Home Made Ice Lollies

E absolutely loves ice lollies and ice cream and even more so whilst we have been having this glorious hot weather, so when Sykes Cottages contacted me inviting us to make some home-made ice lollies with E for a competition. Needless to say I jumped at the chance.

They kindly sent us some ice lolly moulds and an ice lolly recipe book for inspiration.

After much thought we decided to make Strawberry and Watermelon ice lollies – two of E’s favourite fruits.

ice lolly recipeIngredients –

  • 1 lb Watermelon
  • 1/2 lb of Strawberries
  • Juice of a lime
  • tablespoon of sugar

Method – Photos of E displaying the method!

Step One – Hull Strawberries and cut them in half and then blend

Cutting Strawberries watermelon ice lolly

Step Two – Sieve the puree through a fine mesh sieve, discard any solids.

Step Three – Chop the watermelon in to pieces and then blend

Blended Watermelon

Step Four – Sieve the Watermelon puree and discard solids

Straining strawberriesStep Five – Add table-spoon of sugar and the juice of a lime, stir until sugar dissolves

Disolving sugard Squeezing the lemon

Step six  – Pour the mixture into ice lolly moulds, put the sticks in and freeze for 3-4 hours

puring in puree ice lolly moulds

Step Seven – Enjoy!

These ice lollies are so simple to make and E really enjoyed herself. A really healthy alternative to some of the shop bought lollies you can buy.

The hardest part of making the lollies for E, was having to wait for them to freeze. But as she can see she really enjoyed them once they were ready.

Eating the ice lolly Childrens home made ice lollies

I have already been told that the next ice lollies have to have bananas in…

Home Made Ice Lollie



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  1. Susan Jane Gray
    August 10, 2014 / 2:28 pm

    Homemade lollies are definitely a favourite in my house. XXX

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