Tropical Creamsicle Cups

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What is a creamsicle? 

Who doesn’t like creamsicles? The creamy vanilla popsicles covered with a juicy, mostly orange, solid sherbet? Those were my favorite popsicles when I grew up in Caracas. In the afternoons, the sound of the ice cream truck was celestial music to my ears, and I always asked for an orange creamsicle.

Mother’s Day is around the corner. To honor those sweet memories of my childhood, when my grandma, my mom, and my aunties took so much care of me, my siblings, and my cousins, I’ve created this tropical creamsicle. They are so easy-to-make that even the little ones can put them together to surprise their moms.

The inspiration for today’s delicious “deconstructed” creamsicles, served in glass cups, came after discovering Sabrosa Raspados at my local Sedano’s. Sedano’s is a family-oriented grocery store, and every time I go there, I feel I’m back in my home country, Venezuela. Memories from my childhood come to my mind… and I get creative.

Raspados or snowballs? 

When I saw the Sabrosa Raspados, I thought, what if I combine a delicious, ready-to-eat fruity raspado with the creaminess of a delicious Breyers® real vanilla ice cream? In the end, that’s the essence of a creamsicle: a creamy interior covered by a fruit sherbet!

Raspados are delicious snowballs made with shaved ice and served with a fruity sweet syrup. In my childhood, I loved mine topped with sweetened condensed milk.

How to make Hassle-Free Tropical Creamsicles at Home 

I couldn’t stop thinking about creamsicles until I got home to prepare these hassle-free tropical creamsicle cups. To make them, run to your local Sedano’s and take advantage of the following savings: 

  • Save $1.00 When you buy 1 Sabrosa Raspado product 
  • Save $5 When you buy $15 in Unilever products (Including Breyers®)

Then pick your raspado flavor. In my case, I couldn’t resist the Sabrosa Raspado coconut cream and the piña colada. You will also want to pick the fruit to add to your creamsicle cups. I chose fresh pineapple and diced it. I also opted for dry unsweetened shredded coconut for an extra layer of flavor and texture. Then pick the flavor of your ice cream – I chose Breyers®’ natural vanilla. I like Breyers® because they partner with American farmers for high-quality 100% Grade A milk and cream ingredients. 

You can also add garnishes to make your creamsicle cups fancier once you have all your ingredients handy. I chose pineapple wedges, more shredded coconut, maraschino cherries, and cocktail umbrellas. After all, this is a treat for Mother’s Day. 

Assemble your “deconstructed” tropical creamsicle in layers: pineapples, piña colada raspado, shredded coconut, vanilla ice cream, and coconut cream raspado, and continue until your glass is full. Then add more ice cream and garnish with a pineapple wedge, shredded coconut, a maraschino cherry, and a cocktail umbrella.

Tropical Creamsicle Cups Recipe

Tropical Creamsicle cups
5 from 20 votes

Tropical Creamsicle Cups

These Tropical Creamsicle cups are inspired but the creamsicles and the snowballs of my childhood. They are so easy-to-make that even the little ones can put them together to surprise theris moms in this coming Mother's Day. They are a delicious and refreshing treat to be served as dessert or to enjoy during the hot summer days.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 259kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Breyers Natural Vanilla ice cream
  • 1 piña colada Sabrosa Raspado cup
  • 1 coconut cream Sabrosa Raspado cup
  • 1 cup pineapple diced
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 4 maraschino cherries

Instructions

  • Assemble each cup by adding layers of pineapple pineapples, piña colada raspado, shredded coconut, vanilla ice cream, and coconut cream raspado, and continue until the cups are full.
  • Finish with ice cream, and garnish with a pineapple wedge, shredded coconut, a maraschino cherry, and a cocktail umbrella.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Tropical Creamsicle Cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 259 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 64mg3%
Potassium 256mg7%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 337IU7%
Vitamin C 20mg24%
Calcium 106mg11%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Desserts, Ice Cream, Snacks
Keyword: 5-minute dessert, ice cream dessert, piña colada creamsicle cups, Tropical Creamsicle Cups
Author: Enri

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