Paletas de Aguacate (Avocado Ice Pops)

Paletas de Aguacate (Avocado Ice Pops)

  • Preparation 15 min
  • Freezing 6 h
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 8

The avocado is believed to have originated in Mexico, so it’s no wonder it appears on menus far and wide. Though mostly used in savoury dishes, this mellow, rich fruit lends itself naturally to sweet concoctions, too. Proof? Our paletas (a.k.a. ice pops) are a simple delight made by mixing the avocado’s luscious green flesh in a blender with sweetened condensed milk and sugar. A couple of hours in the freezer and you’ve got a refreshingly creamy treat that shines extra bright with a squeeze of lime just before the first lick.

Featured in RICARDO Magazine (SUMMER 2016)



    • 1 avocado, cut into large pieces
    • 1 cup (250 ml) water
    • 2/3 cup (150 ml) evaporated milk
    • 1/3 cup (75 ml) sweetened condensed milk
    • ¼ cup (55 g) sugar
    • 2 limes, cut into wedges


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