• Makes 12
  • 180 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 5 Ingredients


Sweet Fruity Summer's Treat

Ingredients (makes 12 Icy-poles)

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 sprigs mint
  • 1kg watermelon, peeled, diced
  • 2 tbs fresh lemon juice


  1. Put water and sugar in a saucepan. Stir with a wooden spoon over medium heat for 5 minutes or until sugar has dissolved.
  2. Add mint and bring the mixture to the boil. Boil, uncovered for 5 mins or until the it thickens to a syrup.
  3. Pour the syrup into a small bowl, remove mint and cool in the fridge
  4. Place the syrup and watermelon and lemon juice in a food processor and process until smooth. Strain mixture through a sieve into a jug. Pour mixture into twelve ice-block moulds, insert stick and freeze

  • Thanks for the recipe. Love the taste of watermelon. So refreshing.


  • These look really lovely and refreshing.


  • Yum Yum Yum! This takes me back to a watermelon crush/slushie from Thailand. It was our fave thing to have each day. These are so easy to make. I’m definitely onto this one.


  • Easy, simple and healthy – why wouldn’t you make these for your children? Saves money too.


  • This looks ultra refreshing!


  • Thanks for sharing this refreshing treat, looks great!.


  • oh i love the addition of the mint!


  • Tried tthese, loved these, as I predicted, they’re sure to become a favorite


  • Oh yum, yum, yummy these will be a fave in our house for the rest of the summer!


  • Sounds perfect.


  • Nicely fresh!


  • i loved and shared this recipe. i wonder if you can just skip the sugar though because the watermelon will be sweet enough

    • Yes, I have made them with less sugar with no problems


  • Thanks for sharing; look so good.

    • These are so colourful and delightful looking.


  • Great refreshing Summer treat! Yum!


  • So healthy and cool! Perfect to cool off on the hot days we’ve been having lately!!


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