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Sweet! Celebrations: Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Pops Recipe

Sweet! Celebrations: Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Pops Recipe

Elise Strachan’s recipe for Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Pops is from her new book, Sweet! Celebrations, published by Murdoch Books. 

This recipe is from her no bake chapter and is perfect for a hot summer day to serve to your kids and their friends.

Elise’s accessible approach to cooking has turned her into a social media phenomenon and drawn millions of followers to My Cupcake Addiction.

 The secret to her  success is her creative ideas that make any novice baker feel like a pro.

Happy cooking and for another favourite recipe by Elise from her new book, check out her giant Peanut Butter Cup recipe, here. 



  • 900 g coarsely chopped strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 225 g cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 60 g icing sugar
  • Pink food colouring (optional)
  • 125 ml thick (heavy) cream
  • 100 g crushed shortbread biscuits
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter, melted
  • 10 wooden popsicle sticks


  1. Place the strawberries in a medium bowl and sprinkle with the sugar. Allow to sit for 15 minutes at room temperature.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese and icing sugar and beat until very well combined. Pour the strawberries and any accumulated juices into the cream cheese mixture and gently fold in. For an enhanced strawberry-looking pop, add a little pink food colouring.
  3. Fold in the cream using large sweeping motions. Do not over beat.
  4. In a medium bowl, stir the shortbread crumbs and butter together. The mixture should resemble
    wet sand.
  5. Spoon the cheesecake mixture into a popsicle mould with ten 90 ml capacity cavities, filling each three-quarters full. Bang the mould on the counter to compact the mixture.
  6. Spoon in the biscuit crumb mixture and press down gently to compact, add the wooden sticks, and freeze for 6 hours (overnight is best).


Image and recipe from Sweet! Celebrations by Elise Strachan (Murdoch Books $39.99)

You can buy this book online from Dymocks, click here.

Written by Elise Strachan

Elise Strachan's My Cupcake Addiction is one of the world's largest free online cake decorating schools.
My Cupcake Addiction shows you how to create gorgeous cakes, cupcakes and cake pop masterpieces from the comfort of your own home.

Baker and Pastry Chef, Elise Strachan aims to bring the art of cake decorating to all corners of the globe, and has recently launched her first cook book, Sweet! Celebrations.

With over 10 million views on Youtube each month, Elise holds the proud boast of being one of the most viewed baking channels in the world.

Elise's success is phenomenal and The Carousel is delighted to feature her recipes and tutorials as our Baking Editor & Pastry Chef.

You will love her fun, inspiring and authentic approach to baking.

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