anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's

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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2006/04/01 18:18:58 (permalink)
I thought the middle (clear) section of a rocket popsicle (those red, white, and blue popsicles) tasted like a 7-up popsicle. But I don't remember any 7-up flavor, except the ones we made in the freezer in Tupperware with 7-up and a little orange juice.
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2006/04/01 20:36:00 (permalink)
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I think I remember a cola flavor, or am I making that up?
Cola Italian Ice but I don't remember cola Popsicles...
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2006/05/27 21:35:44 (permalink)
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Does anyone remember the SkyBlue flavor? It was the color of antifreeze and was vaguely vanilla flavored. It was my favorite along with root beer.


The blue popsicles were raspberry-flavored. We could only buy them from the ice cream truck, not from stores.

Re: Creamsicles and Dreamsicles: If memory serves me, Creamsicles had orange sherbet on the outside and vanilla ice cream (or ice milk) inside. Dreamsicles, on the other hand, had orange popsicle on the outside with vanilla ice cream (or ice milk) inside.
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2006/05/30 20:18:15 (permalink)
Raspberry Creamsicles also...
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2006/05/30 20:50:03 (permalink)
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Raspberry Creamsicles also...


I don't remember them but they sound really good, I would to have one right now!!!!
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2006/05/30 22:51:21 (permalink)
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Raspberry Creamsicles also...


I don't remember them but they sound really good, I would to have one right now!!!!
Don't know if they have them by you, but Waldbaum's and ShopRites carry them. Creamsicle brand, Orange and Raspberry flavors. Don't know if they are as good as they were, but I'm going to pick some up next time I'm there and find out!

Look under Popsicle on the link below...

http://www.icecreamusa.com/locator/
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2006/05/31 09:59:31 (permalink)
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Originally posted by MacTAC

Raspberry Creamsicles also...


I don't remember them but they sound really good, I would to have one right now!!!!
Don't know if they have them by you, but Waldbaum's and ShopRites carry them. Creamsicle brand, Orange and Raspberry flavors. Don't know if they are as good as they were, but I'm going to pick some up next time I'm there and find out!

Look under Popsicle on the link below...

http://www.icecreamusa.com/locator/



Thank You!

The closest store to me is almost 20 miles, that seems strange, this store is across the stateline in Indiana, maybe they are not available in Michigan. I will check this out the next time I get that way.

Thanks again!

Garry
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2006/06/01 18:17:30 (permalink)
Today at Waldbaum's, buy one box of twelve (orange & raspberry), get another box free. Just had a raspberry and enjoyed it. Tomorrow night, I'll try the orange.
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2006/06/11 10:42:14 (permalink)
I'm in the unique position of having been an ice cream driver who grew up in a mom and pop grocery just outside of Chicago (River Grove, Il). The Popsicle cases I delivered were marked O-C-G (orange-cherry-grape) or R-B-L (root beer-banana-lime). These are the combination packs still being marketed. When I was a kid in our store, the popsicles were sold from bulk pack boxes, two sticks per break apart pop and one flavor per box. We always had 6 or 8 flavors in a roll top freezer. The odd ones that stick out in my memoty are licorice (oddly a white popsicle) and a pale blue berry flavor.
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2006/06/12 11:27:44 (permalink)
As a kid in the 70's I remember vanilla & rootbeer being the fun , exotic flavors. I also remember Good Humor trucks selling cola ice (italian ice in a cup)--whatever happened to those? I would love to get my hands on some now!
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2007/06/30 21:03:08 (permalink)
Does anyone have the recipe for banana popsicles--the sugar/water one--not the healthy ones with real bananas in them????
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Re:anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2009/07/18 22:32:36 (permalink)
Cinnamon (or Red Hot) Popsicles, back in late Fifties/early Sixties. Very dark red in color (much more so than cherry) and *very* hot, just like the candy. Sometimes wonder if I dreamed the whole thing; no one else seems remembers them but they sure were great.
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2009/07/19 08:53:44 (permalink)
             
Hey there So---------for those bannana popsickles-----make some simple syrup----equall amounts water and sugar in a pan heat until it is WELL dissolved---use this to make the popsicles-it blends better then just sugar---then mix water--simple syrup and bannana flavoring to taste and freeze---easy as pie---hmm actually easier then pie!
post edited by tiki - 2009/07/19 08:54:50
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2009/07/19 11:04:58 (permalink)
Hood in New England produces a variety pack with Orange, Root Beer, Banana, Grape, Blue Raspberry & Cherry. 

