Tuesday, January 10, 2012
When 3 pounds of oranges arrived in my CSA box this week I knew I would have to motivate myself with 2012 blog goal #3 (use CSA box ingredients more creatively). I am the only person in this house that eats oranges and while I really do like them 3 pounds is a lot for even this girl. The crazy warm winter days that we have been enjoying has been prompting Carter to constantly request popsicles. I started googling orange sherbet but, then I had an 80s flashback of pudding pops. I loved pudding pops and can vividly remember that thin layer of ice that encased the pop. Once you cracked the ice layer the most creamy center was right beneath. They were delicious. I had all of the ingredients to whip together orange dream pudding pops. Carter and I squeezed the oranges and got mixing. The results were fantastic. There is no thin icy layer but, the pop is just as creamy as I remember. These pops must really evoke dreams because Carter woke up the next day and said "mommy I had a dream last night that you let me eat two pudding pops". True sweet dreams.
orange dream pudding pops
1 large box instant vanilla pudding
8 ounces vanilla yogurt
1 1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
8 ounces cool whip, thawed
In a blender combine pudding, yogurt, juice and milk and blend until combined. Fold in cool whip and pour into popsicle molds and freeze for 5 hours or until firm.