I always have a batch of lollies for Funnyman in the freezer (they usually take me less than 10 minutes to make once a week). He loves them as after-dinner treats, and enjoying them most nights has never knocked him out of ketosis. This time, I decided to go back to basics with a simple vanilla-cream. He was not disappointed. Unlike the majority of the other lolly recipes on this site, here I used mostly double cream and only a dash of Greek yogurt for some acidity. I scraped the seeds from a good quality Madagascan vanilla pod (hence the name), but if you are on a tighter budget, you can get away with two teaspoons of vanilla essence you probably already available in your pantry. (Just be sure to check the labels: vanilla paste contains sugar)…
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Carbs 2.6g | Fat 42g | Protein 3.1g
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Madagascan Vanilla Cream Lollies (Low-carb)
- 450 g (15.9 oz) double cream
- 120 g (4.2 oz) full-fat Greek yogurt
- 40 g (1.4 oz) Swerve® sweetener, confectioners
- 1 large Madagascan vanilla bean pod
- Combine the cream, yogurt and Swerve® confectioner’s sweetener in a large bowl.
- Slice the vanilla pod in half lengthwise. Open up the pod and use the back of a knife to scrape out all the seeds. Add the seeds to the cream mixture and whisk very well until the mixture is full combined. I would advise whisking to at least soft peaks as you don't want the seeds to sink to the bottom of the lolly moulds.
- Pour the mixture into 6 ice lolly moulds (100ml / 3.4 fl. oz) in capacity. Click the lid/stick in place of each one, and place in the freezer overnight.
- Transfer the popsicles to the fridge 30 minutes before eating or simply run hot water on the outside of the mould to make it easier to slide out.
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Calories 397Kcal / 1661kJ
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