Cherry Limeade Popsicles

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Cherry Lime Popsicles Kid-Friendly #recipe from @KatrinasKitchen

These two belong together. Any cherry limeade fans? I know you’re out there! Well I will admit that I’m a fan. It seems to be a complete waste if I go to Sonic and don’t end up ordering one. I would happily pass up ice cream for a cherry limeade.

Cherry Lime Popsicles Kid-Friendly #recipe from @KatrinasKitchen

As I bought the ingredients to make it at home it hit me that this is the perfect summer popsicle flavor! I wouldn’t even call this a recipe as much as a technique. You obviously know how to dump liquids into a container and put them in your freezer.

Cherry Lime Popsicles Kid-Friendly #recipe from @KatrinasKitchen

I grabbed some maraschino cherries, limes, limeade, and, gummy fruits. The gummies are completely optional but made for a fun little addition for the kiddos.

Cherry Lime Popsicles Kid-Friendly #recipe from @KatrinasKitchen

You plop a cherry into your popsicle mold first then give it a little squeeze of lime and a teaspoon of the cherry juice from the jar. You could do without the lime juice since you’ll be adding limeade but I wanted to be sure there was some pulp running throughout – we are making this up as we go. Do whatever you want; I am not the popsicle police. In goes the gummy lime then fill to the top with limeade. Freeze.

Cherry Lime Popsicles Kid-Friendly #recipe from @KatrinasKitchen

We had friends over and it was a big hit with all! The kids waited as patiently as 4-year-olds (and a 1 year-old) could while I snapped a few more pictures then it was finally time to dig in.

Cherry Lime Popsicles Kid-Friendly #recipe from @KatrinasKitchen

All that was left was crumbs…er, uh…drips

of cherry limeade-deliciousness.

Cherry Lime Popsicles Kid-Friendly #recipe from @KatrinasKitchen


Cherry Limeade Popsicles Recipe

Cherry Limeade Popsicles made with maraschino cherries, lime juice, and gummy candies


  • Maraschino cherries
  • Limes and/or limeade
  • Gummy fruits candies


  • You plop a cherry into your popsicle mold first then give it a little squeeze of lime and a teaspoon of the cherry juice from the jar. You could do without the lime juice since you'll be adding limeade but I wanted to be sure there was some pulp running throughout - we are making this up as we go. Do whatever you want; I am not the popsicle police.
  • In goes the gummy lime then fill to the top with limeade.
  • Freeze.
- Katrina

92 Responses to “Cherry Limeade Popsicles”

  1. #
    Deb — June 6, 2011 at 2:11 am

    Ooo, I'm a cherry lime fan! Maraschino cherries are the only ones I can eat (I'm allergic to a lot of fresh fruits when they haven't been cooked, preserved, etc.), so it'd work for me. They look so pretty and juicy and yes, perfect for summer! The gummy fruits are an awesome touch. And how cool would it be to make these into ice cubes for a pitcher or punch bowl?? 🙂


  2. #
    Jersey Girl Cooks — June 6, 2011 at 2:12 am

    Love this flavor combination and they are so cool looking!

  3. #
    Maria — June 6, 2011 at 2:20 am

    I love these! So fun!

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    KatrinasKitchen — June 6, 2011 at 2:23 am

    Ooh! I like the idea of turning these into ice cubes! 🙂 And yes the kids LOVED the gummies LOL

  5. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 6, 2011 at 2:24 am

    Thanks! When I was pregnant I only wanted sour fruity things. This was a must!

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    Sandras Easy Cooking — June 6, 2011 at 2:35 am

    :))) this is so cute! We made something similar whole last week, but you took these to whole another level! Wonderful, colorful, delicious!!!! thumps up!!! I love it!

  7. #
    Wendy Irene — June 6, 2011 at 2:44 am

    Awe! What adorable children <3

  8. #
    Erin — June 6, 2011 at 3:20 am

    What a great idea! I have made popsicles before, but it is frozen Kol-Aid 🙂 This is awesome!

  9. #
    Eliot — June 6, 2011 at 3:28 am

    What beautiful pics. I MUST make these for the nephews this July 4.

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    The Harried Cook — June 6, 2011 at 3:50 am

    What a fabulous idea, Katrina 🙂 Love it! Will have to make these soon with this heat we've been having! Love the pictures of the kids 🙂 They're adorable! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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    Angie's Recipes — June 6, 2011 at 4:02 am

    This is so summery and good!

