These Mexican frozen pops are just what you need on a hot summer day.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
5 mins
additional:
8 hrs 30 mins
total:
8 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 ice pops
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix water and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.

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  • Blend sugar syrup, watermelon, mint, lime juice, lime zest, and salt in a blender until liquefied, 1 to 2 minutes. Pour the mixture into 10 ice pop molds.

  • Freeze paletas for 2 hours and insert wooden sticks or handles into the molds; return to freezer and freeze until solid, 12 to 24 hours.

Nutrition Facts

58 calories; protein 0.4g 1% DV; carbohydrates 14.8g 5% DV; fat 0.1g; cholesterolmg; sodium 59.2mg 2% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (5)

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Rating: 5 stars
07/16/2014
Great recipe. I followed it as is. Might try a little cayenne with it next time. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
07/16/2012
I thought these were fun to make! Next time I'm going to leave out the salt and use only half the sugar they recommend. But a nice treat on a summer day!:) Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
07/16/2012
I thought these were fun to make! Next time I'm going to leave out the salt and use only half the sugar they recommend. But a nice treat on a summer day!:) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/16/2014
Great recipe. I followed it as is. Might try a little cayenne with it next time. Read More
(1)
Rating: 5 stars
06/21/2017
Sooo good! I used less sugar but other than that followed it exactly. Totally refreshingand easy! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/09/2019
i made no changes and will enjoy it the same way FOREVVVVVVVVERRRRRR Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/07/2017
Great aroma and refreshing taste. Going to make another batch right away. These won't last long. Used 1/2 cup simple syrup I already had rather than creating as described in the recipe. Otherwise followed recipe as written. Read More