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The 10 Best Popsicle Molds in 2018

We don't doubt a single bit when we say that every single kid said, "I scream for Ice Cream". And on a hot summer day, ice creams or popsicles are a perfect experience to have as it cools down your mind and body; as you have fun. But of course, you already know that, and you also understand making popsicles at home can be a treasurable thing as it is easily accessible and saves money. But buying the right Popsicle mold for you and for your family can be a bit daunting; especially with the kids.

Children want different kinds of things with unique designs are shapes which makes the whole experience fun and exciting. But that is where the adults come in and depending on their decision; the future gets to be played. Because of that, we have written this article for you so that not only you can get an idea of popsicles or which one to buy, but have an understanding of what; what is. 

That is why we have searched over the market and picked up some of the best popsicle molds that are available on the market today so that you can compare and understand of which popsicle mold would suit you best. Hence let's not wait for any further and move on with the article.

​Best Pick

Zoku Fish Pop Molds

The Zoku Fish Pop Mold takes our best pick among this entire bunch and the reason is quite simple, it’s elegant, fun and serves all. With the exciting unique design of sea creatures and just the right Popsicle size that is perfect for all young and old, you can’t go wrong with this product.  And of course, features like Drip Guard and the base of the mold being polypropylene just adds of why this should be picked.

​Budget Pick

Tovolo Groovy Pop Molds

The Tovolo Groovy Pop Mold was picked budget-wise. If you are looking for nothing flashy but gets the job done, then this one should be it. With the standard shape and size, with this product; the popsicles will look very familiar to all. And of course, the features are also pretty normal as well such as the Drip Guard.

There is a reason as to why we have given our final verdicts in the beginning. One is to ensure the fact that you understand our picks so that later as we go through the review, you can judge it yourself. This creates space for you to understand more and gives you the ability to judge and compare popsicles yourself. Other than that, of course, the other reason is for those people who are in a hurry and just wants to know our verdicts, even though we recommend that you read our whole article to get a full understanding of the products. So without further ado, the following will include a grade table and then we will go on to the reviews.


1. ​Zoku Fish Pop Molds

This Popsicle mold product from Zoku is nothing but full of fun. If you or your kids are a fan of sea creatures, then this will make you excited as it comes with 6 unique designs of sea creatures. Each Popsicle holds about 1.1-1.6 ounces of fluid which is perfect for anyone to have.

Because of the unique designs on both the mold and a stick, you can end up with creating interesting ice pops that can be fun and funny at most times. The construction and the features of this product are interesting. When it comes to the mold, it’s made from silicone

Because of silicone, it’s very durable when it comes to varying temperatures. The base of the mold is made up of polypropylene which makes it easy for your ice pops to not get stuck when done. Hence you can just pull it right off whenever you want to. Because of this construction, you can not only make popsicles but also candy pops and more.  

The sticks have Dry Guard, meaning as your popsicle freezes, it will hold better, and as you have it; it will be less messy for you. This product is BPA free; hence you can assure yourself that it is safe for your kids and you. Unfortunately, this is not dishwasher safe, so when you have to clean, make sure you wash it with mild hot water and soap.

​Pros

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    With the whole product focusing on the uniqueness of the Popsicle, the light really shines over there.  With 6 different types of creatures with fish bones (stick) to match, kids can really have fun and it is definitely exhilarating for the young ones.
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    The bottom of the mold is made of polypropylene, which makes your Popsicle not get stuck to the mold as you freeze them. This is definitely a great feature because it makes the whole process very neat and easy.
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    Dry Guard helps you secure your pop from messing with your hand as it starts to melt. Hence it’s less messy while you have it. Other than that, it also helps you in securing the position of your Popsicle as it freezes.
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    This product is made from silicone and is BPA free. Because of this, the product can be used without any risk and does not contain any harmful chemicals that can affect you or your children.

