Watermelon, Raspberry and Mint Popsicles

February 22, 2012

What is cuter than a homemade popsicle, I ask you this? There are endless ingredient possibilities: berries, mango, banana, yoghurt, my mind swirls with glee at the very thought.

I’ve been crushing on homemade fruit popsicles for a long time, and on Australia Day last month I finally worked up the courage to ask my crush on a date.

Blushing Summer watermelon and raspberries were combined with dainty touch of sugar. And what’s a date without a little mint?

How sweet it is to be loved by you.

Watermelon, Raspberry and Mint Popsicles

This recipe requires a blender and popsicle moulds. It will yield 25 x 50ml popsicles, or ~1.25 Litres of mixture. If not feeding a large crowd, half or quarter the recipe. Leftover mixture will be lovely mixed with some soda water for a refreshing summer drink.

Ingredients

3 cups chopped Watermelon
2 cups frozen Raspberries
6 sprigs fresh Mint
1-2 teaspoons Stevia (you can use sugar or agave nectar if you wish. Honey or any thicker sweetener might be too viscous and not dissolve/distribute properly)
A pinch of Salt

Method

1. Add the watermelon, raspberry, mint, 1 teaspoon stevia and salt to a blender. Blend until smooth.
2. Taste and add more stevia if required – your fruit may be sweet enough! Blend again.
3. Using a ladle, pour the mixture into the popsicle moulds and freeze for at least 4 hours.
4. To turn out, run the moulds under cool water. If required, sit them in a bath of cool water for a minute or so. When the bottom feels like it will give easily, gently pull them out and voilΓ !

Heidi xo
  • Emma - Living through our renovations... February 22, 2012 at 7:14 am

    Yum!

    I have to dig the Tupperware moulds I bought ages ago out and give these a try πŸ™‚

  • Hannah February 22, 2012 at 7:44 am

    yummy, I keep meaning to make icypoles but can't find our moulds anywhere!! Loving this recipe & yay it uses stevia, which I recently bought to replace sugar for a little while x

  • Lisa (bakebikeblog) February 22, 2012 at 8:03 am

    I will have to see if my Mum still has her icypole moulds!

  • Iron Chef Shellie February 22, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    I was so meant to make popsicles this summer but never go around to it!… it's not too late though!!

  • Cass @foodmyfriend February 22, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    I thought this was a tongue from first glance! We still have the tupperware ones in the pantry somewhere. Ahh memories.

  • Michelle Chin February 22, 2012 at 8:41 pm

    How about peach popsicle? Hehe. πŸ™‚

  • Hannah February 22, 2012 at 9:54 pm

    Yes, delicious. Delicious indeed.

    BUT OH MY GOD THREE SLEEPS!!!!!!

    *whirls around in glee for you*

    xoxo

  • Heidi February 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

    emma – I need to get myself some good moulds actually…

    Hannah – I quite like Stevie!

    Lisa – yes do! πŸ™‚

    Michele – never too late with Melbourne's unpredictable weather πŸ˜‰

    Cass – haha gross!! πŸ™‚ ahhh memories indeed…

    Michelle – yum!! that'd be awesome.

    Hannah – now only 2 more!!! crazy. I love that you're on topic. I, clearly, am not πŸ™‚ Saturday I will be…

    Heidi xo

  • Ames February 23, 2012 at 11:54 am

    How very cute and perfect for this summer weather :).

    I know I haven’t really been a visible reader of your blog but just wanted to let you know I’ve nominated you for The Versatile Blogger award! Please see and accept below:
    http://amelbournegirlatheart.wordpress.com/2012/02/22/back-but-not/

    Keep up the great work!

  • Lisa February 23, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    Yummy! Oh and well done posting in the week of your wedding.

  • Sneh | Cook Republic February 24, 2012 at 7:24 am

    Love the opening shot! So fruity and summery πŸ™‚

  • Daisy@Nevertoosweet February 24, 2012 at 8:27 am

    Yum these popsicles sound so refreshing especially with the Mint πŸ™‚ I've never made popsicles at home! WOW it's your wedding week πŸ™‚ Congratulations Heidi!!! Please share photos with us!!!

  • Heidi February 24, 2012 at 10:39 am

    Ames – wow, thank you, how lovely!!

    Lisa – thanks, all pre-planned πŸ˜‰

    Sneh – thanks, I kinda love it too! Summer πŸ™‚

    Daisy – I absolutely will!!

    Heidi xo

  • Johanna February 24, 2012 at 7:02 pm

    Wow Heidi,congrats on the nomination above! Love the popsicle recipe, it's happiness on a stick πŸ™‚

  • Martyna@WholesomeCook February 28, 2012 at 9:44 am

    Yumm, perfect flavour combination in my opinion πŸ™‚