We’ve been making my dairy-free Creamsicles every day because they’re so refreshing! The boys love the creamy orange flavor of these amazing paleo popsicles, and I’m thrilled that we can throw them together so quickly. All you need to make to make dairy-free Creamsicles is 6 healthy ingredients! This recipe calls for coconut milk, orange juice, lemon juice, orange extract, vanilla stevia, and powdered lecithin.
I use fresh squeezed lemon juice in this low-carb Creamsicle recipe to reduce the amount of sugar, while retaining the zingy citrus flavor. The orange juice that I use in this recipe is also fresh squeezed. I don’t think this low-carb popsicle recipe will taste all that great with store bought juices from concentrate, so keep that in mind.
Some of you may be wondering why I use lecithin in this recipe. First, lecithin is a wonderfully healthy fat and fantastic dietary supplement for the keto diet. Second, it has an incredibly rich creamy flavor. Finally, lecithin keeps the ingredients in this recipe from curdling and separating. Please note, I use powdered lecithin in this recipe.
I tested this low-carb Creamsicle recipe more than a dozen times using the ingredients above to get it just right. I’m not sure if it will work without any of the ingredients above, with other ingredients, or with various substitutions. The only way to know if replacing one ingredient with another will work is to test the recipe using the ingredients of your choice. If you do, please leave a comment so that others can benefit from your experiments!
Here are links to my other paleo popsicle recipes!