​Cons

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    This product is not dishwasher safe. This means that you have to manually hand-wash this product with hand by using soap and water as putting it inside the dishwasher can put irreplaceable damage to the product itself.
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    The sizes of these popsicles aren’t the standard size. While it’s a great choice for children and maybe teenagers, but when it comes to adults, the size can be an issue; especially if they prefer ice pops.

2. Tovolo Groovy Pop Molds

The Popsicle from Tovolo is more traditional when it comes to design. You can make up to 6 popsicles at a go and the product comes in two colors, either yellow or spring green.  The size of the base is 7x5x8 inches which is an okay measurement but holds every single mold together and is easier to freeze your popsicles and helps them from not being tipped over.  

The sizes of each Popsicle are fairly big or in other sense bigger than our first product. The construction of this product is plastic that is BPA free. Because of this, your every popsicle are free from danger and are healthy.

 Each mold has Drip Guard that helps the liquid from spilling over and is large enough for you to perfectly have your Popsicle without getting messy.  This product is dishwasher safe, hence no longer you to manually clean them which saves time and creates less stress.

​Pros

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    You can make up to 6 popsicles at a go with this product. This is the standard capacity and the product comes in 2 color variation. With the 2 color variation, you can choose the one that you like.
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    Each Popsicle comes with Drip Guard. Because of the Dip Guard, it becomes less messy when you have your Popsicle and also while freezing, the Drip Guard helps the Popsicle give a solid structure end to end.
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    The plastic construction of this product is BPA free. Being BPA free means that it doesn’t contain any harmful chemicals that is hazardous to health, hence it is completely safe to use.
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    This product is dishwasher safe. No longer you’d have to wait and manually wash the product which takes time and increases stress.

​Cons

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    The sizes of each Popsicle are standard. And since all of them are put together when freezing, it can take up some space which is not convenient if you have less space.

3. Ozera Reusable Popsicle Molds Ice Pop Molds Maker

The Ozera popsicle mold carries the traditional design which makes things simpler but holds features that can make this product interesting. At the get-go, there are different colors of the product. In fact, there are 6 variations. You can make up to 6 popsicles at one go which is fairly standard.

The base of measurement of each popsicle is 6x5.5x8 which falls in the standard size. With this product, you will also be getting a funnel and brush that help you when making popsicles and cleaning it.

This product is made from plastic which is BPA free. Because of this your popsicles are not affected by any chemicals and are totally safe to use. Each mold comes with Drip Guard that helps your popsicles from tipping over and keeping yourself free from mess when having it. With this product, you can make various types of popsicles from different elements like fresh juice, yogurt, gelatin etcetera which is enjoyable and interesting for you and your kids.

And of course, Ozera is so confident with their product that they even slapped in 100% money back guarantee on their product. If you are dissatisfied with their product or find anything wrong, you can return it and get your money back.

​Pros

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    This product can be used to make 6 popsicles at a go which is normal. Other than that, there are 6 variations of color which give you the ability to choose the product according to the color you like.
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    The Drip Guard helps it being less messy when having your Popsicle. Other than that, it also helps on making the Popsicle by giving it a proper installment with a good seal.
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    This product is BPA free. Being BPA free means that it doesn’t contain any harmful chemicals that would affect your popsicles; hence it’s safe to use and good for the environment.
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    With the 100% money back guarantee, you can be assured that they believe on their product. And if for any reason something seems to be off, you can always get your money back.
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    With this product, you'll be getting a funnel and a brush that is always great to have. With these two accessories, you can easily fill in the molds for making popsicles and also help with cleaning it.

​Cons

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    ​These popsicles are of standard size, hence space can be an issue when putting them all together and can be troublesome if you have less space in your fridge.

4. Norpro Frozen Ice Pop Maker with 24 Wooden Sticks

The Norpro Company has made their variation of the popsicles and it is unique in its own way. While they have not ventured out from the traditional design, they did some alteration that makes them unique and different from the others. From the get-go, you can make up to 10 popsicles which above average.

Unfortunately, this product was designed in such a way that instead of a permanent holding stick, there is none in this product. Fortunately, though they packaged their product with 24 wooden sticks that you can use for your popsicles in the making. 