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    weekendgourmet — June 6, 2011 at 4:50 am

    Gosh…these are so PRETTY! And they'd be so refreshing for a summer day…I might add a splash of tequila for the grown-ups too :)!

  13. #
    Food Glorious Food — June 6, 2011 at 8:16 am

    I am definitely a fan! It's a better alternative to ice cream.. these I can have more!

  14. #
    Maris — June 6, 2011 at 8:37 am

    I sure amn a fan now of cherry lime! these pictures are fantastic!

  15. #
    Belinda @zomppa — June 6, 2011 at 11:21 am

    I'm a fan! I'm a fan! I'm a HUGE fan of these!

  16. #
    Carolyn — June 6, 2011 at 11:51 am

    These are so, so, so fun! Great job.

  17. #
    Manu — June 6, 2011 at 11:58 am

    Hehehehe I can almost see the kids waiting "patiently" for you to take the pictures!!! hehehe That thought put a smile on my face… I know how my girls wait "patiently"… hahahaha 😉

    These popsicles look delicious and lots of fun! I wish it was summer here to try them straightaway!!!!

  18. #
    Eftychia — June 6, 2011 at 12:45 pm

    Simply delicious! Thanks for sharing!

  19. #
    Brandie — June 6, 2011 at 1:02 pm

    Genius!! I could just hug you for using Simply Limeade. I love that stuff and sometimes add the maraschino cherry juice to it. I never thought of a popsicle. You scme up with the best ieas! This so easy to make and such a great treat for me, um, I mean the kiddos.

  20. #
    kitchenarian — June 6, 2011 at 1:03 pm

    I love these. I love the addition of the candied fruit. What a fun summer treat for the young and the young at heart!

  21. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 6, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    Thanks Brandie! It just kind of hit me when I was at the store. And I just put in a second batch today for me…I mean the kids! 🙂 ♥- K

  22. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 6, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    The gummies were fun to chew on with all of the cherry limeade yumminess frozen around it!

  23. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 6, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    Yes – I'm glad you got that visual! Probably the most challenging photo shoot I've had to date! lol

  24. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 6, 2011 at 1:25 pm

    Thanks! I had no idea what was going to come out. I had to shoot them pretty fast with the kids jumping up and down all around me! lol

  25. #
    Jill Colonna — June 6, 2011 at 1:35 pm

    cherry limeade? This is a new one for me and a completely brilllliant idea, Katrina! Way to go, girrrrl.

  26. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 6, 2011 at 1:36 pm

    Ha ha! Thanks!

  27. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 6, 2011 at 1:49 pm

    Thanks! It was so easy to make! Send me a pic if you do – I'd love to see your creation!

  28. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 6, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    Thanks 🙂

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    KatrinasKitchen — June 6, 2011 at 1:58 pm


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    Angela — June 6, 2011 at 2:00 pm

    There's a part of me that believes Sonic makes better cherry limeades in the summer. These popsicles are so beautiful and make me cooler just looking at them. I just ran across our popsicle molds in the cabinet and almost tossed them. So glad I'm seeing your post now so we can give this a try. Your kiddos are good sports :]

  31. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 6, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    Also I wanted to tell you that I've tried to comment on your brownies and now your yummy fish recipe – but Blogger is preventing me 🙁 Just wanted you to know that I am dropping by even though I can't comment.

  32. #
    freshandfoodie — June 6, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    I love these with the little gummies inside! My mom used to make popsicles for me when I was a kid, but they never looked this good! 🙂

  33. #
    Shawn — June 6, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    I'm a Sonic's cherry limeade fan too! Your pops are adorable…I especially love the addition of the gummies 🙂

  34. #
    Parsley Sage — June 6, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    Wonderful summer treat! I haven't been to a Sonic for about 15 years…but i ALWAYS got a cherry limeade when I used to go. So good. These popsicles are genius 🙂

  35. #
    Nami — June 6, 2011 at 4:23 pm

    Awww look at these happy kids! I love how they are eating in these pictures. hehehee. The see-through Popsicle are so cute with cherry and gummies. I never tried cherry + limeade combo but it sounds good. You always make good stuff. Kids must be so happy!

