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Fig Fudge Popsicles with White Chocolate Drizzle and Crushed Pistachios

Fig Fudge Popsicles with White Chocolate Drizzle and Pistachios

These fig fudge popsicles with white chocolate drizzle and chopped pistachios are a sweet and tasty way to enjoy the remaining days of summer.
Yield: makes 10 popsicles
Prep Time: 15 mins
Freeze Time: 4 hrs
Total Time: 4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fudge pops, fig chocolate bars, frozen fudge bars, chocolate popsicles
Servings: 10 ice pops
Author: Maryanne Cabrera

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cup whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ½ cup dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 6 fresh figs, sliced thin
  • melted white chocolate, as needed for drizzling
  • chopped pistachios, to garnish

Instructions

  • In a heavy bottomed sauce pot, whisk together milk, cream, and sifted cornstarch. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add cocoa powder, sugar, and salt. Whisk until cocoa powder has dissolved.
  • Place chopped chocolate in a large bowl. Pour hot liquid mixture over chocolate. Let sit for a few minutes to allow chocolate to melt. Mix until chocolate has melted. Let mixture sit for 5 minutes to cool.
  • Place sliced figs in popsicle molds. Use chopsticks or the back of a spoon to press the figs to the sides of the mold.
  • Gently pour chocolate mixture into popsicle molds. Insert wooden sticks into molds and freeze for at least 4 hours until fudge popsicles are solid.
  • Drizzle melted white chocolate over frozen fudge popsicles. Top with chopped pistachios. Enjoy immediately!

Notes

Equipement Notes:

I use this popsicles mold from Amazon. 

Storage:

  • Individually wrap frozen pops in plastic wrap and keep in an airtight container for up to two weeks.
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