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Refreshing watermelon recipes to make for the summer

Cienna Roget and Erin Meek

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Watermelon Popsicles

Ingredients/Supplies

  • 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
  • 6 kiwi
  • 1 Tbsp mini chocolate chips
  • Blender, popsicles molds

Directions:

  • Mix watermelon, granulated sugar and lemon juice into a blender, mix until well pureed.
  • Wipe off foam from watermelon mixture, then pour into popsicle molds, filling them  ⅔ full.
  • Then, evenly sprinkle the mini chocolate chips into the watermelon popsicle molds.
  • Cover popsicle molds with a lid and freeze for 3 ½ hours.
  • In the last 30 minutes of the popsicles are freezing, whisk together coconut milk and ½ tablespoon of granulated sugar, then chill for 30 minutes.
  • Pull the popsicle molds out of the freezing, and pour coconut milk mixture into the molds, adding a layer to the popsicle.
  • Now, cut kiwi’s in half and scoop into a blender, mix together with 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar. Using a strainer, strain the seeds from the mixture, then chill for 30 minutes.
  • Pour kiwi layer into popsicle molds, and freeze entire popsicles for 1 ½ -2 hours.
  • You’re done, enjoy!

Watermelon Lemonade

Ingredients:

7 cups seedless watermelon, cut into cubes

1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 3 lemons)

⅔ cup granulated sugar

2 cups sparkling lemon flavored water

2 cups sparkling watermelon flavored water

ice cubes

lemon & watermelon slice, for garnish

Directions:

  • Put watermelon into a blender, blend until fully pureed.
  • Then, using a strainer, strain the watermelon into a large bowl
  • Pour strained watermelon into a pitcher, add lemon juice and sugar, stir well.
  • Then, pour in the lemon and watermelon sparkling water, and stir everything together.
  • Add ice, watermelon and lemon slices for garnish. You are done, enjoy!

 

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