The body structure is very unique to this product. There is a top seal that covers all the popsicles instead of being individual. And each mold measures 4x9x5.5 of inches. The construction is also interesting when it comes to this product. The frame of this product is made from aluminum with plastic mold that is BPA free.

This ensures the sturdiness of the product as a whole and the BPA free plastic gives you the assurance of not affecting your popsicles with any harmful chemicals. Of course with this product, you can make various types of popsicles with different ingredients. Unfortunately, this product is not dishwasher safe and is recommending washing it by hand.

​Pros

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    The 10 Popsicle in the making per use is bigger than most and this can crucial for a large gathering; especially above 6.
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    The frame of this product is made from aluminum and plastic. This makes the construction more sturdy and durable.
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    The plastic of this product is BPA free. Because it is BPA free, there are no harmful chemicals that can affect your popsicles and you.

​Cons

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    Because of the design, each mold does not have its own lid and this can be cumbersome especially when you want to get one Popsicle out and not all. Other than that, there is no permanent stick hence really hurting the making of the Popsicle, even if they have given additional sticks with the product.
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    Because of the capacity and the sheer size, it can be hard for you to find space to put it in freezer especially if you are low in space.
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    This product is not dishwasher safe and can take a lot of time for you to manually clean the product.

5. Nuby Garden Fresh Fruitsicle Frozen Pop Tray

The Company Nuby takes a very interesting approach to Popsicle mold and when I mean interesting, I mean they really go out there. First things first, you can only make up to 4 popsicles at one go with this product.  But it gets interesting from here because I’m not guessing but this is for a fact that, this is for children.

These popsicles are shaped in such a way that children can hold them easily. With that means, they are smaller than the standard measurement. So if you have kids, then they are a perfect fit and if you don’t have kids, then it’s your choice completely; we aren’t complaining.

This product is made from plastic which is BPA free. This is important especially for kids because this means that this product is free from harmful chemicals which can harm your children and you. There is a Drip Guard with each mold, hence it won’t be as messy as it should and the popsicles will be in a perfect shape because of it when being frozen.

Overall, the design of this product has specifically gone for babies that are more than 6 months old and from that point of view, this is a very good product for them and the whole design and the colors of the product suits for babies.

​Pros

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    This Popsicle mold product was created for little children above 6-month-old. If you have children that are above that age, then this product can be very persuasive.
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    The plastic construction of this product is BPA free. This is very crucial to this product since it’s for children. Because of the BPA being free, this product does not contain any harmful chemicals that would harm your children.
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    Each mold has a Drip Guard. This helps it with being less messy even if we expect it to. And also because of the Drip Guard, the shape of the Popsicle is more studier and hence a better grip when freezing.

​Cons

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    This Popsicle is made for children. If you are a grown-up, this product would be really an odd one to have. This is not because of the design only but also because of the size. It's too small for a grown to have.
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    This product is not dishwasher safe. Hence you’ll be needing to wash this product manually which can be troublesome.

6. Sunsella Silicone Popsicle Molds/Ice Pop Maker

This is another take on our traditional styled popsicles, but there is an argument with this design versus the standard design that we all know. There are stories and facts that this design was there before the standard one that we all know. But regardless, at this day and age; we get the best of both.

This Popsicle design is very thin and hence can say that it’s more fun to have. Sunsella really produced a good product that is stylish in design and colorful. There are 6 individual molds with its own holder, and every mold is of a different color.  You get a recipe ebook with the purchase of this product that makes it easy for you to start making popsicles from the get-go.

The material used for making the product is silicone. The silicone is BPA free, hence it is safe to use as it doesn’t contain any harmful chemicals. Because of the simple design, popsicles are easy to make even though, they are of different design. These molds are dishwasher safe, so it’s easier for you to clean them and you don’t have to bother about taking up your time for washing them.

