Dr. Nandi Ice Pops

Dr. Nandi Ice Pops



  • 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


  • 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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