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Indulge with Natural Fruits Popsicles
Translated/ Edited into English by: Maricarmen Ortiz
Salvadorians are known for being entrepreneurs and making use of the properties found in natural products for commercial uses. One of the most popular products with the highest production rate is, without a doubt, the natural fruit popsicle. In this article, I will teach you how to make them and the benefits they bring to the Salvadorian’s and the visitor’s diet.
At any time, place, or moment, it is a glorious thing to enjoy a popsicle made from natural fruits. On hot days, it is a good idea to freshen up with products that benefit your body’s health and make your evenings enjoyable through their unique flavor. To beat the heat, one of the best options out there is to eat a popsicle!
These treats can be made with any fruit depending on the season or the ones that are perennially available on the market. According to the Facebook page of Helados de la Colmenita, favorite popsicle fruits are mango, zapote, coconut , nance , jocote ,arrayan , banana , strawberry and other flavors like horchata , coffee and chocolate.
The preparation of this type of popsicle is very simple and affordable. To begin, choose the fruit of your preference. We will start with a recipe for peach popsicles. You will need: a mold for making popsicles , sticks , chopped fruit , lemon juice, two tablespoons of finely chopped fresh mint and a quarter or half cup of sugar. If your taste is sweeter, you can add more sugar as you wish. The lemon and mint are ingredients in the original recipe, but you can remove and add as many other types of fruit or vary the ingredients to your taste.
To make peach popsicles:
To prepare them you must place the peaches, lemon juice, one tablespoon of mint and ¼ cup sugar into a blender. Blend everything until the ingredients are thoroughly mixed. After this, fill the molds with the mixture and attach the sticks. Leave them in the freezer, until they harden completely. Remember that this process can be replicated using your own fruit preference. Just a little tip, the tropical kinds are the best! Finally, it’s time to enjoy your homemade fruit popsicles. Yummy!
On the Facebook page, Helados la Colmenita, you can order and find information on almost any flavor of popsicles from your home. In there you can find various flavors like green mango, cashew, tamarind, blackberry, rum raisin, strawberry and milk, zapote, banana pudding, vanilla and cookies, pistachio, horchata, coffee, and others can be found. This company makes it possible for you to enjoy their delicacies in your home, office or anywhere in the municipalities of Santa Tecla, Antiguo Cuscatlán or San Salvador. So wait no further and indulge in these tasty products at any day, anytime!