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Watermelon Slushies Recipe: Frozen Summer Drink Idea

Watermelon is synonymous with summer, picnics, and beaches. It is sweet, juicy, and so refreshing. Contrary to popular belief, watermelon is not only made up of water and sugar. It is loaded with a high amount of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Another reason to love this fruit is that is low in calories. Studies show that consuming watermelon reduces the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, and cancer. Watermelon is also rich in fiber which helps prevent constipation.

This recipe is a healthier way to satisfy your slushy cravings. Made from watermelon and lemon juice, this slushy drink is 100 % fruit, no artificial sweeteners, delicious, and refreshing. If you get a perfectly ripe and juicy watermelon, there is no need to add any sugar to this drink.


• 2 cups of watermelon
• 1/4 cup of Meyer lemon juice


This recipe takes about 5 minutes to prepare. The watermelon needs to set in the freezer for 2 to 3 hours. Serves 2.

Cut the watermelon on both ends.
Place one end on the cutting board so that it is in a standing position.
Slice off the rind.
Cut the watermelon flesh into half and then into small cubes.
Put the watermelon cubes in a bowl.
Let the watermelon cubes set in the freezer for 2 to 3 hours.
In a blender, place watermelon cubes and lemon juice.
Blend until smooth.

Ideas and Tips:

• Freezing the watermelon cubes prevents the drink from being too watery.

Watermelon Slushies Recipe: Frozen Summer Drink Idea
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Summer Watermelon Dessert

Watermelons are such a summer favorite. Whether it is watermelon juice, smoothie, or dessert, this colorful fruit is so refreshing. This recipe is a cheesecake that has been made to look like a watermelon. Creamy cheesecake with pureed watermelon jelly and crunchy biscuit base, this dessert is perfect for summer. This is an egg-free and no-bake dessert recipe.


Crunch Base:


• 200 grams of plain cookies
• 100 grams of butter or margarine
• Green gel food coloring


• 200 grams of plain cookies
• 100 grams of butter or margarine
• Red gel food coloring


• 10 grams of powdered gelatin
• 25 ml of room temperature water
• 1 cup of cream cheese
• 1/3 cup of sugar
• 1/4 cup of cream

Watermelon Jelly:

• 345 grams of fresh seedless watermelon
• 1 packet of strawberry jello

Watermelon Seeds:

• 100 grams of compound dark chocolate


This recipe takes about 60 minutes to make. Serves 2 to 3.

Crush the biscuits with a rolling pin or a food processor.
Melt the butter or margarine in the microwave and then add to the crushed biscuits.
Drizzle a few drops of green food coloring and mix together until evenly coated.
Repeat these steps for the red colored base.
Place parchment paper at the bottom of your cake tin.
Put the red colored crumbs first at the bottom. Squash the crumbs flat with the back of a spoon.
Remove the edges to make way for the green colored crumbs.
Place the green crumbs at the sides of the cake and press with a spoon to make them stick on the tin.
To prepare the cheesecake, add some water to the gelatin. Stir and set aside.
Whip the cream until soft peaks appear and set aside.
Beat the cream cheese and slowly add the sugar and milk.
Heat the gelatin until melted. Add the gelatin to the cheese mixture and beat at high speed.
Fold the whipped cream to the mixture.
Remove 1 cup of the mixture and drizzle with red food coloring.
Pour this mixture at the base of the cake.
Place a bowl upside down in the middle of the cake.
Pipe the cheesecake mixture around the bowl. Place in the fridge to set.
Puree fresh watermelon.
Strain the juice to remove the seeds.
Add water to jello and sugar. Heat until dissolved.
Mix jello with watermelon juice.
Pour this mixture over the cake and place it back in the fridge.
Melt chocolate and pipe seeds on a baking paper.
Remove the cake from the tin and place seeds on top.

Ideas And Tips:

• You can also use Marie biscuits or milk biscuits to this recipe. Graham crackers are also fine.

Summer Watermelon Dessert
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My Watermelon Juice Secret

What is the best cold drink to drink in the summer? Imagine yourself soaking up the rays, enjoying the outdoors, and sipping a glass of cold watermelon juice. The secret to best watermelon juice is out and it is heavenly!

This recipe takes about 10 to 15 minutes to make. Serves 2 to 3 people.


• One big watermelon, chopped
• Mint leaves


Cut the watermelon into chunks. Remove the seeds.
Place the watermelons in a blender. Whirl until smooth
Prop a strainer over a bowl and pour the blended watermelon.
Shake the strainer while you pour the watermelon.
In a big jar, add your mint leaves.
Pour the watermelon juice in the jar.
Serve chilled.

Ideas And Tips:

• Removing the seeds from the watermelon may be a little tricky, so you can mash the sliced pieces on a plate so that it is easier to put the seeds aside.

• Mint and watermelon mix well together, but you can also use African basil leaves.

• You can use the back of the spoon to push down the liquid through the strainer faster.

My Watermelon Juice Secret
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