Ahh…the flavors of Spring…lemon, lime…orange! Spring is my favorite season! Of course, I love the flowers and trees blooming, but the baking…it makes me happy! These Orange Creamsicle Push Pops bring back fond memories of the Ice Cream Truck…running inside and asking my Mom for a quarter and flagging down the driver. I don’t think you can buy anything for a quarter anymore…I guess that dates me!

After creating the Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes with Bubble Gum Frosting with Duncan Hines Frosting Creations, I just couldn’t help but try the other flavors. And since the Irish Cream Push Pops were such a fun treat, I knew these Orange Creamsicle Push Pops would be perfect for you to add to your Easter Dessert List!

Creating the Orange Creamsicle Push Pops are loads of fun and the perfect baking project with the kiddos, they will love layering the Orange Cupcakes, Orange Creme Frosting and Sprinkles…and of course eating them too.

I was excited to have the opportunity to create the Orange Creamsicle Push Pops for Duncan Hines! You can create your own recipe and submit it to the Frosting Creations Recipe Challenge for a chance to win a trip to the Duncan Hines Test Kitchens!

You can make the Orange Creamsicle Push Pops ahead of time, but you will need to keep them in the fridge until serving time.  Here’s what you will need…

Orange Creamsicle Push Pops Ingredients

You can find the Push Pop containers on Amazon, I bought mine on Pick Your Plum. But, if you are like me and simply can’t wait to try the Orange Creamsicles, you can use a small glass or jar, the layering method is the same.

They almost look like Ice Cream…don’t you think? But they won’t melt!

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Orange Creamsicle Push Pops Recipe

A fun treat for the kids and adults. Recipe from HoosierHomemade.com

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 12 push pops

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 Duncan Hines French Vanilla or Yellow Cake Mix
  • 1 Frosting Creation Orange Creme flavor packet
  • 1 small box instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 1/4 cups orange juice
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Frosting

  • 1 can Duncan Hines Frosting Creations Starter
  • 1 Frosting Creation Orange Creme flavor packet

Push Pops

  • Plastic push pop containers {you could also use a small glass and layer the cake and the frosting}
  • Ribbon for decorating {optional}
  • Sprinkles or Jelly Beans
  • Decorator bag fitted with a Giant Round or Star Tip

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a cupcake pan with non-stick cooking spray {I use Wilton Cupcake Pans}
  2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients for the cupcakes, mix well
  3. Divide batter into pan {about 1/4 cup in each}
  4. Bake for about 10-12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean
  5. Cool completely

Frosting

  1. Mix Duncan Hines Frosting Starter and Orange Creme flavor packet in bowl until well combined
  2. Place in fridge to firm up a bit

Push Pop Assembly

  1. Using the top of the push pop as a guide, cut out 2 round cakes for each push pop
  2. Depending on the height of your cupcake, you may need to cut a piece from one end
  3. Add a piece of cake to the push pop
  4. Using a decorator bag filled with Orange Creme frosting, pipe into push pop
  5. Add sprinkles and repeat layer
  6. On the top, pipe on a large star and add sprinkles

Notes

Liz says…
The little push pops bring a smile to my face. And the flavors are spot on…the perfect Orange Creamsicle…that doesn’t melt.

Disclosure: This recipe was developed for Duncan Hines. I was given product and compensation. As always, the opinions and photos are my own.

For more great recipes…visit Duncan Hines Recipe Page

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