Watermelon Ice Cubes

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 24 pieces
  • Prep 5 mins
  • Cook 0 mins

A summer staple that's also a fun kitchen project (and snack) for kids.

Watermelon Ice
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn

Serve with water or lemonade. To make watermelon granita, pour mixture in a 9-inch square pan. Stir in chopped mint and freeze. Scrape with a fork to form ice crystals.


1 1/2 cups watermelon, seeded and diced
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon sugar
24 small mint leaves


  1. Combine watermelon, water, honey, lemon juice and sugar in a blender or food processor. Process until smooth.
  2. Place mint leaves in ice trays. Pour watermelon mixture into ice trays. Freeze.

Recipe courtesy of Camp Beckwith, Fairhope, Ala.