Passionfruit and Coconut Water Ice Poles for Baby
Passionfruit & Coconut Ice Pops For Baby
8 - 10
Combining passionfruit and coconut water makes a delicious tropical homemade ice pole recipe. These passionfruit and coconut water ice poles are sugar and dairy-free, so they make a great healthy and refreshing treat for the whole family.
1 ½ cups of passionfruit pulp (you can use fresh, frozen or tinned passionfruit)
1 ½ cups of fresh plain coconut water
¼ teaspoon of lime or lemon zest
2 tablespoons of lime or lemon juice
Use the blender function on your steamer blender, and blend the passionfruit and coconut water until smooth;
If you are concerned about the passionfruit seeds, pour the mixture through a sieve to strain out the seeds (optional);
Portion into ice poles using the handy collapsible funnel that comes with your reusable Freeze n Squeeze ice pole pouches. Don't forget to leave a space for the mixture to expand whilst freezing;
Finally, place the ice pops in your freezer for a minimum of 4 hours.
Coconut water can be used as a healthy alternative to fruit juice or sugary drinks, and is a rich source of potassium and vitamin C. Passion fruit has a significant number of antioxidants, which enhance the body’s immune system. It also has a high content of vitamins A and C plus many health benefits, but due to it’s acidity passion fruit is not suitable for babies under 12 months.
Babies are recommended to start on solids around 6 months and not before 4 months. Make sure your baby is showing signs they are ready for solids and that you introduce one food at a time initially, after that you are welcome to mix other fruits or veggies with this recipe!
To find out more about starting your baby out on solids safely read our articles here.
Suitable for toddlers over 1 year.