Watermelon Mint Popsicles

Not too sweet, this super hydrating recipe for watermelon mint popsicles is your go-to solution for a refreshing, light treat on a hot summer day!

Watermelon Limeade and Mint PopsiclesConfession. There’s been somewhat of a popsicle incident going on in my freezer and I can’t let one more day go by without sharing this recipe for watermelon mint popsicles with you. Full disclosure—once you realize that popsicles are more than just frozen juice on a stick, things can get pretty out of hand, FAST.

Watermelon & Mint PopsiclesLet’s start with the basics. Is there really anything better on a blistering hot day than cold, crisp watermelon showered with lime juice, infused with cooling mint and frozen into a deliciously refreshing summertime treat? This is a rhetorical question.

Perfect for a hot summer day! Watermelon and Mint PopsiclesPerhaps the sweetest and juiciest of all melons, watermelon is my favorite summertime accessory. Simply refreshing, this king of melons can certainly stand all on its own. But something magical happens when frozen into a tasty treat. Especially on those scorching hot days when nothing else will do.

Watermelon Limeade and Mint Popsicles! Refreshing & lightAnd let’s not forget about all of the health benefits hydrating and nutrient-rich watermelon provides. From soothing sore muscles, to boosting heart health, watermelon packs about one-third of the recommended daily value of vitamins A and C.

Super hydrating - Watermelon and Mint PopsiclesWith an overnight freeze, a handy popsicle mold and a few simple ingredients, your freezer can be stocked with the stuff summertime dreams are made of. Enjoy!

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Watermelon Mint Popsicles

  • Author: Homegrown Provisions
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 16 1x
  • Cuisine: Popsicles

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup organic cane sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup of finely chopped mint leaves
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 4 cups seedless watermelon (cut into 1-inch chucks)

Instructions

  1. Combine the water, sugar and mint in a small saucepan.
  2. Heat the sugar mixture over medium heat. Whisk occasionally until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Remove saucepan from heat and cover with a lid.
  4. Let the mint simple syrup steep at room temperature for 30 minutes and then refrigerate until chilled (about 30 minutes).
  5. While the mint simple syrup is cooling, puree the watermelon in a blender.
  6. Place the watermelon puree in the refrigerator and let chill (about 30 minutes; this can be timed alongside the cooling period for the mint simple syrup as well).
  7. After chilling, remove the mint simple syrup from the refrigerator and add in the lime juice and watermelon puree. Mix well.
  8. Poor mixtures into popsicle molds and let freeze overnight.

 

 

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