For the fruit juice
- 1 cup Watermelon chunks *(Note 1)
- 1/2 cup Strawberries, chopped
- 1/2 Lemon
- Any Sweetener (Honey, Maple Syrup, Sugar – if required)
- 1/2 cup Water, if required
- Few fruit slices (Strawberry, blueberry, grapes, kiwi)
Note 1: FRUITS
- You can use a mixture of fruits for this. Use any fruit which you can make a juice out of. Skip heavy fruits like banana, custard apple etc.
12 POPSICLE MOLDS
POPSICLE MOLD SUBSTITUTE
- Disposable Plastic Glasses
- Aluminum Foil
- Ice Cream Sticks
- Add the fruit chunks to a blender and blend to a fine mixture. Pass it through a sieve to get a smooth liquid. Add about 1/2 cup of water to dilute if it is too thick.
- Squeeze lemon into the juice/ Taste it & add sweetener if required.
- To popsicle molds, add the cut out fruit slices. (This adds texture to the popsicles. You can skip this if you want)
- Pour the juice into the molds up to three fourths of the mold. Close with the lid.
- Freeze it for a minimum of 6-8 hours or overnight until it is completely set. Do not open the molds in between to check.
- Once set, you can easily get it out by pulling it. In case it doesn’t come out. dip the molds in hot water for 5-10 seconds. Or run tap water on the molds for 10-15 seconds. You will be able to pull out the popsicles easily.
this stays well in freezer upto 3 days
To make Popsicle mold substitute at home
- Pour the juice into small disposable plastic cups.
- Tightly cover the glasses with a thick double layer of aluminum foil.
- Through the center, pierce ice cream stick on all glasses.
- Carefully freeze them overnight or until set.
- To remove, simply cut out the disposable glass from around the popsicle. Or you could try removing the aluminum foil, running tap water on the back of the glasses and pulling them out! Enjoy!