One of my favorite summertime activities is to visit the neighborhood pool with my family. We have multiple food allergies, so it can be difficult to find something safe to eat at the snack bar, especially when it comes to frozen treats. I started making these Sunbutter Elvis Popsicles a couple of summers ago, and my son always asks me to make a batch at the first hint of summer weather. Why are they called “Elvis” popsicles? Turns out The King’s favorite flavor combination was bananas, chocolate and peanut butter. This fudgy popsicle captures the flavor profile that stole Elvis’s heart, but is safe for those of us with nut allergies, substituting Sunbutter for peanut butter.
I filmed an Instagram reel of myself making these popsicles, so visit my page to watch it!
Interested in more refreshing Octofree frozen treats? Try my recipes for Two-Bite Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches or Dairy-Free Mango Lassis.
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- 3 frozen bananas (to freeze: peel yellow (not brown) bananas and freeze in a freezer-safe bag or container, removing as much air as possible, for at least 8 hours before use)
- ½ cup Sunbutter (check for your allergens)
- ¼ cup oat milk; I use gluten-free Oatly
- ¼ cup honey or agave nectar
- ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder or cacao powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- Place all ingredients into your Vitamix or blender in the order they’re listed above.
- Secure lid and place plunger in opening.
- Set blender to “puree,” then hit start, using the plunger to push the ingredients down into the blades.
- Allow blender to run until the mixture runs smoothly through the blades and there are no visible large chunks of banana.
- Turn off blender, then scoop equal amounts of mixture into popsicle molds.
- Place mold lids and sticks on top, secure, wipe up any overspill and freeze for at least 8 hours (they’ll stay fresh in the freezer for up to 3 months.)
- When you’re ready to enjoy a popsicle, remove it from the freezer and run the plastic mold under warm water for approximately 30 seconds to loosen the popsicle from the mold.
- Pop it out and enjoy!