Top 5 Teething Lolly Recipes
Teething lollies are a great way to help soothe your little one’s discomfort when teething and can double up as a tasty treat for all the family. Sore gums are part and parcel of the teething process and a cool lolly can help soothe the discomfort of the teeth breaking through the gums.
Why not brighten everyone’s mood – in what can be a difficult time for babies and parents alike - with these tasty teething treats!
Pear & Banana Ice Lollies
1/4 pint custard; 2 bananas (220g); 2 tbsp Pear Concentrate
Blend ready-made custard with 2 mashed bananas until liquid. You can also make your own custard with 1/2 tablespoon of custard powder and 150ml milk.
Then stir in the pear concentrate. Finally pour into lolly moulds and freeze until solid.
Traffic light popsicles
Try combining colourful fresh fruit to give you a vibrant combination of colours. As well as tasting delicious, these will also look great with the pineapple, kiwi and strawberry combining to make a multi coloured treat your tots will love.
5oz kiwi, peeled; 6oz pineapple, peeled; 6oz fresh strawberry
Puree each fruit separately in the blender and keep separate.
Then, equally fill four small 5 oz cups with the kiwi puree and freeze.
Add the pineapple puree and freeze for 15 minutes. Add strawberry puree and freeze overnight. Insert sticks and freeze at least 2 hours.
2 chopped fresh peaches; 1 cup of natural yoghurt; 1 ripe banana
Use a blender or food processor to mix together until smooth. Freeze until firm.
150g fresh raspberries; 2 x 125g pots raspberry yogurt
Use a blender to blend the raspberries until smooth. Add the yoghurt and stir in before pouring into your mould to freeze.
If you’re pushed for time, this recipe couldn’t be simpler! Simply puree fresh watermelon, having removed the skin, in a food processor. Then pour into the moulds and freeze.