Galaxy Popsicles Berry Cheesecake Pops
Berry Cheesecake Galaxy Popsicles
Prep Time
45 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Deep dark outer space colored popsicles made with blueberries, raspberries, and cheesecake.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Popsicles
Keyword: berry cheesecake, cheesecake popsicles, galaxy desserts
Servings: 9 people
Author: Beth Jackson Klosterboer
Ingredients
Simple Syrup
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
Cheesecake filling
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons of the simple syrup
Blueberry filling
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons of the simple syrup
  • 1/2 cup of the cream cheese filling
Raspberry Filling
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen raspberries
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese filling
Decoration
  • edible silver luster dust
  • water
  • silver star sprinkles
Instructions
Simple Syrup
  1. Stir together the water and sugar.
  2. Heat on high in the microwave for 1 minute.
  3. Stir until the sugar dissolves.
  4. Set aside to cool.
Cheesecake Filling
  1. Place cream cheese in a food processor.
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  3. Add powdered sugar and pulse until well blended.
  4. Add heavy whipping cream and pulse until smooth.
  5. Pour in 2 tablespoons of the simple syrup and blend until creamy.
Blueberry Filling
  1. Combine the blueberries with 2 tablespoons of the simple syrup.
  2. Pour into the bowl of a food processor along with 1/2 cup of the cheesecake filling.
  3. Pulse until smooth.
  4. Remove about 1/3 of the blueberries for the purple layer.
  5. Color the remaining 2/3 blueberries using a few drops of blue food coloring.
Raspberry Layer
  1. Puree the raspberries with 2 tablespoons of the simple syrup.
  2. If desired, push the raspberries through a fine mesh sieve to remove the seeds.
  3. Pour back into the food processor and add 1/2 cup of the cheesecake filling.
  4. Blend until smooth.
Assemble Popsicles
  1. Drizzle some of the three colors of fruit puree into a popsicle mold.
  2. Add some of the cheesecake filling.
  3. Swirl the mold and use a skewer to swirl the colors a bit more if needed.
  4. Repeat until you've filled the mold.
  5. Add the stick and lid.
  6. Repeat filling all 9 popsicle molds.
  7. Freeze for at least 4 hours.
  8. To remove the pops from the molds, either dip in hot water or run under hot water in your sink for about 30 seconds.
  9. Them slide the pops out of the molds.
Decoration
  1. Combine about a 1/2 teaspoon of water with about a teaspoon of silver luster dust.
  2. You want this to be thin enough to splatter and thick enough to be metallic in color.
  3. Use a food use only paint brush or pastry brush to flick tiny dots of the luster dust onto a popsicle.
  4. Brush tiny dots of the wet luster dust onto a popsicle and immediately attach a silver star sprinkle. They will stick as the water freezes.
  5. Add some dry luster dust too, if desired.