Blackberry Watermelon Popsicles

Popsicles are the perfect summer treat. Try out a new flavor combination with this recipe for blackberry watermelon popsicles!

Popsicles were one of my favorite summer treats growing up. Second to ice cream, obviously. From what I remember, my mom kept it simple and usually filled up the mold with store-bought juice. Nothing wrong with that.


I, however, decided to take use of the awesome summer fruit in season. I went for a new combo: blackberries and watermelon. This experiment was very successful if I do say so myself. The deep berry flavor combines nicely with the bright, fruity watermelon. Can you really describe a fruit as fruity? You know what I’m trying to say, right? It’s a good combination. Trust me.


The blackberries and watermelon also create the most beautiful color in these popsicles. That purple is gorgeous, right? I also love the speckles of sliced blackberries peaking from under the surface. They’re a nice, little juicy surprise.



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Blackberry Watermelon Popsicles
Serves: 10
  • 1lb watermelon, cubed (about 3 cups)
  • 6oz blackberries, divided
  • ¼ cup light agave nectar, honey or light corn syrup (start with 2 tbsp & adjust to taste)
  • 2 tbsp water, or as needed
  • 1 tsp lemon juice, or to taste
  • Pinch salt
  1. Add watermelon, 4oz of blackberries, 2 tbsp sweetener and salt to a blender. Add water, as needed, to facilitate blending. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  2. Add more sweetener and/or lemon juice, to taste.
  3. Filter through a sieve.
  4. Slice the remaining 2oz of blackberries into rounds (3 or 4 per berry).
  5. Fill molds ¾ of the way with the fruit mixture. Press in a few slices of blackberries in each mold. Place popsicle sticks in the molds.
  6. Freeze until solid. Dip into warm water to unmold. Enjoy.


Sabrina Russo

My Three Seasons represents the 3 key factors that are most important to me in cooking. #1 Seasonal ingredients #2 Proper Seasoning (don't skimp on that salt!) #3 Cooking like a Seasoned chef (technique is everything). My name's Sabrina. I live in NYC. I'm a registered dietitian with professional cooking and food styling experience. Come cook with me.

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