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Old Fashioned Vanilla Ice Pops (a.k.a. Pop Pops)

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"This is a refreshing treat for a hot summer day that our family really enjoys. Diet soda can be used to cut calories. We often refer to them as Pop Pops."
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Ingredients

5 h 15 m servings 59 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Pour cream soda into a bowl and whisk until no longer bubbly; set aside.
  2. Heat water and sugar in a saucepan over medium high heat, stirring until the sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir sugar mixture and vanilla extract into the cream soda.
  4. Pour mixture into small plastic cups or ice pop molds, then insert wooden ice pop sticks. Freeze until firm.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • An electric mixer whisks this recipe nicely. Wooden sticks absorb moisture and make the ice pops easier to unmold.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 59 calories; 0 g fat; 15.2 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 7 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was my review when it was still a personal recipe: I really appreciated this recipe because we wanted a cool treat today but we're quite low on money. My grandma made something like this fo...

Most helpful critical review

These separated in the mold...rock hard plain ice center with most of the flavor at the top and bottom. I tried it again by simmering the soda in a heavy bottom pot until it reduced by 1/3. Add...

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This was my review when it was still a personal recipe: I really appreciated this recipe because we wanted a cool treat today but we're quite low on money. My grandma made something like this fo...

I need more stars !!! These were outstanding and so easy. I made first batch using cream soda, second batch using root beer. Both were terrific. Can't wait to try orange crush, red pop, grape...

I had the honor of making/reviewing this recipe before it was published (Congrats!), and have made it MANYT times since... Here's what I had to say: AWESOME! These tasted even better than I had ...

I reviewed this recipe first on June 25, 2010 when it was a personal recipe. My review went as follows: YUMMY!!!!!! I just served these to 6 girls that aren't afraid to give their opinions... A...

This turned out even better than anticipated. I added a touch more vanilla and used slightly more cream soda than water for more intense flavor, and it was wonderful. Incidentally, while waiting...

I made this delightful frozen snack using locally brewed "Creme Soda" which is light brown; hence the brownish colored pops. The bottled soda pop is 12oz so I adjusted the recipe quantities ac...

love these, also made using root beer!

OMG!!!!! haven't had these since I was a kid, used to love them and can't find them anymore. Recipe is great, thank you

These separated in the mold...rock hard plain ice center with most of the flavor at the top and bottom. I tried it again by simmering the soda in a heavy bottom pot until it reduced by 1/3. Add...