These rich and creamy Vegan Berries and Cream Popsicles are the perfect cold treat on a hot summer day! The creamy base is made from coconut cream and raw cashews with a touch of maple syrup and vanilla extract for sweetness. The pops are studded throughout with fresh berries and topped off with a vibrant and sweet homemade raspberry chia jam. This sweet and creamy treat is easy to make and much healthier than store-bought cream pops. You won’t believe they are dairy-free and refined sugar-free.
Vegan Berries and Cream Pops
These easy-to-make Vegan Berries and Cream Popsicles are packed with fresh berries and creamy vanilla coconut flavor. The sweet vanilla flavored cream combined with the fresh tart sweet berries is dessert perfection. It is like eating vanilla ice cream or vanilla cheesecake on a stick with jam and fresh berries. Who wouldn’t want that?
They taste incredibly creamy and indulgent and yet they are so much healthier than store-bought cream-based popsicles. The creaminess in this recipe comes from coconut cream and cashews. Together they give the popsicles a dairy-free thick base that has a subtle coconut flavor. It pairs perfectly with the homemade raspberry chia jam and fresh whole berries. Every bite is interesting and a little different. I love the combination of the tart, sweet berries with the luxuriously creamy white vanilla pops. It is so satisfying.
How to Make the Creamiest Popsicles Ever
To get them extra smooth and creamy I use only the solid white portion from canned full-fat coconut milk. You can save the coconut water for smoothies or other popsicles. This may sound a little funny but the way to do this is:
- refrigerate 2 cans of full fat coconut milk
- scoop out the solid white coconut cream
- transfer it to a 2 cup measuring cup
- microwave for 1 minute until it is liquid again
- then blend with the cashews and other ingredients
I know, it seems silly to make it solid and then liquid again but the reason I do this is to get rid of the coconut water and only use the coconut cream. But, if you try and blend the cashews with solid coconut cream it won&