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Watermelon-Mint Paletas

Rated as 4.71 out of 5 Stars

"These Mexican frozen pops are just what you need on a hot summer day."
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8 h 45 m servings 58
Original recipe yields 10 servings (10 ice pops)


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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

Per Serving: 58 calories; 0.1 14.8 0.4 0 59 Full nutrition

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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! :)

Great recipe . I followed it as is. Might try a little cayenne with it next time .

i made no changes and will enjoy it the same way FOREVVVVVVVVERRRRRR

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. Otherwi...

Sooo good! I used less sugar but other than that, followed it exactly. Totally refreshingand easy!