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Keto Cherry Vanilla Pudding Pops

  • Desserts
  • Low Carb
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time
Serving Yield 8 pudding pops

In the world of frozen desserts, pudding pops are extremely underrated. What's not to love about a chilled, refreshing treat that requires no utensils? These creamy, low carb, dairy-free, cherry vanilla pudding pops are made semifreddo style with egg yolks, coconut milk, and fresh cherries. Once they're frozen, you'll dip each one in dark chocolate and sprinkle with sliced almonds. Whether or not you're on a keto diet, stashing a few of these in your freezer for a rainy day is highly advised.

By: All Day I Dream About Food

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk (canned, full fat)
  • 3/4 cup chopped, pitted cherries
  • 3 large Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs, yolks only
  • 6 tablespoons powdered Swerve or other powdered sugar substitute
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cherry extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Natural red or pink food coloring, optional
  • 2 ounces sugar-free dark chocolate
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1 tablspoon sliced almonds, chopped

Nutritional Information

Serv. Size: 1 pop, Servings: 8

Macros per serving: 9g carbs (excluding erythritol sweetener), 15g fat, 2g protein, 1g fiber

Amount Per Serving (including erythritol sweetener): Calories 170, Fat Cal. 130, Total Fat 15g (23% DV), Sat. Fat 11g (55% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 70mg (23% DV), Sodium 10mg (0% DV), Total Carb. 18g (6% DV), Fiber 1g (4% DV),Sugars 3g, Protein 2g, Vitamin A (2% DV), Vitamin C (2% DV), Calcium (2% DV), Iron (10% DV), Vitamin D (4% DV).

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

For more information about how we calculate our nutritional content and to read our nutritional disclaimer, please check out our Recipe Nutrition Facts blog post.

Directions

Step 1

Place the coconut milk and cherries in a blender and blend until smooth. Transfer the mixture to a medium saucepan and warm over medium heat until just simmering.

Step 2

In a medium bowl, whisk the egg yolks with the sweetener until well combined. Slowly add about 1 cup of the coconut milk mixture, whisking continuously. Then slowly add the egg yolk and coconut milk mixture back into the saucepan, whisking continuously.

Step 3

Continue to cook, whisking frequently, until the mixture reaches 165F on an instant read thermometer (see notes). Remove from heat and whisk in the cherry and vanilla extracts. Whisk in a drop of food coloring at a time until the mixture is your desired color.

Step 4

Divide the mixture evenly among eight 3-ounce popsicle molds. Press wooden sticks 2/3 of the way into the molds and freeze until solid, 4 to 6 hours. To remove the pudding pops, run hot water on the outside of the mold and gently tug the stick to release. Store in the freezer.

Step 5

In a heatproof bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water, melt the chocolate and coconut oil together until smooth. Line a sheet pan with wax paper and set in the freezer.

Step 6

Working with one pudding pop at a time and keeping the rest frozen, dip the top of each pudding pop into the melted chocolate and sprinkle with chopped almonds. Immediately place on the sheet pan in the freezer.

Farm Team Tips:

If you don’t have a thermometer, don’t worry! You can confirm that your mixture is ready when it’s thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon. To check, dip a wooden spoon in the mixture and then run your finger through it. If your finger leaves a clear trail on the spoon, your mixture has reached a safe temperature.

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August 16, 2020

I'm not sure I really like them. They are kind of to coconutty.

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August 17, 2020

Thank you for the feedback and sorry to hear these weren't your favorite. We look forward to hearing how you like some of our other recipes!

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Jesse

July 26, 2020

Does anybody know the exact carb count for these?

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[email protected]

July 28, 2020

Hi Jesse, there should be 9 grams of carbs per pop. We hope you enjoy!

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Carol

July 19, 2020

Is there a substitute for the cherry extract? Can I crush sweet cherries and try to get juice from them?

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Andrea

July 28, 2020

You might try adding a little almond extract instead. The two flavors as extracts are surprisingly similar.

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[email protected]

July 29, 2020

That's a great idea too, Andrea!

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Marco

July 20, 2020

Hi Carol, Extracts can be a bit tricky to substitute, but we understand cherry extract is usually not in the typical pantry. If you expect to make these multiple times you could make your own cherry extract by putting pittec cherries and vodka into a mason jar. Let it steep for a minimum of two weeks. This works with vanilla beans as well. If time is of the essence you could also use a little bit of cherry juice with some regular vanilla extract!

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