​Pros

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    You can make up to 6 popsicles at a go with this. But because of the design of this product, the Popsicle molds are separated and come with their own lid. Because of this it takes less space and is portable.
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    You get a recipe e-book that will help you get started just as when you buy the product. This move makes it easy for you and you can really learn something.
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    The construction of this product is BPA free which means that it doesn’t contain any harmful chemicals and is safe to use.
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    The molds are dishwasher safe. This ensures that you don’t need to think much or take your time cleaning.

​Cons

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    Since the molds are separated and do not have a foundation where you can fit them all together, it becomes easier to lose a Popsicle mold here and there after some use.
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    The design can be an issue as they don’t have the standard structure of a Popsicle that we know of. This more resides on your preference of what you like.

7. Frozip 125 Disposable Ice Popsicle Mold Bags

These Popsicle molds from Frozip were produced with portability and saving space in mind. When making popsicles, they are of the same technique, but because of the design construction, they are more portable and due to their sheer size, they save a lot of space in your freezer.

You will get a total of 125 tubes that are disposable. Unfortunately, you have to buy another pack when you are done, but 125 popsicles are a lot! The product also comes with a funnel that helps you with the filling. The construction is simple; it is made of plastic that is BPA free and is USDA certified

Because of this, the mold bags are safe to use and does not contain any harmful chemicals. Unfortunately, there are no color variations when it comes to this product. They are clear bags which makes things interesting because your recipe for the Popsicle will be the color of the bag.

​Pros

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    Because of the product design, these popsicles are highly portable. You get 125 zip mold tubes which are easy to use and carry because of its sheer design and size.
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    You will be getting a funnel with this product that can help you in making your Popsicle. This makes it easy for your preparation.
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    The plastic is BPA free and USDA certified. You can be assured that this product is safe to use and won't harm your popsicles or you.

​Cons

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    The design itself can be a flaw. If you want a solid structure and this is a no go. And since the bags have to be disposed of after use, the duration of your use really comes down to how many popsicles you are and will be making. 

8. Zipzicle Zip-Top Ice Pop Pouch, 36-Pack

The Ice Pop Pouch from Zipzicle is the same as our previous product. This product packs up 36 Popsicle mold pouch. They don't have any color variation unfortunately but your unique popsicles will be the main attraction of the show because of this.

This disposable popsicle pouches are perfect for any parties or basically any place that you want it to take it too as it doesn’t take any place as all and very easy to serve. The construction of this product is very simple. It’s made from plastic that is BPA free

Because of this, there won’t be any harmful chemicals that will have an effect on your popsicles.  But unfortunately, these are not re-usable hence if you out of the mold pouches, then you just need to buy a new pack.

​Pros

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    The design of this product the popsicles very portable and are great for parties as they are small and can be carried for outdoor use.
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    You will be getting 36 zip molds when you buy this product which is fair count for a large gathering.
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    The plastic of this product is BPA free. Being BPA free makes sure that the plastic is not contaminated and won’t harm you or your popsicles.

​Cons

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    The design can be an issue for most, and since the zip molds have to be disposed of after use, you are very limited on use.

9. Tovolo Easily Removable Dino Pop Molds

We are back to the groovy products again where the companies really take it up a notch. This time, we have the Company Tovolo bringing up their animal line. With this product, you can make up to 4 popsicles at a go. There are different variations of this product and what we mean by that is the theme.

There are 9 different themes of this product, and each theme is unique on its own that can make the whole experience more fun and exciting. The product is constructed from silicone. Because of this, making popsicles are easy as pie. 

Also due to the silicone structure, while making popsicles, they won’t get stuck and it’s easy for you to remove it from the tray. The tray of this product is a bit tall, but because of this; there won’t be any case of accidental falling of the Popsicle while being frozen.

​Pros

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    You can make up to 4 popsicles at a go with this product which is fairly standard and is great for a family.
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    The 9 different themes with this product are really what makes the product shine. Depending on what you desire and like, you can make your choice
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    The tray of this product is a bit tall. Because of this, it has a good ground when putting in the freezer.
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    The silicone construction makes this product a lot durable as it is more resistant to variable temperatures.

