11 Fun Popsicle Molds That’ll Make Summer Super Sweet
You can savor summer's fruity goodness in ice pop form! Here are the best popsicle molds to make cool treats for hot days.
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Best Overall Popsicle Mold: Mini Factory Ice Pop Maker
This little popsicle mold is compact, light-weight and perfect for just about any type of ice pop you’re craving. Fill the four-pop tray with juice, fruit puree, yogurt, apple sauce, chopped fruit, milk or pudding…and then indulge. The sturdy design won’t tip over in the freezer, either. Try it with these popsicle recipes. (If you need a store-bought treat to tide you over while they freeze, check out the best popsicles you can buy.)
Best for a Classic Shape: Lebice Popsicle Molds
Want to design your own custom pops after you learn how to make popsicles? This six-mold set will help you out. It comes complete with traditional popsicle forms, a collapsible funnel and a cleaning brush. (We’ll be over here foraging the herb garden to make Strawberry-Rosemary Yogurt Pops.)
Best for a Party: Dino Popsicle Molds
Make it a Jurassic summer with these super fun dino-shaped popsicle molds. The set includes four different dinosaur shapes, and the sticks double as “fossils” waiting to be discovered as the treat is consumed. As if that weren’t din-o-mite enough, these molds also come in monster, penguin and zombie form.
Best for Kids: Zoku Polar Pop Molds
Your little explorers won’t be able to resist these polar explorer popsicle molds, and parents will love that they’re BPA-free and super easy to clean. You can brave new adventures together while snacking on homemade popsicles!
Best for Plastic-Free Chefs: Stainless Steel Ice Cream Molds
Looking to up your popsicle game? Invest in a set of stainless steel popsicle molds for a sophisticated look and pure taste. Each mold can be frozen individually. Simply hold the frozen popsicle in your hand for a few seconds to remove the mold and start snacking.
Best for Messy Eaters: Bambini Bear Molds
In a cute carrot design (and perfectly sized for the littlest popsicle lovers in your household!) this set of four molds is sure to please. The set is made from food-safe silicone and includes thoughtful details like a drip catcher to help you avoid a sticky mess.
Best for Baby: Nuby Fruitsicle Tray
Whip up homemade frozen treats for your baby with this Nuby Garden Fresh Fruitsicle Tray. The small tray and easy-to-grip handles make it ideal for little ones. You can freeze formula, breast milk or fruit puree to soothe sore teething gums—or just have a fun snack after naptime.
Best for a Quick Treat: Tovolo Jewel Pop Molds
Who needs sticky candy rings when you can adorn your fingers with tiny popsicles? These mini popsicles can satisfy your sweet tooth with just a few licks. The drip-guard handle keeps your hands clean and even prevents spills while they’re chilling.
Best for Unicorn Lovers: Unicorn Ice Pop Molds
Add a bit of flair and fancy to your summer snacking with unicorn-shaped popsicle molds. The tray includes four unicorn shapes, and the compact size is perfect for tight freezers. Simply fill with a fruit blend (parents, try our White Claw popsicle recipe), add the reusable sticks and freeze for a frosty, magical treat!
Best for Frozen Yogurt: Zoku Ice Pop Molds
Who says popsicles have to be all fruit and no cream? Up the rich flavor with this set of ice pop molds. To create your own simple frozen dessert, fill each mold with yogurt, then freeze for the perfect portion every time. The mold is made from silicone and is durable enough not to crack under pressure.
Best for Baby Food: Scarecrew Popsicle Molds
Your toddler will feel like a bona fide big kid with their own mini popsicle from this colorful silicone mold. The petite portions and easy-to-hold plastic handles give little ones big control, and the wide base prevents dripping.