  36. #
    elisabeth — June 6, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    These colorful and yummy popsicles would be a welcome at kids' parties…LOL…they would not want to eat anything else, once they see these amazing popsicles.
    Great summer treat for kids, and adults, as well:DDD

  37. #
    Baked by Rachel — June 6, 2011 at 5:51 pm

    You're always coming up with something new and fun – love it! 🙂

  38. #
    bakingserendipity — June 6, 2011 at 6:07 pm

    The gummies in these are awesome! I love cherry limemades…in popsicle form would be even better 🙂

  39. #
    shabs — June 6, 2011 at 6:48 pm

    Cool idea , love it , Katrina . Hahahah , what you said about the kids waiting patiently till a pic is taken is so true , it happens all the time with my kids 😀

  40. #
    Amanda — June 6, 2011 at 8:44 pm

    Those are super cute! Well done!

  41. #
    chefpandita — June 6, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    These are adorable! Love the bright colors, such a fun treat 😀

  42. #
    val — June 6, 2011 at 10:14 pm

    I love these images!

  43. #
    Gourmet Fashion — June 6, 2011 at 11:16 pm

    These popsicles look so pretty … I think that they would be a hit with even the not so young – hey I see you have your wonderful comments working.

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    [email protected] Sunday — June 6, 2011 at 11:35 pm

    seriously? these are soo adorable! i love the gummies in them!

  45. #
    Bake Your Day — June 6, 2011 at 11:42 pm

    These pics are so fun Katrina, I really love the colors, great ideas!!

  46. #
    redkathy — June 7, 2011 at 12:16 am

    Mom I want one!! Those popsicles look soooo refreshing!!

  47. #
    Ryan — June 7, 2011 at 12:18 am

    Beautiful photos! I absolutely love cherry limeades and that's such a great idea to make your own! Perfect for summer!!

  48. #
    Tina @flourtrader — June 7, 2011 at 12:53 am

    Very refreshing. Cherry and limes are a wonderful combination and popsicles are great for the kids this summer. Thanks for posting!

  49. #
    Taking On Magazines — June 7, 2011 at 1:07 am

    How awesome is this! I look forward to making these for Dudette. She's especially going to love those lime gummies (if I can resist eating them all first!).

  50. #
    caroline — June 7, 2011 at 6:40 am

    These popsicles look fantastic! I love that you included full lime slices and cherries in them. Looks like they were a huge hit with the kids. 🙂

  51. #
    [email protected] — June 7, 2011 at 10:23 am

    Aww, the kids are so cute! I bet they loved the gummies.

  52. #
    Lauren @ KeepItSweet — June 7, 2011 at 10:24 am

    These are adorable with the gummies inside! What a wonderful refreshing flavor for summer!

  53. #
    Ma What's For Dinner — June 7, 2011 at 1:17 pm

    Oh my kids are going to LOVE these. I can't wait to make them with them!!! It's my first time here…thanks so much for the inspiration! I'll be back soon for sure.

    Lots of yummy love,
    Alex aka Ma, What's For Dinner

  54. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 2:00 pm

    You and all of your yummy flavor mac combinations! Okay it's on- I challenge you to a cherry limeade mac!! 😀

  55. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 2:01 pm

    I feel the same way about the popsicle molds! But I have become so overtaken by these that I actually went out and bought another set so we could have a bunch of homemade popsicles lined up in the freezer!

  56. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    Oh you will love this combo! Sweet with a little kicj of sour! It's delicious!!

  57. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    Thanks! I just put 6 more in the freezer!! 🙂 So easy and good!

  58. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 2:12 pm

    Thanks! The gummy addition was fun and yummy! Hey, when I click on your name it doesn't take me to your blog 🙁

  59. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 2:13 pm

    Yes the kids were going bonkers! Well, my kiddo us used to waiting but the others were like, what is this crazy lady doing taking pictures of food?!

  60. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 2:27 pm

    Thansks! 🙂

  61. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 2:33 pm

    Thanks! I thought they were summery. Oh you must try this – so easy and tasty!

  62. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    I just put another batch of 6 in the freezer. So easy and no mystery ingerdients. 🙂 (well, the gummies aren't exactly health food but it is just one little candy.) lol

  63. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 2:46 pm

    Thanks! The lighting was very shady that day but the kiddos were too darn cute not to include!

