Sweet Corn and Basil Yogurt Pops

Treat your family to these delicious frozen pops made using sweet corn, basil and Yoplait® Original plain yogurt – a perfect Mexican dessert.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 9 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2
ears fresh sweet corn, husks removed, cleaned
1
cup half-and-half
1/2
cup sugar
1
cup Yoplait® Original plain yogurt
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
8
ice pop molds or paper cups (3-oz size) and craft sticks (flat wooden sticks with round ends)
  • 1 Cut corn from cobs to equal 1 cup; cut cobs in half. In 4-quart saucepan, mix corn kernels, corn cobs, half-and-half and sugar. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 1 hour.
  • 2 Discard corn cobs. In blender, place corn mixture. Cover; blend on medium-high speed about 1 minute or until smooth. Press mixture through strainer into large bowl. Stir in yogurt and basil.
  • 3 Divide mixture evenly among ice pop molds. (If using paper cups, pour mixture into cups and cover with foil. With knife, make small slit in center of foil and slide craft stick through hole.) Freeze 8 hours or until firm. To serve, remove pops from molds or peel off paper cups.

Expert Tips

Inspired by the popular Mexican treat, sweet corn ice cream, these pops rely on fresh corn and basil for their divine flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
129
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
38mg
38%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.