Minty Sugar Kiss Melon Popsicles
What do you do to cool off on a hot summer day? Jump in a pool? Turn up the AC?
How about eating a popsicle?
It doesn't get much better than a refreshing, delicious, frozen treat to get a bit of relief from the heat. Made with one of the sweetest, most succulent of melons, these light and beautiful popsicles are a truly satisfying dessert, without any adding any sugar. Not even a pinch!
Of course, kids will love these. But with the Sugar Kiss Melon as the main ingredient, these popsicles will wow and delight a more sophisticated palate, too.
Minty Sugar Kiss Melon Popsicles Recipe:
Makes 6 (4-ounce) popsicles
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Freezing Time: at least 4 hours
4 cups Sugar Kiss melon, cut into large chunks (approximately 1 melon)
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup loosely packed, fresh mint leaves
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
1.Prepare 6 (4-ounce) popsicle molds by either placing them in their stands or by putting them upright in a container in which they will be snug. (A Tupperware works well for this.)
2.Place the melon in a blender, or food processor fitted with the blade attachment, and blend until it's smooth. (Initially you might need to start and stop a couple of times to move around the melon.)
3.Add the yogurt, vanilla, mint leaves and salt, and blend until the mint is just tiny specs.
4.Slowly pour the the melon mixture into the 6 molds and place them carefully in the freezer until they are frozen solid, at least 4 hours.