"This sweet frosty snack is so refreshing on hot summer days," writes Darlene Brenden from Salem, Oregon. Store it in the freezer, so it's a snap to scoop and serve in snow cone cups.
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + freezing
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup watermelon or mixed fruit gelatin powder
- 3/4 cup boiling water
- 5 cups seeded cubed watermelon
- In a large bowl, dissolve sugar and gelatin in boiling water; set aside. Place watermelon in a food processor; cover and puree. Stir into gelatin mixture.
- Pour into an ungreased pan. Cover and freeze overnight. Remove from the freezer 15 minutes before serving; scrape ice with a fork. Serve in paper cones or serving dishes.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 132 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 26mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Watermelon Ice in Quick Cooking July/August 2000