Shake Off the Heat With 6 Frozen Treat Recipes

Shake Off The Heat With 6 Frozen Treat Recipes

As the weather gets warmer, what can be better than sinking your teeth into a refreshingly cool treat? Here are six simple home recipes to try out!

Feelin’ Zesty?

When life gives you lemons, make lemon yogurt popsicles. Heat a quarter cup of lemon juice in a pan, dissolve three tablespoons of sugar into it and whip in vanilla or plain yogurt. Pour the creamy mixture into popsicle molds and pop them into the freezer for two hours. Ta-da, a refreshing treat to beat the heat!

Go Bananas

Does your family have a sweet tooth? Then they will go bananas over this frozen banana peanut butter ice cream sandwich recipe! Slice up three bananas and freeze them. Remove after two hours and blend them until they form a creamy-smooth mixture. Add in a dollop of peanut butter, spread between two oatmeal cookies and sink your teeth into this nutty goodness.

Bananas

Loco For Coco

Light up your senses with this summertime favourite — toasted coconut frozen yogurt! Whisk whipping cream, yogurt and granulated sugar in a chilled bowl and freeze overnight. Just before the mixture sets, heat the oven to 350°F and bake crushed coconut for 7–8 minutes. Remove from oven when it turns golden brown and sprinkle over your yogurt!

Coco

Lost in the Tropics

Be whisked away to a tropical island with a cup of mango and passion fruit smoothie. Simply whizz 400g of mangoes, mango yoghurt and 250ml of skimmed milk in a blender until smooth. Squeeze one lime into the blend. Freeze for an hour and scoop in some passion fruit pulp before serving.

Lost in the Tropics

Durian Lingers

For a taste that is undeniably Asian, try out this durian pudding recipe. Blend 100g of durian into a fine paste and stir in some fresh milk. Then heat up 50ml of hot water and melt in some sugar and gelatine. Sieve the gelatine over the durian mixture and blend well. Refrigerate the mixture for at least six hours before indulging in this cold eastern delight.

Durian Lingers

Blitzed Berries

Shake up your salad lunches with some strawberry vinaigrette, rich in Vitamin C. Blend 230g of frozen strawberries, two tablespoons of honey, apple cider vinegar and olive oil. Then throw in a quarter teaspoon of salt and ground black pepper and blend until smooth. Drizzle this frozen strawberry vinaigrette over your salad for a delicious fizzle. And if this dish, or any others, make your teeth tingle just a tad too much, there’s a toothpaste that can help. Use Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief regularly, and lasting relief will mean you can enjoy whatever iced treat you want.

Blitzed Berries

This article is intended to promote understanding of and knowledge about general oral health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your dentist or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.

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