Pineapple Banana Popsicles

Hi Everyone,

Now that it feels like summer, I thought it would be a great time to pull out the Popsicle mold.  I love Popsicles!  I thought it would be a bit healthier making my own, rather than buying them and besides I think there fun to make.  Plus it’s so quick and easy.  The hardest part is waiting for them to freeze.  For today’s Popsicle I made Pineapple Banana Popsicles.

Pineapple Banana Popsicles

These Popsicle’s tastes so delicious!  It’s rich and creamy and tastes like a pina colada without the rum.  I made it with frozen pineapple, and a fresh banana and coconut milk.  Of course to give it a tropical taste I also added a little bit of coconut extract.  It truly tastes like a decant treat.

Pineapple Banana Popsicles

The banana gives it such a nice creamy texture and for some odd reason when you add coconut extract the banana flavor kind of goes away and your left with a true coconut flavor.  The pineapple notes really shine though nicely.  I would have liked to have made this with fresh pineapple, but I didn’t have any on hand. If you have fresh pineapple, use it in this recipe.

Pineapple Banana Popsicles

Pineapple Banana Popsicles
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 6 - 2oz Popsicles
  • Serving size: 1 popsicle
  • Calories: 35
  • Carbohydrates: 7.5
  • Sugar: 4.6
  • Sodium: 1.9
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: .04
  • Cholesterol: 0
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Naturally sweet, healthy, creamy Popsicle made with pineapple, fresh banana and coconut milk.
  • 1 cup pineapple, frozen
  • 1 medium (7" to 7-7/8" long) banana, fresh
  • 1 cup coconut milk, unsweetened from carton
  • 1 tsp. coconut extract
  1. in a blender add all the ingredients and process until combined. Pour into Popsicle molds. Place in the freezer until completely frozen, about 2 - 4 hours.
  2. Run warm water under on the Popsicle mold and carefully remove the Popsicle.
I used 2 oz popsicle molds; 12 oz total. You can also use a plastic cup, pour the mixture into the cup top the cup with aluminum foil and poke a hole in the center and add a popsicle stick or a straw. Note the straw will go limp when eating it, but it does work.

Do not use coconut milk from a can.

Pineapple Banana Popsicles

Each Popsicle are only 35 calories each.  You can not beat that.  A perfect treat for kids.  For adults, add a pinch of rum and you have a perfect poolside Popsicle.

I bought my Popsicle mold at Cost Plus World Market.  As I stated in the recipe, you can also use a plastic cup, and pour the mixture into the cup, top with aluminium foil or plastic wrap and poke a hole in the center and place the Popsicle stick in the hole.  Just be careful that it doesn’t tip over in the freezer.




Pineapple Banana Popsicles


  1. http://Elle says

    Hi – why can’t you use canned coconut milk? Thanks!

    • Hi Elle, I think canned coconut will make it greasy, but will add great flavor, but also canned coconut has more fat and is high in calories. If you try it, let me know how it turns out.

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