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Pink melon lollies

Pink melon lollies

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Prep: 15 mins Plus overnight freezing no cook

Easy

Makes 8 small lollies
Ice pops in the literal sense - these little frozen fruit balls are served with popping candy for extra pizzazz

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition per serving

  • kcalories56
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs13g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre0g
  • protein1g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 900g diced, skinned and deseeded watermelon - fiddly but worth it

    Watermelon

    wort-er-mel-on

    Thought to have originated in Africa, watermelons are distinct from musk melons such as…

  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 5 tbsp lime juice (you'll need about 3 limes)
  • 2 tbsp grated ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • green popping candy, to serve (optional- see tip, below)

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Method

  1. Put the melon, sugar, lime juice and ginger in a blender (or use a stick blender) and whizz until smooth. Skim off any fluffy stuff, then divide between ice lolly moulds and freeze overnight.

  2. When you’re ready to serve, remove the lollies from their moulds and dip into popping candy, if you like, or see tip, before tucking in.

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Comments (2)

kateisabelle's picture
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i am going to try these

etux's picture

These are very unusual lollies - a lot spicier than I expected so more for the adults than kids (I measured the grated ginger, not the ginger before I'd grated it, don't know if that was correct, but it was quite a lot) - and would probably make a quirky palate cleanser if you wanted to posh up a dinner party. Mine didn't come out as red as the picture, and I tried to use a silicon cake pop mould but the mixture just seeped out the middle so I only got semi-spheres. Would love to know how to get balls as it looks much better than mine!

P.S. At the time of writing Waitrose sells popping candy (but not green)

Questions (1)

jaffaa's picture

I'd love to know what you used as a mould for these round beauties...melon baller and freeze on tray? Special spherical lolly mould?

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