The summer heat is here to stay, so why not cool down with an ice cold popsicle filled with dairy goodness? Mascarpone and ricotta cheese blended together with sweet honey, cocoa and raspberries provide a sweet twist on a summertime favorite. These chocolate-raspberry swirled popsicles are filled with bone-building calcium and strength-defining protein that make this sweet indulgence equally wholesome.

Cheesemonger Tip

Try a whole milk ricotta cheese when making these popsicles; the higher fat content and richer, creamier texture is a great choice for freezing.  

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Cheese. Photo courtesy of Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin.

Ice Cream

Chocolate-Raspberry Swirled Popsicles

Wisconsin Cheese
The summer heat is here to stay, so why not cool down with an ice cold popsicle filled with dairy goodness?
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Prep Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 12 servings
Calories 153 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 6 oz fresh raspberries one container
  • 3/4 cup Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone cheese 6 ounces
  • 3/4 cup Clock Shadow Creamery Ricotta cheese 6 ounces
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • 4 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 10-12 Popsicle molds or disposable cups and Popsicle sticks

Instructions
 

  • Gently crush raspberries with back of spoon in a bowl; set aside.
  • Place the mascarpone, ricotta, milk, sugar, honey and vanilla bean paste into a blender; cover and process until mixture is combined. Divide mascarpone mixture evenly into two bowls. Stir cocoa into one bowl. Fold raspberries into the other bowl.
  • Fill molds or disposable cups alternating layers of chocolate and raspberry mixtures. Place holder or cover with foil; insert Popsicle sticks. Freeze for at least 6 hours or overnight

Notes

CHEESE

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Mascarpone or Ricotta can be used in this recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 153kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 4gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 29mgPotassium: 97mgFiber: 2gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 303IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 83mgIron: 0.4mg
Keyword cheese, honey, Mascarpone cheese, raspberries, ricotta cheese, sweetened condensed milk
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