This Strawberry Watermelon Popsicle recipe is a delicious and refreshing fruit snack that is quick and easy to make, naturally vegan and perfect for summer! It’s a simple dairy-free, fat-free and low-calorie ice cream recipe that uses just 3 natural ingredients with no added sugar and can be made with any fresh fruits and berries!
Easy strawberry melon popsicles
I love summer, I love watermelon, and I love strawberries! But sometimes you can’t eat all the freshly picked strawberries and huge watermelon right away. So I like to turn leftovers into healthy smoothies or fruity ice cream treats!
Anyway, today I would like to share this idea for using up leftover fruit with you. So I share this strawberry watermelon popsicle recipe, which also works great with any other type of fruit. It’s super easy to make and the result is just perfect when you need a cool, refreshing and low-calorie snack. Of course, if you have an ice cream maker, you could also turn this into a fruit sorbet.
Vegan 3 ingredient ice cream made from natural ingredients
For this strawberry watermelon popsicle recipe, all you need is fresh fruit. I use:
- Strawberries: These can be fresh or frozen.
- Watermelon: cut into pieces and seeded.
- Lime: the juice of it and a little zest.
Other possible fruit variations include:
- Berries: Raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, currants, gooseberries
- Stone fruits: cherries, apricots, nectarines, peaches, plums, pears, apples
- Citrus fruits: oranges, mandarins, lemons
- Exotic fruits: bananas, mango, passion fruit, pineapple, papaya
Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake or Yogurt popsicles
If you love my vegan New York Cheesecake or the best Strawberry Cheesecake, you can also turn this recipe into Strawberry Cheesecake popsicles. To do this, simply purée just 8.8 oz (250 g) of strawberries and then layer it with 8.8 oz (250 g) of cashew cream (see vegan Magnum recipe) or vegan coconut or vanilla yogurt in the ice cream molds.
How to make strawberry watermelon popsicles – It’s that easy!
As always, I recommend checking out this step-by-step instruction first. Then you can find the full recipe with exact measurements in the recipe card below!
- First, cut the watermelon into large chunks, removing the seeds, and cut the strawberries in half.
- Then blend all ingredients until smooth, pour into ice cream molds, insert sticks and freeze. That’s it!
Tips for making popsicles
- If you are using frozen strawberries, rinse them briefly under warm water to remove any ice crystals and make blending easier.
- You can either purée the fruit in a blender or use an immersion stick blender.
- When you pour the “smoothie mixture“ into the ice cream molds, be sure to leave some space at the top for them to expand.
- The strawberry watermelon ice cream needs to be frozen for at least 4 hours until hard.
- To make it easier to remove the frozen popsicle from the mold, you can hold the mold under warm water for a few seconds.
This strawberry watermelon popsicle recipe is:
- Low calorie
- Ideal to use up leftover fruit
- The perfect refreshment for summer!
More refreshing recipes to cool off in summer
- Watermelon Pizza
- Vegan Magnum
- Coconut Cheesecake
- Mango Lassi
- Watermelon Slush
- Strawberry Ice Cream Pie
If you try this fruit popsicle recipe, feel free to leave me a comment and a star rating! And if you take a picture of your ice cream version and share it on Instagram, please tag me @biancazapatka and use the hashtag #biancazapatka because I love seeing your remakes! Have fun trying! 🙂
Strawberry Watermelon PopsiclesAuthor:
- 8.8 oz (250 g) strawberries fresh or frozen
- 8.8 oz (250 g) watermelon cut into pieces and seeded
- 1 lime juice and a bit of zest
*Note: Check out the recipe video + step-by-step photos above!
- Cut the watermelon into large chunks and remove the seeds. If using frozen strawberries, rinse under warm water to get rid of the ice crystals. Then cut into halves.
- Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth (or use an immersion stick blender).
- Pour the "smoothie mixture" into popsicle molds, leaving a little space at the top for them to expand. Insert sticks and freeze for at least 4 hours, or until hard.
- Run the mold under warm water for a few seconds to loosen them up as needed, then remove from the mold.
- Want to use different fruit or make a strawberry cheesecake version? Then be sure to read the suggestions and tips in the blog post above!
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