Skip Nav
Healthy Recipes
Avocado Fans Will Love This Chocolate Pudding
Fast and Easy
10 Dump Cake Recipes You Can Practically Bake in Your Sleep
Food Video
Surprise-Inside French Toast Will Transform Your Brunch Routine

Popsicle Troubleshooting

What Went Wrong? Popsicles Breaking

There's nothing more discouraging than a failed first attempt at making something — and this is exactly what happened to me when I tried to make popsicles! I was so excited to finally get a set of molds that I immediately went home to put together some delicious pops. There were a few almost-too-ripe bananas on the kitchen counter; thus, I decided to make this recipe for banana blueberry swirl popsicles.

The process was super easy and the resulting mixture was finger licking good. I placed the pops in the freezer and anxiously waited for them to freeze. However, several hours later, I couldn't get the popsicles to come out of the molds. I ran the molds under warm water, but to no avail. It was horribly disappointing and I'm not sure what went wrong. Has this happened to you? What's your technique for unmolding popsicles?

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
sabs sabs 5 years
If it's a yogurt/milky popsicle, I usually wait a a couple of minutes to let them start to naturally thaw. Sort of like waiting until a scoop works in a pint of ice cream. Otherwise the same sort of thing happens. For juice/water based popsicles, i find the under hot water trick works best. The only problem for either of these techniques is that you end up defrosting all of them. I need break apart molds!
Why the Internet Raised More Than $200K For a Paleta Vendor
Paleta Recipes
Greek Yogurt Popsicles | Food Video
Popsicle Recipes For Kids
Greek Yogurt Popsicle Recipe
Dairy-Free Frozen Desserts
Layered Milk Pops

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds