, next time I would do without)
Then I tried to pour the mixture into the eggs, using a piping tip as a funnel, as the original poster did, but I overlooked a major point: you need more than one hole in the top to allow for air to escape while filling. Without the extra hole(s), you cannot fill your egg through the hole in the top. I was pressed for time, so instead of drilling some more holes, I poured my mixture into a bowl and submerged the eggs open, closing them underneath the mixture. It was messy, but it worked.
Then I stuck these in the freezer to set up.
Then it was licking time!
Not only are these popsicle eggs really cute, but the bottom half of the egg helps keep the drips in a little. And the size is just perfect for a toddler.
And if you have a toddler like me who is not really into food, even sweets (gasp! I know), the top of the egg is a perfect storage system for saving this treat for another time.
So despite my frustrations with filling it due to my inability to fully read instructions, I thought these popsicle eggs were really fun, and I hope to make some more experiments with flavors in the future.