Cantaloupe Ice Pops Recipe

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Cantaloupe Ice Pops Recipe
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Cantaloupe Ice Pops Recipe

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Your reminders to "eat your fruit" will finally stick, once kids take a lick of these mmm-melony snacks. A perfect use for over-ripe cantaloupe, these pops make a light dessert or healthy between-meal refresher.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + freezing
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + freezing

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed cantaloupe
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint or 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 12 plastic cups or Popsicle molds (3 ounces each)
  • 12 Popsicle sticks

Directions

In a blender or food processor, combine the first five ingredients; cover and process until smooth. Pour 1/4 cup into each cup or mold; insert Popsicle sticks. Freeze until firm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Cantaloupe Ice Pops in Light & Tasty June/July 2003, p5

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 36 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit.

  • 4 cups cubed cantaloupe
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint or 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 12 plastic cups or Popsicle molds (3 ounces each)
  • 12 Popsicle sticks
  1. In a blender or food processor, combine the first five ingredients; cover and process until smooth. Pour 1/4 cup into each cup or mold; insert Popsicle sticks. Freeze until firm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Cantaloupe Ice Pops in Light & Tasty June/July 2003, p5

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VickyGr User ID: 3795063 47686
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2011

"I used orange juice and zest because I didn't have any lemons and it turned out great! The fresh mint I used, straigth from my parent's garden, made all the difference!"

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