Watermelon Yogurt Ice-Pops

Easy refreshing treat on a hot summer day

The hot August temps just cry out for watermelon. At 91% water by weight, the watermelon is nutritious and truly refreshing. Plus… seedless watermelon… best invention ever!

Kids will love these ice-pops. You can make two versions – either with the yogurt and watermelon, or watermelon alone. Both are supper yummy and refreshing!

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Watermelon Yogurt Ice-Pops
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups seedless watermelon, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cup Greek-style yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • Ice-pop molds
Instructions
  1. Simple Syrup:
  2. Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring, just until boiling and sugar is completely dissolved. Cool for at least 30 minutes.
  3. WATERMELON PURÉE
  4. Purée watermelon in blender. Strain mixture through a fine mesh. Add 1/3 cup simple syrup. Makes about 1-1/2 cups of smooth watermelon purée.
  5. YOGURT: Blend yogurt, honey and 1/2 cup simple syrup until smooth.
  6. Assemble: Fill molds 1/3 full with yogurt mixture. Freeze for
  7. minutes. Add watermelon mixture to 2/3 full. Fill to top with
  8. remaining yougurt mixture (You can leave in layers or swirl a bit with a stick). Freeze for 45 minutes. Insert wooden popsicle sticks and continue to freeze until solid, 3-4 hours or up to 2 weeks.
  9. Makes about 8-10 ice-pops depending on the size of molds.
  10. TIP: You can just fill some of the molds completely with watermelon purée – delicious and simple!

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2 Responses to "Watermelon Yogurt Ice-Pops"

  1. Andi @ The Weary Chef says:

    My son saw this picture over my shoulder and is in love. Just bought a watermelon yesterday and will be making these this afternoon! Thanks for the recipe.

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    • publisher says:

      What a wonderful comment Andi, we would love to see what you make. Post it back here and tell us how your son liked them.

      Reply

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