Watermelon Popsicles

Total Time
11hrs 30mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
11 hrs

A cool summer treat for the kids, It looks like wedges of watermelon when done. You will need either popsicle molds OR 24 3oz paper cups, and 24 wooden popsicle sticks.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 small watermelon, seedless
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 cup mini chocolate chip
  • 2 pints lime sherbet, softened

Directions

  1. Scoop out and measure 10 cups watermelon pulp. Puree watermelon and sugar in batches in blender until smooth.
  2. Push puree through mesh strainer into a large bowl. Cover and freeze until puree is slushy but not solid, about 3 hours.
  3. Remove from freezer, stir in chocolate chips. Place 24 3oz disposable cups in 2 shallow baking pans (spoon puree into cups to within 1/2" of rim). Place pans in freezer until puree is solid but not rick hard, about 2 hours.
  4. spread softened sherbet on top of each portion of puree so that it comes up to edge of cup. smooth top off with the edge of a butter knife. Cover each cup with plastic wrap and cut small slit in center. Insert popsicle stick into each cup so it reaches the bottom. Freeze until solid, about 6 hours and up to 2 days.
  5. To unmold: Let pops sit at room temperature for about 1 minute. then gently pull out from cups. Or you can peel away the cups from the pops.