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    The overall size of this product is big can be an issue when having low space in your freezer.
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    This product not being dishwasher safe can mean that you'd be spending more time washing them off which is troublesome.

​10. HIC Flavor Blast Ice Pop Maker Popsicle Freezer Pop Molds

The HIC Flavor Blast popsicles are not your "1-time use" mold bags, but rather these are re-usable. They come at a batch of 4 with different colors. This product is perfect for those, who don’t have a lot of space in the freezer and want fast popsicles.

These popsicle molds come with caps that helps with a good sealing which in turn helps with the freezing and not spilling the fluid when in the freezer. These molds are made from silicone.

 Silicone is not a hard material but is durable. Because of this, it’s very easy to pop those popsicles and does not have any effect when it comes to freezing temperatures. The silicone is also BPA free. This ensures that the material does not contain any harmful material and your popsicles won’t get contaminated. This product is dishwasher safe; hence no longer you have to spend time washing them manually.

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    These re-usable popsicles molds come in 4 with this product. And because of that, you can make 4 popsicles at a go.
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    The silicone construction of this product makes the whole product durable and easy to use due to the resistance of variable temperature.
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    The silicone used is also BPA free. Because of this, you can be assured that your popsicles won’t be contaminated.
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    This product is dishwasher safe. Being dishwasher safe, you don’t need to spending time washing them by hand and that itself can be a huge relief.

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    Because of the design of this product, the molds are separated. Because of this, there is a high percentage of chance for you to lose a Popsicle mold or two.

Things you should know before you buy Popsicle molds

Materials

While it might not matter for most of what it's made of when it comes to popsicles, it is actually a very crucial thing that most people overlook. The reason is simple as to why you should look carefully at the material when buying popsicles, because of durability and your ice pops in the making. Depending on the material of the product, you are limited to your use. Also because of the material that is used for making the product; would define the quality of your popsicles. Because in the end, you want your popsicles perfect and not broken, stuck or just tastes bad because of the material that is was contained in.

Size

The size is the second main factor that you need to consider when buying a Popsicle. All sizes are not always good. Yes, you may think that the bigger the better, but that is not necessarily true. And this is heavily impacted to kids. Children just simply can't handle let alone have a large-sized Popsicle. That is why understanding your need and getting an overall size that is best for all would be the wisest choice.

Quantity

In some cases, you can make 6 popsicles, where in other cases; it can lead up to 12 or even 4. Depending on your needs, you should buy the Popsicle because, in the end; you don't want to fall too short in the making or have a big product in the freezer which just takes space.

Design

This is not an important part but more on the fun side. But nevertheless, it's very important because it does have the ability to make the whole Popsicle experience very fun and interesting. Popsicles come in various shapes, colors, and designs and depending on what you want and buy, it can turn into a fun experience.

Unique features

This is more of the utility part when it comes to popsicles. There are many features that can help and improve your popsicles in the making. While it is not mandatory that you really focus at what features it gives in the beginning, make sure you understand that features that help you in improving your experience that you will be already getting from that product. Hence make sure you see, decide, and then go through the features of the product.

Conclusion

Having popsicles on a hot day with your friends and families is a cherishable moment that everyone should have. The more the merrier when it comes to ice creams and popsicles. That is the epitome of an ice cream experience. That is why popsicles are great and the best part is that they can be made from home without any hassle and not spending too much time or a dime.

But of course, you already know that and that is why you are here. We hope that our article has helped you in understanding which popsicles to buy and understand what is good and bad. We have searched and selected from of the best popsicles that are available in the market so that you can judge and compare it yourself. Of course, the main reason of this article is not to tell you of what is best but to prepare you so that when you go to market, you can judge it yourself because now you have some ground. 

Making popsicles are fun and a great way to spend time with your kids, especially on a hot day. It is cheap and way healthier than buying it from outside and we cannot wait for you and your family to have a great gathering and cool yourself on a hot and sunny day.

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