Coconut-Pineapple Paletas (Mexican Ice Pop)


Coconut paletas was always a favorite frozen treat from childhood. The addition of pineapple was an inspiration from my trip to Santa Barbara. I thought it was a great combination, but, of course, you can omit the pineapple if you like. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 10 mins
10 3-ounce ice pops


  • 1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk

  • ¾ cup half-and-half

  • ½ (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup shredded coconut

  • ½ cup minced pineapple


  1. Blend coconut milk, half-and-half, sweetened condensed milk, salt, and vanilla extract in a blender until smooth. Stir shredded coconut and pineapple into the milk mixture. Pour into ice pop molds; freeze until firm, about 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

185 Calories
13g Fat
16g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 185
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 106mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 5mg 25%
Calcium 83mg 6%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 205mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.