Looking for an simple, wholesome, and scrumptious frozen snack for your children this summer season? These Frozen Watermelon Pops are a scrumptious treat to serve a crowd!
Is Watermelon Good After Being Frozen?
The quick answer is yes. You can freeze watermelon and consume it frozen and it is nevertheless scrumptious! Once frozen watermelon thaws, it will get mushy. But there are lots of factors you can do with frozen watermelon, so do not throw out your old watermelon!
Ways to Use Frozen Watermelon
- Turn it into popsicles
- Make watermelon slushies, granita or sorbet
- Blend it in a smoothie
- Blend watermelon and other fruit of your decision and make popsicles
How To Cut Watermelon For Kids
- To commence, slice your watermelon into discs.
- Cut the discs into ‘strips’ and then reduce these into smaller sized cubes for a smaller sized size pop. Basically you just want pieces that would make superior popsicle shapes.
- To see how we like to reduce watermelon, see this post.
- Place a popsicle stick in the center of every piece.
How to Make Watermelon Pops
Once your watermelon is reduce and the popsicle sticks are in, you can commence the dipping!
- Melt your chocolate in microwave secure bowl in 30 second increments. Stir amongst every 30 seconds.
- Let the chocolate cool for just a handful of minutes prior to dipping.
- Take every watermelon cube and dip into the chocolate so that the chocolate comes about half way up. You can use a spoon to aid spread the chocolate on the watermelon.
- If you want to add toppings, sprinkle them on now when the chocolate is nevertheless a bit melted.
- Place on a baking sheet lined with a piece of parchment paper.
- Place the baking sheet in the freezer for 2 hours or till they are frozen.
After a couple of hours you will have yummy fresh watermelon pops! You can whip up a large batch of these in about 10 minutes. And not only are they rapid, but they are low-cost! You can make 1 of these pops for about 10 cents based on how substantially you get your watermelon for. And you can really feel superior about letting your children consume more than 1 simply because they are packed with nutrients.
- 1 medium watermelon
- 1 cup chocolate chips
- popsicle sticks
Cut watermelon into discs, and then into big cubes.
Place a popsicle stick into every watermelon cube.
Melt chocolate in the microwave in a microwave secure bowl in 30 second increments. Stir in amongst in 30 seconds.
Dip every watermelon cube into chocolate and sprinkle toppings on. Place on a baking sheet covered in parchment paper.
Freeze for 2 hours or till every watermelon pop is frozen.
Serve and take pleasure in or location in an airtight container for up to 2 months in the freezer.