Summer Cool

Summer Cool

By Razan Rousan

For a healthy summer treat, you can’t go wrong with these fruity popsicles!

No cooking, no baking, with just three ingredients, you get a mouth-watering frozen dessert, perfect for cooling off on hot summer days!

Young chefs: Saajy Maurcot Lamar,Alisar,Salma Almuhaisen Sanad ,zaid Almuhaisen

Strawberry pop

Ingredients

(Serves 10)

500 g frozen strawberries

Generous drizzle of honey, to taste

2-3 tsp Jallab syrup (a type of fruit syrup made from carob, dates, grape molasses and rosewater and is found in most grocery stores in Jordan)

Directions

1. In a bowl, combine and stir the strawberries, honey and Jallab syrup. Then leave until the mixture is slightly syrupy, about 10 to 15 minutes

2. Transfer the mixture into a blender and blend until completely smooth

3. Pour into popsicle moulds (or even plastic or disposable cups if you don’t have moulds) and freeze until solid

Watermelon on a stick  

You can create fruity popsicles that won’t melt!

What you’ll need 

Watermelon

Chocolate spread

Cornflakes

Directions

1. Cut watermelon into triangle shapes

2. Insert a wooden stick at the bottom of each triangle

3. Decorate each watermelon triangle with chocolate spread

4. Sprinkle on cornflakes

5. Freeze for 10 minutes

Date balls 

What you’ll need

Date paste

Coconuts flakes

Few drops of food colouring

Toothpick

Strawberries

Directions  

1. Shape date paste into mini balls

2. Roll date balls in coconuts flakes to coat all around

3. Insert a toothpick on top of each ball

4. Insert a strawberry on top of each toothpick

5. Freeze for 10 minutes