Change the color of this icy refresher simply by varying the berries. The perfect snack or dessert for kids and grownups alike.




  • In a small saucepan, combine the water and sugar (if using); bring to boiling, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Boil gently, uncovered, for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cool slightly. If using a sugar substitute, combine water and sugar substitute in a small bowl; stir to dissolve. Do not heat.

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  • Meanwhile, in a blender or large food processor, combine watermelon and berries. Cover and blend or process until nearly smooth. Add the sugar mixture; blend or process until smooth. Transfer to a 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Cover and freeze about 2-1/2 hours or until almost solid.

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  • Remove mixture from freezer. Using a fork, break up the frozen mixture until almost smooth but not melted. Cover and freeze for 1 hour more.* Break up the frozen mixture with a fork and serve in paper cups or shallow bowls. Makes 10 (3/4 cup) servings.

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*Sugar Substitutes:

We recommend Splenda® granular, Equal® packets, Equal® Spoonful, Sweet 'n Low® packets, or Sweet 'n Low® bulk. Be sure to use package directions to determine product amount equivalent to 1/3 cup sugar.


Prepare as directed through Step 4. Freeze up to 1 week. Let stand at room temperature about 20 minutes before breaking up and serving.

Nutrition Facts

52 calories, 0 g fat (0 g saturated fat, 0 g polyunsaturated fat, 0 g monounsaturated fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 11 g sugar, 0 g protein.