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Melon Ice on a Stick

with Fruit Juice
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Melon Ice on a Stick

Melon Ice on a Stick - Appetizing red color makes for exciting snacking

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Health Score:
7,1 / 10
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
ready in 5 h.
Ready in
Calories:
133
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This icy dessert is low in sugar but also offers a few extra vitamins from delicious fruit juice and, thanks to the melon, plenty of potassium.

If possible, use homemade fruit juices.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie133 kcal(6 %)
Protein2 g(2 %)
Fat0 g(0 %)
Carbohydrates28 g(19 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage0.5 g(2 %)
Vitamin A0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.9 mg(8 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin0.6 mg(5 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate7.8 μg(3 %)
Pantothenic acid1.5 mg(25 %)
Biotin5.1 μg(11 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C13 mg(14 %)
Potassium350 mg(9 %)
Calcium35 mg(4 %)
Magnesium14 mg(5 %)
Iron1 mg(7 %)
Iodine2 μg(1 %)
Zinc0.2 mg(3 %)
Saturated fatty acids0 g
Uric acid42 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
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Ingredients

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4
Ingredients
1 small Watermelon (28 oz.)
1 ¾ cups red Grape juice
½ cup black Currant juice
2 sheets red gelatin
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Watermelon
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 8 Wooden skewers, 1 Small knife, 1 Plastic wrap, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Pot, 1 Small bowl, 1 Wooden spoon

Preparation steps

1.
Melon Ice on a Stick preparation step 1

Cut melon into quarters with a large knife and cut each quarter in half. Remove large seeds with a toothpick.

2.
Melon Ice on a Stick preparation step 2

Cut the flesh into smaller pieces approximately 3/4 inch thick. Cut pieces into  2-3/4-inch) strips.

3.
Melon Ice on a Stick preparation step 3

Put melon sticks on wooden skewers, wrap individually in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.

4.
Melon Ice on a Stick preparation step 4

Meanwhile, boil grape and black currant juice in a pot and reduce to 3/4 cups.

5.
Melon Ice on a Stick preparation step 5

Soak the gelatin in cold water, drain and dissolve in the warm juice mixture while stirring. Refrigerate until the gelatin begins to solidify.

6.
Melon Ice on a Stick preparation step 6

Dip each of the frozen melon sticks halfway into the gelatin-juice mixture and freeze. After the coating freezes, repeat the process again and freeze the sticks for at least another 2 hours.