Chile-Lime Coconut Mango Pops

Chile-Lime Mango Coconut Pops recipe (via thepigandquill.com) #vegan #dairyfree

Chile-Lime Mango Coconut Pops recipe (via thepigandquill.com) #vegan #dairyfree
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Little known fact: I am only capable of starting posts with hey guyssss. They are literally the first two words that pop out every time I open a new draft. And then, like, 64% of the time I come back to the top and force a new opener. Or just add a bunch of sssssssss’s. Or swap in a super original spelling of hey. I’m kinda digging haaaaaaiii but sometimes heyyo slips out, too. Hihihi! Hehwoooooooh. Heyeyeyeye. Hajjjjaieyeewwww.

I’m drinking $4 wine. Hey guysssssss.

Anyway, these popsicles are so super simple that they leave me with almost nothing to drone on about — it’s hot. they’re cold. but also hot. because spicy. but not too spicy, because you add it after. or you don’t have to add it at all. i’m drinking $4 wine — so I’m just going to talk about a few thangalangs and you can chime in.

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Spicy cool popsicles, dudes. Get ’em in your face.
byeguysssssss!
Em

   Chile-Lime Mango Coconut Pops recipe (via thepigandquill.com) #vegan #dairyfreeChile-Lime Mango Coconut Pops recipe (via thepigandquill.com) #vegan #dairyfreeChile-Lime Mango Coconut Pops recipe (via thepigandquill.com) #vegan #dairyfree(love this little pop shoot outtake! ♥)

Chile-Lime Mango Coconut Pops
 
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Makes: 10 popsicles
Ingredients
  • 1.5 cups mango juice
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 2-4 T honey or maple syrup (see note)
  • juice and zest of 1 lime, plus extra for serving
  • pinch sea salt
  • tajin seasoning, to taste (or other chile salt)
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in blender, beginning with 2 T honey, and blend until completely smooth. Taste for sweetness and adjust honey as needed. Pour mixture into molds (I use these). Freeze 30 mins. Insert sticks. Freeze until solid, at least 6 hours or overnight.
  2. To release pops, dip mold into warm water. (Store released pops wrapped in wax paper in a plastic zip-top bag in the freezer.)
  3. Immediately before serving, squeeze over more lime and top with a generous sprinkle tajin, if desired. Enjoy!
Notes
Update: when I originally published this recipe, I completely omitted the fact that I've made these several times with both honey and maple syrup, and the difference is nearly undetectable. So if you're looking to make these vegan (as advertised), the maple syrup route is for you. (I blame the $4 wine!) Cheers!
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