Matcha and Vanilla Ice Pops

by Kelly Gibney - Kelly Gibney Wholehearted

Matcha LOVES vanilla. The pairing is delicious. This recipe is beautifully decadent while still being wholesome and nourishing. The raw chocolate dip is optional but highly recommended! Ice pops will last up to 3 weeks in an airtight container in the freezer.

Makes 5-6 pops depending on the mould size (dairy free)


  • 400 ml can full fat coconut cream
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 4 Tbsp raw honey or pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp Matcha Matcha Culinary grade
  • ½ tsp good quality vanilla essence or the seeds from one vanilla pod.


  1. Place all the ice pop ingredients into a blender and blitz until.
  2. Pour into ice pop moulds and place in the freezer until set.
Raw chocolate dip
  • ½ cup virgin coconut oil
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder
Chocolate Dip 
  1. Melt the coconut oil over a very low heat until liquid.
  2. Remove from the heat and add cacao powder and maple syrup.
  3. Whisk until smooth.
  4. Dip the frozen pops into the raw chocolate mix. You can do the whole pop or just the tip.
  5. Hold the ice pop upside down for a minute to set before placing on a plate lined with baking paper.
  6. Place in the freezer for at least 10 minutes to set before eating.

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