October 10, 2013

Mint Chocolate Ice Cream BonBons

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Yield | 9 Mini Pops

INGREDIENTS
1 cup high quality mint chocolate ice cream
Zoku Quick Shell (recipe below)
5 Andes Mints; finely chopped

FOR THE QUICK SHELL
2/3 cup (4 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
1/3 cup (2 ½ oz) refined coconut oil 

MAKE THE MINI POP BASE
In a medium bowl, melt ice cream in the microwave at 50% power in 20 second increments until ice cream is melted, but not hot; stir until...

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August 29, 2013

Ice Cream Sundae Mini Pops

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Yield | 9 Mini Pops

INGREDIENTS
5 maraschino cherries; cut in half
1 cup high quality vanilla ice cream
Zoku Quick Shell (recipe below)
Sprinkles

FOR THE QUICK SHELL
2/3 cup (4 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
1/3 cup (2 ½ oz) refined coconut oil 

MAKE THE MINI POP BASE
In a medium bowl, melt ice cream in the microwave at 50% power in 20 second increments until ice cream is melted, but not hot; stir...

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June 27, 2013

Chocolate Salted Caramel Shake

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Serves 2

INGREDIENTS
1 cup high-quality chocolate ice cream
6 ounces half and half
3 tablespoons high-quality caramel sauce
1/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt

OPTIONAL GARNISH
whipped cream
chocolate covered pretzels
caramel sauce
sea salt

DIRECTIONS
Place all ingredients into a blender and purée on medium speed. Pour into the Slush and Shake Maker; stir until thick.

If desired, top shakes with...

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February 13, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day!

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These Valentine Quick Pops are a perfect dessert! Make them together for a romantically fun kitchen project. Happy Valentine’s Day from Zoku!

Makes 6 Pops

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE FUDGE BASE
1 cup (8 oz) water
2 oz semisweet chocolate
¼ cup Nutella*
pinch of salt
⅓ cup (2 ½ oz) 2% milk

FOR THE QUICK SHELL 
⅔ cup (4 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
⅓ cup (2 ½ oz) refined coconut oil 

FOR THE GARNISH
¼ cup toasted...

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September 26, 2011

Spicy Mexican Chocolate Paletas

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The Aztecs of ancient Mexico revered chocolate so much it was used as both food and currency. In Mexico today, chocolate can be found in large discs, and combines dark, bitter chocolate with sugar, cinnamon, and sometimes nuts. Combined with the creaminess of milk, Mexican chocolate will make an ice pop to win over anyone.

Makes 6 Paletas/Pops

INGREDIENTS
¼ cup pine nuts, roasted
1 Mexican...

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February 11, 2011

Chocolate Covered Valentine's Pops

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Makes 6 Pops

INGREDIENTS

For the Strawberry Base
6 ounces strawberries
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup low fat milk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 tablespoon granulated white sugar

For the heart accents
Using the heart stencil from the Zoku Tool Kit, cut out desired number of hearts from a thin slice of apple.

For the Quick Shell
2/3 (4oz) semisweet chocolate chips
1/3 cup (2 1/2 oz) refined coconut oil

M...

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