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Aug 31, 2016

Loco Lamington Ice Pops without the guilt

Who doesn't love a good ice cream? The problem is, most of them are filled with sugar, artificial flavours and colours.

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A group of girls from Baradene College have created some frosty treats that you can eat without the guilt.

The year 13 students dreamt up Kiwi Pops as part of the Lion Foundation's Young Enterprise Scheme, a nationwide secondary school competition.

The frosty loco lamington KiwiPops are not only delicious but also good for you.
 

The frosty loco lamington KiwiPops are not only delicious but also good for you.

And it's their clever take on classic Kiwi flavours that will get your lips licking. The students have created a healthy alternative to traditional ice cream.

Chief executive Katie Vodanovich says as teenage girls, they saw a move to more healthy eating.

Anna Carman from Baradene College is a fan of the healthy ice pops.

"The Kiwi classics you see in the store all the time are generally very unhealthy," she says.

What the girls thought would be a relatively easy task, proved quite tricky with none of them ever making ice cream before.

"Getting the recipe right was the toughest part, from February until July we were still testing out different flavour combinations," Vodanovich says.

 

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