Banana Pops by Dr Melinda Morrison

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  • 300 g (10 oz) low-fat passionfruit yoghurt
  • 1 large banana, thinly sliced
  • 2 passionfruit, pulp removed



  1. Half-fill 4 x ¹⁄³cup (80 ml) capacity ice block moulds with yoghurt.
  2. Put the banana slices andpassionfruit pulp into the yoghurt.
  3. Top with the remaining yoghurt.
  4. Bang the moulds lightly to remove air bubbles.
  5. Insert a paddlepop stick.
  6. Freeze for at least 4 hours, or until set.
  7. Rub a warm cloth around the base of each ice block mould and gently twist to release.


Toddler – Full cream dairy is recommended for children under 2 years.

Low Lactose – Replace yoghurt with lactose free yoghurt.

Gluten Free – Replace yoghurt with gluten free yoghurt.

Nutritional Analysis

Per serve: Energy 365 kJ / Fat <1 g / Saturated fat 0 g / Carbohydrate 16 g (1 exchange) / Fibre 2 g / Sodium 48 mg / GI low

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Recipe taken from Family Food for Diabetes Book 1 by Dr Melinda Morrison.

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