There’s no denying that watermelon is one of the healthiest fruits that you can eat. It’s delicious and refreshing at the same time. Although it is known as a summer fruit, you can still get it all year round, even during wintertime.
With all the nutrients that you can get from this type of fruit, it would be good if you find various ways to incorporate it into your daily diet. You can eat it on its own and make a salad or drinks out of it. And you know what else you can do with watermelon? Popsicles!
Yep, the old-time favorite frozen treat that kids and adults love. Watermelon is very delicious and it definitely makes a good flavoring for popsicles. Unlike ice cream, making watermelon popsicles is super easy, too. You can make a huge batch, especially if you have little kids in the house. It would be a perfect treat as well if you are holding a kiddie party soon. Oh, believe me, children will go crazy with these very refreshing watermelon popsicles!
There are various watermelon popsicle recipes, but what I’m going to share with you is probably the easiest. It will only take you a few minutes to prepare and a couple of hours to allow the treats to freeze.
These homemade watermelon popsicles are truly refreshing. They are a great way to enjoy the combined flavor of watermelon and lemon, made a bit sweeter with honey. No artificial coloring either!
1 1/2 c. watermelon (seeded and diced)
1 tbsp each honey, fresh lemon juice, and white sugar
1/2 c. water
- Put all the ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth.
- Pour mixture into ice pop molds.
- Freeze for about 2 hours or until solid.
- Remove from the molds and serve.
If you do not have ice pop molds available, you can make use of paper cups as well as wooden sticks.
So there you go with the easiest way to make very refreshing popsicles in the comfort of your home. Be it for a snack or an after-lunch or dinner dessert, these naturally-flavored and colored popsicles are the best! Your kids will surely love them.
Since you can get watermelon from many stores all year round, you can make this frozen treat at any time. No need to wait for summer!
Now that you already know how easy it is to create this wonderful and very refreshing treat, there is no more need for you to spend your money on store-bought popsicles with lots of sugar as well as artificial flavoring and coloring. You don’t need those!
Watermelon popsicles are something that you and your kids can enjoy no matter what the season is. As you’ve seen, the recipe only requires very few ingredients. Plus, the ice pops are super easy to make. You can make this even every day if you wish, too! Once your children have one, you can expect that they will be asking for more. So, yeah, feel free to make dozens of them! 🙂