I love gingerbread. When paired with lemon and whip cream, I’m in dessert heaven. So when we purchased these cake push pops at the start of summer, I knew I needed to include a recipe for my 12 Weeks of Christmas treats using them and I thought what better than a Gingerbread Lemon and Cream Push Pop treat? All these favorite flavors in one fun treat.
I started by making my gingerbread from scratch. This recipe may look like it has a lot of ingredients but it comes together quickly. So much so that I wonder why I don’t make it more often. For some reason, I’ve always kind of associated gingerbread with the holidays (well there are the gingerbread cookies, but the cake? I think that’s a little more year round). I’ve modified the recipe from the original to include whole wheat flour for a little extra nutrition (just a little). I purchased premade lemon curd because I didn’t have the time or want to purchase so many lemons to make it myself (but you can certainly do that). If you have a lemon tree and need to use up a lot of lemon juice, it’s pretty easy to do. I whipped up the whip cream myself, layered it all and voila! A treat was made. I bought our pushpop molds at Bed Bath & Beyond but I’ve also seen them at craft stores like Michaels. Or you can purchase them online HERE.
These Gingerbread Lemon and Cream push pops would make a fun and delicious addition to any holiday table and presentation. Everyone will think you’re a genius (well, maybe). Do you love gingerbread? I hope you’ll give these a try if so!
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