  64. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 2:47 pm

    I'm happy you stopped by! ♥- Katrina

  65. #
    jenn @ p&c — June 7, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    awwwwwww the kiddo shot is just the best! <3 They're digging in!!!! This sounds so easy and refreshing! I need popsicle trays now! <3

    Jenn @ <a href="">Peas & Crayons

  66. #
    Sue — June 7, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    Leave it to you to make popsicles even more fun! Bring on the summer!

  67. #
    thoma — June 7, 2011 at 6:30 pm

    my God Katrina i'm speechless…was it the same thing i said for your previous post too?? i really don remember ;P

    summers from you can really be spell binding!!!

  68. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 6:53 pm

    Ha ha! Sue you crack me up!

  69. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 6:58 pm

    You're too generous!

  70. #
    [email protected] — June 7, 2011 at 8:08 pm

    It's 98 degrees out there today…I would LOVE to have one of your popsicles! Where did you get those popsicle holders?! I love them!!

  71. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 7, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    Wal-Mart!! I just went back and got more!

  72. #
    Carrie Pure & Yummy — June 7, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    It looks and sounds like your kids loved these. My kids love any home made frozen treat. We are planning to go to Sonic tonight, I think I am going to have to get a cherry limeade now! 🙂

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    kankana — June 7, 2011 at 9:55 pm

    This looks like a great combination.. and color mix of red with green so Christmas 🙂

  74. #
    briarrose — June 8, 2011 at 12:51 am

    Ehehehe…adorable pics. I love this flavor and the gummy fruits are a total must. 😉 Must remember to get popsicle molds.

  75. #
    Shauna — June 8, 2011 at 3:45 am

    So fun! Great flavor combination and great photos, too!

  76. #
    [email protected] — June 8, 2011 at 3:45 am

    Those are some lucky kids Katrina! Those popsicles look like a summer dream come true! 🙂

  77. #
    RoxanaGreenGirl — June 8, 2011 at 5:25 am

    these would be a great hit at kids parties all summer long. Love cherry limeade too. mmm, refreshing.
    The kids are so adorable, aww

  78. #
    Joyti — June 8, 2011 at 10:34 am

    Such pretty popsicles! They sound absolutely delicious and so refreshing too.

  79. #
    blackbookkitchendiaries — June 8, 2011 at 11:30 am

    I just love the pretty colors!! and the photos are stunning! thank you for sharing this.

  80. #
    amanda @ fake ginger — June 8, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    Oh my gosh, I looooooove those! You totally had me fooled with those gummy limes – I thought they were the real thing. I need to hunt down some popsicle molds so I can try these.

  81. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 8, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    This was my first summer actually using them…and now I'm hooked! I may never buy a popsicle again!

  82. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 8, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    Thanks! They were so very fun to make…and I've made them 3 times this week! lol We keep having friends over and it is such a nice/easy treat for the kids (and the adults polished off a few too!)

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    KatrinasKitchen — June 8, 2011 at 1:38 pm


  84. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 8, 2011 at 1:44 pm

    Thanks! And thanks for stopping by! Your blog is beautiful! I enjoyed my visit 🙂

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    KatrinasKitchen — June 8, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    LOL! I didn't think the kiddos would like a "real" lime slice so it just hit me to go with the gummies. They are so good I made a lemonade batch with gummies too! 🙂

  86. #
    Desi — June 8, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    Those sure are adorable! I am passing the Versatile Blogger Award on to you! Check out my post and pick up your badge 🙂

  87. #
    Jennifer — June 8, 2011 at 6:32 pm

    This is awesome! Definitely will be making an appearance at a summer playdate this year!

  88. #
    KatrinasKitchen — June 8, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    Thank you so much! I'm honored!

  89. #
    Jill @ Dulce Dough — June 9, 2011 at 1:09 am

    These look so refreshing! I love those popsicle holders!

  90. #
    Evan @swEEts — June 10, 2011 at 6:51 pm

    I need a Popsicle maker asap! I love cherry limeades..they're my favorite thing to get at Sonic 🙂 and I love the addition of the little fruit gummies!

  91. #
    Natasha — June 13, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    They look delicious. I also love the colour and the unique look the fruit pieces give the popsicles. My son would love them!

  92. #
    shelly-cookies&cups — July 9, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    what a fun idea!!

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