cheesecake fig popsicles

cheesecake fig popsicles

These pretty popsicles add a glamorous touch to holiday treats - adults and kids will love them!

  • 20 mins + freezing
  • Makes 16
  • Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • 230g tub cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 385g tin sweetened
  • condensed milk
  • 500ml cream
  • pinch of salt
  • 8 figs, stems removed
  • gold leaf, to decorate (optional)

METHOD

  1. Blitz together cream cheese, condensed milk, cream and salt until smooth. Cut each fig into 4 slices. Place 2 slices each into 16 lolly moulds.
  2. Pour the cream mixture into each mould until full. Insert an ice-cream stick into each. Freeze for at least 12 hours or until hard.
  3. Dip quickly in boiling water and pull gently to unmould. Add gold leaf, if you like.

Variation 

Use pomegranate rubies, raspberries, peaches, mangos or litchis instead of figs.

FEATURE: NOMVUSELELO MNCUBE PHOTO: DYLAN SWART

Magazine issue date: Jan, 2019


Joni van der Merwe

About Joni van der Merwe

Digital editor I’m getting married in 2018 and I think it’s the perfect time to focus on my relationship with not only my fiance but my friends, family and colleagues too. I want to nurture and cherish the people I love by being more understanding and present in their lives.

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