Root beer & Banana definitely my favorites.  I don't understand the toxic waste dump raspberry, but I keep buying the pack for the others.
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2009/07/19 13:12:58 (permalink)
Rick F.

I liked banana. Dream (or Cream)sicles came also, I believe, in strawberry. And didn't someone make a similar treat that had some kind of crunchies in the outer coat?



The Strawberry Crunch Bar .. they make a few different kinds .. the best one had more golden crunchies on the outside with strawberry surrounded by ice cream on the inside .. the cheaper kind was overly pink crunchies and too much pink inside very little ice cream .. pictures of both on yahoo doing "stawberry crunch bar" image search
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2009/07/19 14:14:03 (permalink)
Fun subject. I was at my local food market today, and bought some blue rasperry popsicles.They also had banana.In talking with one of the workers at the check-out, I asked her what flavors she remembered.( I am 50, she is probably 60) She distinctly remembers pineapple flavored( I do too-loved them) and she said when she was young, there was a 7 UP flavor....
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2009/07/20 22:02:54 (permalink)
Well, since we seem to be talking generically, and not about the trademarked brand, I will give my memory from the mid-60's: Good Humor Tiger Stripes. For years, I thought it was a rootbeer ice pop, but root beer ices I have had are not quite the same. Then, a few years back, I found what was missing: it was not just a root beer ice pop; the stripes of brown and orange were root beer and orange ices. Still never tasted anything like it (although A&W serves a drink with those flavors, and you can always add some orange juice to root beer).
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Re:anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2009/07/21 00:45:09 (permalink)
Yes.   Red cherry Orange orange Green lime Brown root beer and Purple grape.   I did not care for the banana seemed artificial, even if I didn't know the word.  Cost a nickel, and I had to share half with by brother, which is hard to split the sticks sometimes with small fingers.  When it broke top and bottom, I gave him the short half or no sticks usually.   But we always did every other time who chooses the flavor.  Root beer was my personal fave, followed by any color that made your tongue or your bare belly turn color.   Then we would rinse our sticky fingers in the wading pool in the back yard or run under a hose.   The corner store was only a block and half away and sometimes a round trip could take an hour.  My mom wasn't concerned in the least how long we were gone, probably glad to get rid of us actually.  Now, I wouldn't let my kids out the back yard alone. 
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2013/05/23 23:03:59 (permalink)
Wow...I thought I was the only person to remember vanilla popsicles. Yes, they had those and the root beer. I would break them both in half and eat a half of each together. That way...I could have it twice !!  And it was always very hard to get a vanilla one. I don't know if they sold out of those 1st, or they just didn't order as many to have in stock. Or maybe the store owner and his family ate all of those up before they made it out to the store ?
 
Think I remember the cream soda ones too. Oh yes...and the pineapple was great too. I haven't kept up with the new flavors they have today. I want to go back !!
I remember the banana yummy fudgsicle type too.
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2013/05/23 23:13:59 (permalink)
Vanilla was my favorite!!
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2013/05/23 23:57:16 (permalink)
My favorite was pink lemonade (from the Good Humor truck).
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2013/06/08 16:56:53 (permalink)
I fondly remember the vanilla and root beer!
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2013/06/08 22:19:45 (permalink)
I never had a Popsicle in the early years. It was always Hershey's single ice pops from the corner store...in root beer. I remember some ice pop in cola. I don't know if it was Hershey's.

The biggest challenge was when purchasing a Hershey's single-serve ice cream cup. I had to try & fish around for the little individually-wrapped wooden sticks that could be anywhere...to eat it...while not falling in to the big giant freezer case.
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2013/08/12 21:09:51 (permalink)
Vanilla was good!
 
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2013/08/13 16:47:55 (permalink)
Rootbeer and Banana were my two favorites.
 
Walmart's "Great Value" pops have a banaba flavor, but are nowhere near as flavorful as the "old school" ones.
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RE: anybody rememer the Popsicle Flavors of the 1950's 2013/08/13 17:41:47 (permalink)
I liked root beer and banana too.  Never had vanilla.  Now I get them at Giant Eagle (supermarket) and I get the box of cherry/orange/grape.  Never without popsicles in the freezer........refreshing after a 2-3 mile power walk on a hot humid day!!
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