Coconut Pineapple Paletas: A Tropical Treat for Hot Summer Days

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Coconut Pineapple Paletas: A Tropical Treat for Hot Summer Days
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
4 mins
Total Time:
9mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 03, 2024

This refreshing recipe combines the tropical flavors of coconut and pineapple in a frozen treat perfect for hot summer days. These paletas are easy to make and will transport you to a sunny beach with every bite.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut (optional)
  • Popsicle molds or small paper cups
  • Popsicle sticks

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine coconut milk, chopped pineapple, sugar, and vanilla extract. Blend until smooth.
  2. If desired, stir in shredded coconut for added texture.
  3. Pour the mixture into popsicle molds or small paper cups.
  4. Insert popsicle sticks into each mold and freeze for at least 4 hours, or until firm.
  5. To unmold, run the molds under warm water for a few seconds to loosen the paletas.
  6. Enjoy your homemade coconut pineapple paletas on a hot summer day!

Interesting Facts

  • Paletas are traditional Mexican ice pops made with fresh fruits and flavors.
  • Coconut milk adds a creamy texture to these paletas, making them extra indulgent.
  • Pineapple is a great source of vitamin C and adds a sweet, tropical flavor to this recipe.