Cool pops!

WATERMELON-MINT POPS

3½ cups seeded, cubed fresh watermelon

¼ cup cold water

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice

6-8 mint leaves

Pinch of sugar (optional)

 

Place ingredients in a blender. 

Puree until smooth. 

Pour into popsicle molds. 

Freeze until firm (about 8 hours or overnight).


 LEMON-LIME BASIL POPS

½ cup lemon juice
(juice from 2 lemons)

3 tablespoons lime juice
(juice from 1 lime)

20 fresh basil leaves

¼ cup white sugar

1 cup water

 

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. 

Use cheesecloth or a mesh strainer to separate any lingering solid material. 

Pour into popsicle molds.

Freeze until firm (about 8 hours or overnight).


 FRUITY ICED-TEA POPS

1 cup blueberries

1 cup raspberries

1 peeled, sliced peach 

1 peeled, sliced kiwi

2 cups (16 ounces) prepared iced tea

 

Fold fruit together in a medium-sized bowl.

Add fruit to popsicle molds. 

Pour iced tea over fruit to fill molds. 

Freeze until firm (about 8 hours or overnight).

 


 

Megan Devine adapted these recipes craftyemmakate.tumblr.com and zoku.com. She lives in Northeastern Minnesota and blogs at kidsandeggs.com.