Paletas de Coco Recipe (Coconut Popsicles)

Paletas de Coco Recipe (Coconut Popsicles): a very delicious dessert that requires no cooking and one that even your children can prepare.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Dominican, Latino
Keyword como hacer paletas de leche, make coconut ice, paletas popsicles recipe, vegan coconut popsicle recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 317kcal
Author Clara Gonzalez


  • 2 cups of evaporated milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract (optional)
  • 2 cups of coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup of sugar (or to taste)


  • Mix milk, vanilla and coconut milk. Add sugar to taste.
  • Pour the mix into popsicle molds, insert sticks and freeze.
  • When frozen hard remove from the molds and enjoy instant summer!


We get requests all the time for easy recipes that students can prepare and bring to the classroom for various assignments (why didn't we have this when I was a kid?). I think I am going to start suggesting this one from now on.

Vegan coconut popsicle recipe

Vegans and lactose intolerants can use soy or almond milk instead of milk.

Low-carb / keto coconut popsicle recipe

Diabetics and those on a low-carb diet can use sweetener instead of sugar, and use whipping cream instead of evaporated milk, all of which I have tried with success.


Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 166mg | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2.5mg