These Popsicles are *Berry Good

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RICHMOND, Va. – The hot days of a Central Virginia summer are perfect for a cool treat. Local baker Leanne Fletcher joined us on the show to teach us how easy it is make your own homemade popsicles. Big Herm’s Kitchen is located at 315 N 2nd St in Richmond. For more information you can visit www.bighermskitchen.com

SWEET LEANNE’S BERRY CHEESECAKE POPSICLES

Ingredients
•    8 oz cream cheese, softened
•    1 cup heavy cream
•    1/3 cup powder sugar
•    1/4 tsp sweet n low
•    1 tbsp lemon juice
•    2 tsp lemon zest
•    2 cups fresh strawberries, chopped, divided
•    1 cup fresh blueberries
Instructions
•    Cream the cream cheese in a food bleander until smooth.
•    Add heavy cream, powdered sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest and sweet n low. Blend until smooth
•    Remove 1/2 cup of mixture. Add in Blueberries and blend together until smooth.
•    Add 1 1/2 cups of the strawberries blen until 1 min. Stir in remaining chopped strawberries blend another min.
•    Pour blueberry mixture into Popsicle molds first. Tap down to remove air bubbles. Place strawberry mixture to fill.
•    Place popsicle sticks in.
•    Freeze at least 4 hours.
•    Run under warm tap water for seconds, and then twist stick gently to release.