'Healthy Treats' made with 100% Fruit


           photo of red green and yellow fruit ice lollies     photo of yellow, gentle shade and red fruit ice lollies     photo of two marble ice lollies made by two chldren at the age of 7

Easy recipes for making home-made ice lollies with no added sugar and 100% fruit. They are fun to make for the kids and healthy too. 
All that is needed is a blender, ice lolly moulds, ripe fruit and a freezer. If you haven't got a blender use a fork to mash the fruit instead. The Dapple ice lollies, made using a fork, look quite effective once frozen and they are so quick and easy to make. It is a simple way to increase and vary the kids fruit intake and by creating different colours, flavours and patterns you can even have a little creativity along the way. All the recipes for the home-made ice lollies have a minimum of two different fruits blended together.
Offering children a healthy treat, without added sugar, from an early age encourages them to get used to the natural unsweetened taste of food giving them a positive start in developing good healthy eating habits. Fruit ice lollies can be made quickly by blending the prepared fruit together and then freezing the puree in the ice lolly moulds to make the ice lollies. Alternatively they can be made more appealing to children by creating different patterns by following simple tips.

Late spring and summer is the best time to make the ice lollies. Summer fruit can be expensive but by blending summer fruit with other less expensive fruit, only small quantities are needed, and it makes a real difference to the taste.
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Ice lolly recipes 

When making your own homemade fruit ice lollies make sure the fruit you use is ripe for optimum colour, flavour and sweetness. This is important because none of the fruit recipes have any added sugar in them. A little forward planning may be needed as not all fruit is completely ripe when you buy it. The best taste and colours are achieved by timing the ripeness of your fruit correctly. Unripe fruit can spoil an otherwise tasty ice lolly.

Banana and pineapple ice lollies                                                                   

2 very ripe bananas
1 small tin of pineapple (220g)
and juice (optional)

Prepare the fruit and blend the bananas, pineapple and juice together. Pour into the ice lolly moulds and freeze immediately.



photo of fruit ice lollies made with pineapple and banana

Makes about 6 lollies
(60 ml / 2 fl oz moulds)

This is the recipe I use most often as the ice lollies are very quick and easy to make. 

Let the children know that the ice lollies won't be ready until the next day so they are prepared to be patient for the ice lollies to be frozen. If the ice lollies are made early morning they could be ready by tea-time depending on the size of the ice lollies or your freezer.

Never use frozen fruit for these recipes!

How to create different ice lollies
(using mango, pineapple and strawberries)



Tropical, Tandem and Red ice lollies

Dapple fruit ice lollies

ohoto showing an orang, tandem and red fruit ice lolly

Photo showing three Dapple fruit ice lollies

Tropical flavour ice lollies (above left) Mango Dapple ice lollies  (above - outer ice lollies)

1 ripe mango
2 pineapple rings from a tin (more if you prefer)

Makes about 4 ice lollies (60 ml / 2 fl oz moulds)


1. Wash, peel and de-stone the mango.
2. Chop the two pineapple rings into smaller

3. Blend the pineapple and mango together.
4. Fill the ice lolly moulds with the puree and

Red fruit ice lollies (above right)

Blend the mango, pineapple and washed and hulled strawberries. Add more strawberries for a darker red. Pour into the ice lolly mould and freeze.

Tandem fruit ice lollies (above middle)

Chop the fruit (mango, pineapple and strawberry) into small pieces and mash them up with a fork. Put the mashed up fruit into the ice lolly moulds and freeze.

Banana Dapple ice lollies (above - middle ice lolly)

For a different flavour use a very ripe banana instead of a mango. The Dapple ice lolly looks attractive when frozen and it's an easy way to make the fruit lollies look more appealing to the kids.

Releasing the ice lolly

To remove an ice lolly from its mould, once frozen, the individual mould needs to be held in a container filled with warm water or under a running tap until the ice lolly can be released. Enjoy!

Make the puree for the tropical flavour fruit ice lollies and fill half the ice lolly mould with the fruit puree. Add strawberries to the remaining puree and blend. Fill the remainder of the ice lolly mould with the red fruit puree and freeze. These are just a few of the many different ice lollies that can be made simply by using mango, pineapple and strawberries. More tips can be found in the fruit ice lolly recipe booklet.

Fruit Ice Lolly Recipe Booklet

I've produced a simple booklet (using professional printers) which demonstrates fruit can be used in a fun and creative way. By following some of the tips in the 'Fun Ice Lolly section',  ice lollies can  made more appealing to children, the young at heart and may encourage some reluctant fruit eaters to eat more fruit. 

The booklet includes;

  • 48 different fruit combinations
  • 10 Fun Ice Lollies:
    Gentle Shade, Tandem, Sandwich, Stripy, Splodge, Splatter, Dapple, Hide and Seek, Guess which colour and Traffic Light
  • Coloured photographs of the Fun Ice Lollies
  • How to make 2 or 3 colours using 1 fruit recipe
  • Easy instructions
  • Suggestions for using purees in different ways
  • No need to freeze in stages with the patterned fruit lollies

The inner pages of the A5 recipe booklet have been printed on gloss art 150gsm paper and the cover on 250gsm gloss art card. The outer cover has been laminated. 


The top of the 'homepage' and 'photo page' show some of the ice lollies in the booklet.

photo of recipe booklet on how to make ice lollies with fruit

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The ice lollies made with 100% fruit are very popular with our own children as well as with their friends.  I've been making different ice lollies and purees for over 12 years now and our children still enjoy them as so many different flavours, colours and patterns can be made.

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This unique recipe booklet may appeal to parents, anyone who enjoys a healthy diet or
individuals who simply love being creative in the kitchen.
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Red, green & orange ice lollies
Red, Gentle Shade & Sandwich ice lollies
Ice lollies made by 7 year olds
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