Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Kid-Friendly Easter Egg Breakfast Popsicles from author @DarylWoodGerber

I know it's not yet Easter, but it's coming, and I already have a planned post for that week, so when I saw these on Pinterest, I thought uh-oh, I should make these instead.

But then I thought, why not share them early?  So what if they look like Easter eggs? They would be good to eat any time of the year.  In fact, I think you could easily make them in a muffin tin of even a popsicle maker.  They're frozen.

The Pinterest link for the recipe drove me to an English site. The measurements were, um, a little off for me, so I had to play with them. It was the portion for yogurt that stymied me. The photos on that site are gorgeous, however, so go feast your eyes!  Here's the LINK  

The measurements below are what I used specifically for 6 servings.

According to my taste testers, who were under the age of 10, these were delicious, and by the way, "Could you send the recipe to Mom like right now???"  

When I dropped the boys off later that day, they even remarked on them, and it had been hours since they had eaten them, so I think they are definitely a hit.

Best of all, they are nutritious!  Yay.


(makes 6)

    1 cup yogurt (I used Yoplait Greek 100 protein-style)
    ¼ cup blueberries
    ¼ cup granola

Egg silicone mold or muffin cups
*I bought both on Amazon. 

Note: For a really healthy treat, natural or Greek yogurt is perfect because it doesn’t have any added sugar. Dairy free yogurt alternatives such as soya yogurt should also work for this recipe.

To make:

Place a dollop of yogurt into each egg of your silicone mold. Each should be about 1/3 full. Add a few blueberries.  (I had some in the freezer. They worked fine!) Then insert bits of granola into each egg. 

Place a lollipop stick into each egg – at the fat end of the egg - laying it down as flat as possible.

Now add more yogurt. It's messy. I used a paper towel to clean up around each egg.

Place the mold in the freezer and freeze for at least 2 hours or overnight, until the eggs are frozen through.  

Once frozen, pop out of the molds, leave the popsicles on a plate at room temperature for a couple of minutes to soften a little, then serve immediately. 

Note: I popped them out and put them back in a freezer bag. I attempted to put a cake pop wrapper around a couple but they were simply too small to get the twists tied EASILY. I thought they would be pretty in cellophane bags when serving for dessert. If you can find a slightly larger bag than those, perfect! Maybe even tie with ribbon.  Put them back in the freezer until ready to serve.

Savor the mystery!

Daryl Wood Gerber aka Avery Aames
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  1. Replies
    1. I had no idea these molds could be so easy to use! Wow, and not expensive, either. Thanks, Sheila! ~ Daryl

  2. Very cute and clever!
    I"m sending this immediately to a friend who is big time into Easter.

  3. These are so cute! I have to tell my daughter about them.

    1. Thanks, Peg. So cute and so fun for kids! ~ Daryl