Strawberries & Crème Calm Specifics Kids Popsicles

Yield: 4–5 popsicles

Prep time: 3 days to prep; 5 minutes to assemble; overnight to freeze

To make crème fraîche:

Mix ½ cup heavy whipping cream with ¼ cup buttermilk in a small bowl; cover with plastic wrap and allow to sit out on your counter for 3 days to culture and thicken; stir once a day. Store in the refrigerator.

To make strawberry jam:


1½ cups strawberries, cleaned, de-stemmed and sliced in half

½ lemon, juiced

1 cup sugar

1 teaspoon dried lavender blossoms

4 teaspoons Calm Specifics Kids


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl, except the Calm Specifics Kids, and refrigerate overnight to draw some of the juices out of the strawberries.
  2. Place refrigerated ingredients into a small saucepan, bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook until large shiny bubbles form, stirring constantly.
  3. Boil about 10–15 minutes, until reduced and syrupy; you can test the readiness by placing a small drop on a frozen plate, then nudge it with your finger. If the jam wrinkles when you push it, then it is ready.
  4. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Mix in 4 teaspoons Calm Specifics Kids and place in the fridge. You may need to add a pinch more sugar or honey to adjust for taste.

To assemble the popsicles:

Scoop 1½ tablespoons of jam into your popsicle mold, then cover with another 2½ tablespoons or so of crème fraîche. Tap the mold on the counter to remove any air bubbles and allow the mix to gently fold on itself. Freeze overnight and enjoy!