Wow, it is HOT out there this week! When the weather gets so warm and sticky, I like to find cold things to eat. I could eat ice cream all the time, but that’s not very healthy. Frozen grapes and blueberries make a good snack. And I want to share with you this watermelon ice recipe that I’ve made a few times, which is refreshingly cold as well as budget friendly! I hope you try it.
1/3 cup water
1/3 cup sugar
Chilled watermelon (about 3 lbs), cut into small (1-2 inch) chunks
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1. Simmer water and sugar together in a sauce pain on low heat. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
2. Transfer mixture to a bowl, then set that bowl into a larger bowl of ice and water (to cool it down).
3. Continuously stir until you have a cold syrup.
4. Slowly puree watermelon chunks in a blender, while slowly adding the syrup and lemon juice.
5. Through a sieve, pour the mixture from the blender into a 9-inch square metal baking pan.
6. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze.
7. Scrape the watermelon ice with a fork to lighten texture, scoop into small serving bowls.
8. Garnish with a watermelon wedge or mint leaf. Enjoy!
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