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LEADERBRAND - WATERMELON ICEBLOCKS RECIPE LEADERBRAND - WATERMELON ICEBLOCKS RECIPE

WAtermelon ice blocks

Directions

Mix the sugar, water and lemon juice together in a small saucepan. Heat over a medium heat stirring occasionally until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and chill.

Cut up the watermelon and remove all seeds and cut away rind. Puree in a high-speed blender or food processor. Pass the watermelon through a sieve if seeds remain or flesh too coarse.

Stir in chilled sugar syrup. Pour into a freezable container, and place in the freezer for 2 hours. After 2 hours it can be flaked with a fork and spooned into ice block moulds. Pack and push into the moulds to remove any holes. Freeze for minimum of 8 hours before serving.

Alternatively, freeze in an ice-cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Once frozen scoop into an airtight container and store in the freezer.

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LEADERBRAND WATERMELON

WATERMELON

Juicy, colourful and delicious, there’s no summertime fruit quite like watermelon.

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Serving Size: 150 g Quantity per serving Quantity per 100g
Energy  232.0 kJ 154.7 kJ
Protein 1.3 g 0.9 g
Fat, total 0.3 g 0.2 g
– saturated 0.0 g 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 11.4 g 7.6 g
– sugars 11.4 g 11.4 g
Dietary Fiber 0.7 g 0.5 g
Sodium 0.0 mg 0.0 mg

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only

timer Total time 30 mins hourglass_empty Prep time 30mins emergency Chill Time 2 + 8 hours people Serving 12-15 info_outline Difficulty Easy
Ingredients
  • 6 cups LeaderBrand Watermelon
  • 2 cups caster sugar
  • 1 cup chilled water
  • ½ cup lemon or lime juice
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