Mocha Ice Pops

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Mocha Ice Pops

Get an afternoon pick-me-up with these mocha-flavored frozen treats. A little of the cocoa settles at the bottom as they freeze, making a special chocolaty surprise on the top once the pop is unmolded.

Yield: about 10 (3-ounce) freezer pops
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 370

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups hot brewed coffee
  • 4-5 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Preparation

  1. Whisk coffee, sugar to taste and cocoa in a medium bowl until the sugar has dissolved. Whisk in half-and-half, vanilla and salt until combined.
  2. Divide the mixture among freezer-pop molds. Insert the sticks and freeze until completely firm, about 6 hours. Dip the molds briefly in hot water before unmolding.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Freeze for up to 3 weeks. | Equipment: Ten 3-ounce (or similar-size) freezer-pop molds

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 54
fat 3 g (2 g sat, 1 g mono)
cholesterol 9 mg
carbohydrates 7 g
protein 1 g
fiber 0 g
sodium 26 mg
potassium 77 mg

Nutrition Bonus

Carbohydrate Serving 1

Exchanges 1 carbohydrate (other)

From EatingWell July/August 2009