Flannerys
Untitled-2

Papaya + Coconut Ice Blocks

Dairy-free | Gluten-free | Vegan | Nut-Free

MAKES: 10
PREP: 15 minutes
FREEZE TIME: 6+ hours

Recipe by Laura Scherian
www.shezskitchen.com.au

These ice-blocks are something a little different for summer. They look so ‘cool’ and are sure to suit majority of dietary requirements. Packed with wholesome ingredients, there is no need to worry about additives, preservatives and sugar which are usually plentiful in store bought ice-blocks.

Also, papaya is a wonderful fruit and definitely underrated, it is packed with nutritional benefits. Like most tropical fruit, it is of abundance in summer cheap to buy! To name a few health benefits, papaya is particularly high in vitamin C and betacarotene, the pre-cursor to Vitamin A that is found in plants. Papaya is also loaded with antioxidants that can reduce inflammation through out the body, as well as containing an enzyme called ‘papain’, which can help support digestive function.

Feel free to make adjustments to these ice-blocks, adding other tropical fruits such as pineapple and mango to the papaya layer works very well!

45D0138E-7487-410E-9504-EA0B206F9CBB

 

INGREDIENTS LIST:
  • COCONUT LAYER
  • 1 can Chefs Choice organic coconut cream
  • 1 tsp. Very Vanilla vanilla paste
  • 1 Tbsp. organic lime juice
  • ¼ cup Absolute Organic rice malt syrup
  • PAPAYA LAYER
  • 2 cups organic papaya, cubed
  • 1 Tbsp. organic lime juice
  • 1 tsp. organic lime zest
  • 2 Tbsp. Absolute Organic rice malt syrup (optional)

 

F77EE28A-79A4-46C7-BE0E-57BF2FEC011A

 

METHOD:
  1. Add all papaya layer ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. In a mixing bowl add coconut layer ingredients and whisk until well combined
  3. Add 2 tablespoons of coconut layer to each ice-block mould, then layer with about 2 tablespoons of papaya mixture. Finish by filling each mould with the remaining coconut mixture.
  4. Add sticks to mixture and then place in freezer for at least 6 hours. You may need to use a little warm water on the outside of the mould to help remove ice-block.

 

Related Recipes

Detox Buddha Bowl

Detox Buddha Bowl

This wholesome and fresh Buddha Bowl is packed to the brim full of nourishing ingredients. The perfect option for a warm summer’s evening. With delicious ingredients like organic chickpeas, lentils, cucumber, avocado and kale, this delicious bowl is bound to ...

read more

share this with friends

PEA, MINT & FETA FRITTERS

PEA, MINT & FETA FRITTERS

The corn fritter can be found on every breakfast menu and is the ‘go to’ for every indecisive café order. Becoming increasingly bored with your run-of-mill corn fritter, we decided that this iconic breakfast item needed a much-deserved revamp. Who ...

read more

share this with friends

Fruity Kids Immunity Gummies

Fruity Kids Immunity Gummies

These gummies are so much fun to make and such a healthier alternative to a store bought gummy. A great chance to get the kids involved. Try blending fresh juice or even using your kids favourite smoothie mix as a sub ...

read more

share this with friends