Kick-off to Summer with Sweet Treats from La Lechera

Tuesday 23rd, May 2017 / 12:49 Written by
Kick-off to Summer with Sweet Treats from La Lechera

Kick-off to Summer this Memorial Day from La Lechera

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial kick-off to summer. With family gatherings and grilling season around the corner, it’s the perfect time to surprise your family and friends with fresh summer treats. Nestle la Lechera would like to share some summer-inspired desserts for your readers to include in their Memorial Day weekend menu.

 

Whether you opt for coconut and mixed berries popsicles, lemon pie popsicles, or fresh watermelon slices topped with La Lechera, one thing’s for sure – everyone will be begging for seconds.

Coconut and Mixed Berries Popsicles

30 minutes to prepare

0 minutes cooking time
240 minutes standing time
270 minutes total
Servings: 10 popsicles

Ingredients
1 cup of lite coconut milk
2 tablespoons of chia seeds
1/3 cup of NESTLE LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk
2 cups whole mixed berries, rinsed and coarsely pureed or mashed

Directions
COMBINE coconut milk and chia seeds in a bowl; stir well. Allow mixture to sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes, stirring halfway through, or until chia seeds expand.

STIR in sweetened condensed milk. Divide mixture between 10 ice pop molds (1/3 cup volume).

TOP evenly with pureed berries. With ice pop stick, lightly swirl mixture.

INSERT sticks; cover and freeze for 4 hours or until solid.

Lemon Pie Popsicles

kick-off to summer

15 minutes to prepare
0 minutes cooking time
180 minutes standing time
195 minutes total
Servings: 10 popsicles

Ingredients
2/3 cup of NESTLE LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 cup of lite coconut milk
1 cup of fresh lemon juice
1 grated lemon peel
10 Maria cookies; crushed

Directions

WHISK together sweetened condensed milk, coconut milk, lemon juice and lemon peel in large bowl until combined.

POUR about 1/3 cup mixture into 10 ice pop molds

INSERT sticks and freeze for several hours or overnight until solid.

TO SERVE, remove from molds. Roll ice pops in crushed cookies.

Sliced Watermelon with Sweetened Condensed Milk Drizzle

kick-off to summer

5 minutes to prepare
0 minutes cooking time
0 minutes standing time
5 minutes total
Servings: 2 servings

Ingredients
1-inch-thick round slice of watermelon
Lime juice
1 tablespoon NESTLE LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk (squeezable bottle)
1 tablespoon toasted shredded coconut

Directions
SQUEEZE watermelon with a little lime juice. Drizzle with sweetened condensed milk; sprinkle with coconut. Slice into wedges.

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