August | Midlife

 
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Trapped by too many Temptations

Chocolate covered fruit ice popsicles (2 Recipes variations):

1.

Chocolate covered Watermelon Kalamata Ice Popsicle topped with Maldon salt.

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups watermelon, seeded and diced 


1/2 cup water

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon white sugar

1/3 cup chopped Kalamata olives

1 tsp Maldon salt

How to prepare:

Blend watermelon, water, lemon juice together in a blender until smooth.

Add chopped kalamata olives to the mixture

Pour the mixture into the popsicle molds.

Freeze for 20 minutes and gently insert popsicle sticks.

Freeze until solid, about 2 hours more.

Chocolate cover: see below.

2.

Chocolate covered Mint Orange Ice Popsicle with Jalapeño toppings.

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups fresh mint leaves 


1/2 cup water

1 tablespoon fresh orange juice

1 tablespoon white sugar

1/4 cup chopped Jalapeño

1 tsp Maldon salt

How to prepare:

Blend mint leaves, water, orange juice together in a blender until smooth.

Add 1 tsp chopped jalapeño to the mixture

Pour the mixture into the popsicle molds.

Freeze for 20 minutes and gently insert popsicle sticks.

Freeze until solid, about 2 hours more.

Chocolate cover:

Ingredients:

3 tbsp coconut oil

1 cup chopped dark chocolate (150 g)

How to prepare:

Combine coconut oil and dark chocolate in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Let cool slightly before using.

Remove the popsicles from their molds.

Pour the chocolate coating into a dish plate.

Dip the popsicles into the chocolate coating and add Maldon Salt to the watermelon popsicles and chopped jalapeños to the mint popsicle immediately.