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Dr. Nandi Ice Pops

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  • Author: Therese
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Ingredients

You are going to need to make two separate layers

Watermelon layer:

1/4 cup raw sugar

1/4 cup water

1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint

2 cups cubed seeded watermelon

1 Tbsp fresh lime juice

Lemon layer:

6 Tbsp raw sugar

1/2 cup water

2/3 cup fresh lemon juice

1/3 cup fresh orange juice

1/4 tsp orange extract

Instructions

When making the watermelon layer, add 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup water in a small saucepan over medium-high heat.

Bring to a boil; cook for 30 seconds, keep stirring until sugar dissolves.

Stir in mint; cover and let stand 30 minutes.

Strain through a sieve into a bowl.

Place watermelon in a blender; process until smooth.

Strain puree through a sieve into bowl with mint syrup and press with back of a spoon to extract juice.

You will not need the solids, we suggest composting them.

Stir in lime juice; cover and chill 1 hour.

Pour about 2 1/2 Tbsp watermelon mixture into each of 8 ice pop molds.

Freeze until almost set (1 1/2-2 hours).

Arrange 1 wooden stick into mixture, being careful not to push through to bottom of mold.

Return to freezer. Freeze 1 hour or until frozen.

Now it is time to make the lemon layer.

Add the 6 Tbsp of raw sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan over medium-high heat.

Bring to a boil and cook 30 seconds.

You must keep stirring until sugar dissolves.

Pour into a bowl and stir in lemon juice, orange juice, and extract.

Cool 15 – 20minutes.

Cover and chill at least 1 hour.

Remove molds from freezer.

Pour about 3 Tbsp lemon mixture over frozen watermelon mixture in each mold.

Freeze 2 hours or until completely frozen.

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