Orange Push Pop Pudding


If you grew up in the 90s, you probably remember the uniquely refreshing and tangy flavor of orange push pop ice creams. This no-bake Orange Push Pop Pudding will transport you right back to those carefree summer days with just one bite! Whip up a batch to serve at your next backyard barbecue or pool party.

How can I recreate that nostalgic orange push pop flavor?

The magic orange flavor in this pudding comes from a combination of orange jello, vanilla pudding mix, and fresh orange zest. Together they create a sweet Creamy base with a tangy citrus kick, just like the push pops you know and love. For an extra nostalgia punch, top each serving with a dollop of whipped cream and an orange slice.

What is the prep time and cook time?

One of the best things about this pudding is how quick and easy it is to make. There is only 30 minutes of prep time needed. You’ll boil some water, but otherwise no cooking is required. The orange jello mixture just needs about 2 hours to set up in the fridge before it’s ready to transport you back to childhood.

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Can I make it ahead of time?

Absolutely! This pudding holds up great in the fridge for a few days. You can even make it 1-2 days in advance so the flavors have time to meld. Just give it a brief stir before serving to recombine anything that may have separated.

What can I serve with it?

Orange Push Pop Pudding is delicious on its own, but it also pairs nicely with crisp butter cookies, fresh berries, or vanilla wafers. You could even crumble some graham crackers or teddy grahams on top for some extra crunch and fun.

Who will love this dessert?

Anyone who remembers the magic of orange push pops will be obsessed with this pudding. It’s also a crowd-pleasing recipe for kids and adults alike. The flavor is fun and playful, perfect for igniting nostalgia at family gatherings or even themed parties.

Want to take a trip down memory lane with one bite? Whip up this easy Orange Push Pop Pudding and let the tangy citrus flavors transport you back to those childhood summer days!

Orange Push Pop Pudding Recipe


  • 3 oz Orange Jello (1 box)
  • 1 cup Water, boiling
  • ½ cup Water, cold
  • 3.4 oz Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix (1 box)
  • 2 teaspoons Orange Zest, freshly grated
  • 8 oz Frozen Whipped Topping (1 tub)
  • Additional Whipped Cream, for serving
  • Orange Slices, for garnish

Step-by-Step Preparation:

  1. Start by whisking together the orange jello and boiling water in a large bowl until the jello dissolves completely.
  2. Incorporate the cold water and let the jello mixture cool in the refrigerator for 12 minutes.
  3. Next, blend the vanilla pudding mix into the jello mixture until it’s smooth and lump-free.
  4. Chill the mixture for an additional 15 minutes in the refrigerator.
  5. After chilling, gently fold in the whipped topping and freshly grated orange zest.
  6. Cover the mixture and let it set in the refrigerator, ideally overnight, but a minimum of 2 hours will suffice.
  7. When ready to serve, garnish each portion with a dollop of whipped cream and a slice of orange.

Enjoy your perfectly balanced and refreshing Orange Push Pop Pudding – a delightful dessert for any occasion!


1 Comment

  1. Stephanie Reaburn

    For this Orange Cream pop pudding dessert, In Australia we do not have frozen whipping cream.
    What do you suggest I could use instead??

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