Happy Memorial Day Weekend! I know I am not alone when I say that Memorial Day weekend is one of my absolute favorite times of year ever. It means summer is coming with warm nights, fun in the sun and water, lots of grilling, and if you are east of the Mississippi the arrival of lightning bugs.
Teachers and kids have an extra bonus this weekend b/c it means school is out or almost out. For every other working adult (not in retail, sorry guys) it means a glorious 3 day weekend.
Memorial Day and summertime is pretty much the best.
Here in Arizona it gets downright blazing hot in the summer. We eat a lot of juice pops, popsicles, and fudgesicles to make everything a little better aka bearable.
I am sure we are not alone in the love for all things ____sicle related.
My mother in-law gave me these old Tupperware popsicle molds. These molds are old school, one could even say vintage. However, as I stated on my Instagram account, Tupperware lasts forever! I'm pretty sure you can will Tupperware items.
With these awesome popsicle molds in my hands and the weather already hitting 100 degrees I knew fudgesicles were needing to be made quickly.
According to my husband, who doesn't love chocolate and either does my mother in-law, these molds have never had chocolate in them. I say they have been deprived for far too long, and I am happy to help them feel the love of chocolate with these creamy and super simple 4 ingredient Fudgesicles.
Now, to be fair not everyone has old school popsicle molds, or molds in general. You can also use small 3 oz Dixie cups with popsicle sticks in the middle for the same homemade fudgesicle goodness.
With the unofficial start of summer this weekend, why not start it off right with these delicious and kid friendly (meaning they love them, but can help make them as well) treats.
Recipe: Alohamora and my MIL
Active Time: 10 minutes
Inactive Time: 3 hours
Servings: Vary on size, but 10-12 Tupperware molds
1 (3oz) pkg instant chocolate pudding
1/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. heavy whipping cream/half and half
2 c. milk
- In a medium to large bowl mix all the ingredients well using a whisk or fork. The mixture will thicken as you stir to remove the clumps. You can use any milk you want (skim to whole), but make sure to use cream or half and half b/c you need a little thicker cream in there for the texture and creaminess.
- Using a large spoon or a funnel pour the mixture into your molds or paper cups. I fill my molds almost to the top, but you need to make sure to leave a little room for expansion while freezing.
- Insert sticks into the molds or cups.
- Freeze the fudgesicles for 3 hours or until frozen.