Watermelon Popsicle

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The scorching October heat has caused parched throat and a constant feeling of dehydration. But what I love about this season are the juicy fruits that quench your thirst and hunger at the same time. One such fruit which I completely love is Watermelon.  Be it chilled watermelon, watermelon salad, grilled watermelon or simply watermelon popsicles, this fruit can satisfy your craving for a yummy, cool treat.

My grandmother in law has been getting some of the sweetest possible watermelon from the market these days so I decided to try my hands in making Watermelon Popsicles. The sweetness of the pure watermelon juice and freshness of mint infused in it, will surely help you beat this heat!

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RECIPE

INGREDIENTS: (For 6 large popsicles)

  • 600 gms of cubed deseeded watermelon (without the rind)
  • 1.5 tablespoon honey (adjust the quantity depending on the sweetness of the watermelon and your taste palate)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 20 – 25 mint leaves
  • Few small diced watermelon for garnishing

METHOD:

  • Blend the watermelon cubes along with honey and lemon juice in the blender.
  • Pass the watermelon puree through a sieve, pressing the fibrous part of the watermelon to extract as much juice as possible.
  • Add mint leaves in this juice.
  • Put a few diced watermelon pieces into the ice cream mould and then pour the juice on top of it evenly into all the moulds.
  • Put it in the freezer and allow it to set for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Run the mould under water for a few minutes before serving to unmould the popsicle.

Enjoy this yummy popsicle!

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