Watermelon Popsicles

Watermelon Popsicles, Sweet and fresh for a backyard treat.

Servings: 10 popsicles

Ingredients

  • 19 oz cubed seedless watermelon (about 3 1/2 cups)
  • 5 1/2 Tbsp granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup canned coconut milk, well shaken
  • 13 oz kiwi (about 6 medium)
  • 1 Tbsp mini chocolate chips

Preparation

    1. Add watermelon, 2 Tbsp granulated sugar and lemon juice to a blender and blend until well pureed.

    2. Skim off foam then carefully pour into 10 popsicles molds, filling each about 2/3 full.

    3. Sprinkle the chocolate chips over tops then using a popsicle stick gently push down to immerse chips.tops then using a popsicle stick gently push down to immerse chips.

    4. Cover with the lid and insert popsicles sticks. Freeze 3 1/2 hours.

    5. During last 30 minutes of popsicles freezing, whisk together coconut milk with 1 1/2 Tbsp sugar until sugar has dissolved, chill 30 minutes.

    6. Return to freezer, uncovered, and chill 45 minutes.

    7. Meanwhile, cut tops from kiwi and use a spoon to scoop flesh from kiwi while leaving skins.

       

    8. Transfer kiwi to a blender along with 2 Tbsp granulated sugar. Pulse until well pureed.

    9. Force mixture through a fine-mesh strainer into a bowl using a rubber spatula to remove seeds.

    10. Chill kiwi mixture 30 minutes.

    11. Remove popsicles from the freezer and carefully pour about 1 Tbsp kiwi mixture over coconut layer.

    12. Return to freezer and chill until popsicles are solid about 2 – 3 hours.popsicles are solid about 2 – 3 hours.

    13. To remove popsicles from molds, turn tray to the side and run plastic molds under warm water several seconds (don’t let the water touch the kiwi portion at the top) then slowly pull from molds.

      Last step: Enjoy this tasty treat.

     

    Source: www.cookingclassy.com

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