Treat yourself to these yummy Watermelon Popsicles made with fresh fruit ... they're simple to make, healthy, and super delicious!
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Is there anything better than an ice cold popsicle on a hot summer day? There's only thing I can think ... a big slice of juicy watermelon!
If you love popsicles and watermelon (and who doesn't?), then you have to try these amazing Watermelon Popsicles.
These sweet, colorful fruit pops combine your two hot weather faves in one delicious treat.
Don't let another day go by without making these heavenly fruit popsicles ... they taste like summer on a stick!
You are going to love these yummy fruit pops! They taste just like fresh watermelon, and they're kid approved.
According to my six year old niece (who helped me make them), these Watermelon Ice Pops are good, very good, and (when pressed to be more descriptive) super good. And I have to agree.
These Watermelon Ice Lollies aren't just tasty though ... they're also healthy. Watermelon is packed with nutrients, and it's almost all water (92%). Which means it's hydrating and low-cal. Plus, they vegan, dairy free, and gluten-free.
These refreshing fresh fruit popsicles are the ultimate summer treat, and they couldn't be easier to make!
I love making my own real fruit popsicles, because I get to control all the ingredients. No fake flavors, zero weird ingredients, and way less sugar.
In fact, you only need three ingredients to make these Ice Lollies. Fresh, juicy watermelon is the star, of course ... use the freshest, sweetest one you can find.
A little lime juice brightens the fruity flavor. And a touch of sugar enhances the watermelon's sweetness, but you can leave it out if you prefer (watermelon is naturally sweet anyway).
How to Make Watermelon Popsicles at Home
These homemade Watermelon Ice Pops couldn't be easier to make.
Start by cutting the watermelon into one-inch cubes. Then combine the fruit in a blender with the fresh lime juice and a little sugar.
The sugar is totally optional. Feel free to skip it to make no sugar Watermelon Popsicles.
Puree the watermelon until it's totally smooth. It should only take a minute or two.
If you want, you can strain the watermelon juice through a fine mesh strainer. It's not very pulpy though, so I don't really think it's necessary.
Then, it's time to fill your popsicle molds.
My popsicle molds hold ⅓ cup each, so I got eight popsicles out of this recipe. Depending on the size of your molds, you may get more or less pops.
As you fill the molds, leave about a ½-inch of space at the top.
If you have any leftover juice, drink it. It's so delicious!
Freeze the popsicles overnight or until solid. It should take about four hours or so.
Once they're frozen, your Watermelon Pops are ready to eat.
One lick of these yummy fresh fruit popsicles, and you're sure to be in love. They taste just like biting into a slice of juicy watermelon.
And since these tasty Watermelon Popsicles are so easy to make, you'll want to enjoy them all summer long. Go ahead ... treat yourself!
If you enjoyed these yummy ice pops, I have some other summer recipes you'll like, too:
- Breakfast Cereal Popsicles
- 4-Ingredient Red, White, and Blue Popsicles
- Strawberry Coconut Paletas
- Coconut Milk Iced Coffee Popsicles
Frozen Yogurt Recipes:
- 4 cups cubed seedless watermelon
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 tablespoon sugar (optional)
- Place watermelon, lime juice, and sugar in a blender. Blend until smooth.
- Transfer mixture to popsicle molds.
- Freeze popsicles until sold, about 4 hours.
- Remove popsicles from molds and eat. Enjoy!
What is your favorite way to eat watermelon?