Cherries n’ Cream Mojito Pops


Are you ready to rocket into the weekend? These cherry mojito pops are a surprisingly nutritious treat, and were originally created by registered dietitian Matt Kadey. The recipe reminds me of the Vegan Froyo Popsicles at Allergylicious, but it’s fueled by a different fruit. These pops are packed with potent tart cherry juice, which can replenish and aid muscle recovery after summer activities. Each bite also offers a good dose of tummy-taming mint and dairy-free yogurt. Adults can enjoy the little spike of rum, which prevents overly icy pops. However, virgin cherry mojito pops are a tasty and healthy option for kids, too.


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Special Diet Notes: Cherry Mojito Pops

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, optionally soy-free, optionally vegan, plant-based, vegetarian, optionally paleo, and top food allergy-friendly.

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Cherries 'n Cream Mojito Pops
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Serves: 6 servings
  • 1¼ cups plain dairy-free Greek yogurt or ¾ cup dairy-free yogurt + ½ cup full-fat coconut milk or coconut cream
  • 2 tablespoons honey (sub agave nectar for vegan)
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1¼ cups Montmorency tart cherry juice
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons light rum (optional)
  1. Stir together the yogurt or yogurt and coconut cream, honey and lime zest. In a separate bowl, stir together the tart cherry juice, lime juice, mint and rum, if using.
  2. Spoon two alternate layers of the yogurt and cherry mixtures into each mold.
  3. Insert the sticks into molds and freeze until solid, about 6 hours.
  4. To unmold pops, run mold under warm water for a few seconds, being careful not to thaw pops. Store in the freezer for up to 2 months.

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.


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