These strawberry watermelon popsicles are a sweet and refreshing way to stay cool during the dog days of summer.
Syrupy sweet watermelon hits the spot on a hot day so imagine how refreshing it is paired with fresh picked strawberries, lemon juice and pungent mint in Popsicle form.
The key to this recipe is making sure you pick out the right watermelon. You want one that is sugary sweet and melts in your mouth.
It seems we go through a watermelon a week in the summer. Even the dogs come running when I am slicing the red, juicy fruit. I just absolutely love the flavor and even add it to salads and beverages all summer long.
How to choose the best and sweetest watermelon
No matter the size, the watermelon should feel heavy when you pick it up.
Look for the buttery yellow spot where it sat on the ground during its growing season and finally, give it knock.
While it’s important to pick the right watermelon, picking the sweetest strawberries is easy, especially if you have a strawberry farm near your home.
Lucky us…We do!
There is nothing tastier than enjoying the fruits of your labor. Don’t these strawberries look delicious?
How to make Strawberry Watermelon Popsicles at home
Five easy ingredients is all you need, including watermelon, strawberries, fresh mint, sugar and lemon juice. These fruit popsicles are a healthy alternative to ice cream.
I decided that blending sweet watermelon and summer strawberries with a burst of lemon and mint would be refreshing and a better alternative to what you get in the frozen section of the grocery store.
If you don’t have a popsicle mold, pick one up at any home store along with food safe popsicle sticks.
Watermelon and strawberries are perfect fruits to turn into ice pops as are peaches and another stone fruits.
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Strawberry Watermelon Popsicles
- 2 cups cubed seedless watermelon
- 8 - 10 strawberries
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- Handful of mint leaves
- Using a blender, purée the watermelon, strawberries, sugar, lemon juice and mint leaves.
- Pour the purée into a Popsicle mold, add the wooden sticks and freeze for at least 4 hours before serving.
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12 thoughts on “Strawberry Watermelon Popsicles”
YUM! These popsicles look like a perfect summer treat! I’ll definitely be giving these a try!
Liz these Popsicles have been a lifesaver this summer. My kids have been on a watermelon kick.
Oh yum! My favorite flavors blend together, love your popsicles!
Thanks Patty. They’re a great way to cool down this hot summer.
Watermelon and strawberries go so well together..Loving these popsicles!
Thanks so much.
Can’t fault these, in fact I’m gonna have to go watermelon shopping this weekend!
I agree…the watermelon is so sweet and tasty right now. Perfect blended in a popsicle.
We love homemade popsicles around here – we’ll have to add this one to the rotation!
yes…these pops are a hit around here. Hope you like them 🙂
Made this last night. I loved it when I tasted it before putting into molds. My grandson will eat them up. Thanks!
Thanks Gail. We are gobbling popsicles this summer too with this hot weather we are having. Enjoy!
For everyday living, I like to prepare dishes that take little time, where the ingredients are easy to find at the local grocer and above all, taste good.
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