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I love popsicles because they are cheap and they make little kids happy. :) I have my own version for post-pubescent women, which I came up with on a whim from an iced coffee recipe. Post-pubescent, because they contain chocolate, and everyone knows real women need chocolate. The coffee is just thrown in for an added bonus.
Next time you are pouring Kool-Aid (okay, juice, for you healthy people) into your popsicle molds, save one for yourself. I keep this treasure mixed up in the fridge in a half-gallon jug:
2 C warm water
3 T instant coffee
14 oz can (1 C) fat free sweetened condensed milk
2 C milk
2-4 T chocolate syrup
Mix together and store in fridge. Shake before pouring.
To make one tall serving, whip 1 C in blender with 5-6 ice cubes. Sip joyfully.
Pour into popsicle molds and freeze.
Indulge yourself while the kids are running around the yard
with the colored sugar-water variety.