Chocolate Mocha and Vanilla Cinnamon Ice Pops

Serves 6

10 Minute Prep Time

By Vega on August 18, 2016 , categorized in Dessert, Snacks

Kick back on the porch/couch/floor with one (or three) of these ice pops and go to your happy place with these decadent treats. With a cashew and coconut base, these ice pops will be a sweet freezer staple all summer long.

These ice pops were created by chef Gwendolyn Mathers of Plant Food + Wine in Venice CA and used at a Vega event there. Designed as a communal gathering place, Plant Food + Wine offers a unique experience around delicious, health-conscious food. Open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, Plant Food + Wine presents an innovative approach to plant-based cuisine through an evolving menu guided by locally-sourced ingredients.

About Gwendolyn

Gwendolyn Mathers is a Los Angeles-based vegan chef, currently delighting guests as the Pastry Chef of Matthew Kenney’s Plant Food + Wine in Venice, CA. Gwendolyn is from Hawaii and has been promoting plant-based cuisine professionally for over 10-years. Her culinary career has ranged from teaching cooking classes and working on corporate recipe development to catering and more recently creating beautiful and delicious vegan wedding cakes.

Ingredients

  • Chocolate Mocha Ice Pops
  • 150g/5.3oz cashews, soaked and drained
  • 120g/4.2oz fresh coconut meat
  • 2 cups Silk ® Unsweetened Almondmilk
  • ¼ cup agave syrup
  • ½ cup strong coffee
  • 1 tsp cocoa or cacao powder
  • 1 serving Vega Sport Performance Protein (28.9oz) Mocha
  • Vanilla Cinnamon Ice Pops
  • 150g/5.3oz cashews, soaked and drained
  • 120g/4.2oz coconut meat
  • 2 cups Silk® Unsweetened Almondmilk
  • ½ cup agave syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 whole vanilla bean
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 serving Vega Sport Performance Protein (29.2oz) Vanilla

Preparation

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

  2. Pour into pop mold.

  3. Freeze for a minimum of 4 hours (overnight is ideal) and enjoy!

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