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watermelon lemonade popsicles

Freshly juiced watermelon hand mixed with lemon for a refreshing summer lemonade that's sweetened with mint syrup and poured into popsicle molds with a contrasting greek yogurt and mint tip.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 10
Author: the communal feast

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 1 cup lemon juiced (roughly 5 large lemons)
  • 4 oz mint simple syrup
  • 4 TBS vanilla greek yogurt or plain
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • fresh mint
  • optional: small chunks of watermelon
  • optional tajin garnish

Instructions

  • 1. To a blender add the chunks of watermelon, rind removed. Strain to remove all the pulp.
  • 2. Juice all the lemons ensuring to remove all the seeds. Mix juiced watermelon and lemon juice together by adding to a large pitcher. Pour in 4 oz of mint syrup (add more if wanting to taste sweeter) stir until just combined.
  • 3. Combine the greek yogurt with vanilla and a handful of chopped mint leaves. Add more mint for extra pop of green.
  • 4. Add the greek yogurt mix to the base of each popsicle mold. Push in a small piece of watermelon fruit if desired and fill to the top with the lemonade blend. freeze for 4 hours or overnight.
  • 5. Sprinkle with a little tajin spice if desired. Enjoy!

Notes

Mint syrup: combine equal parts sugar and water (1/2 cup each) bring to a slow boil and reduce to simmer. Once all the sugar is dissolved, add a handful of mint with stems and simmer for 10 minutes. Cool slightly before using. Keep refrigerated 1 week.