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Watermelon, Mint and Lime Dessert Shooters

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Watermelon, Mint and Lime Dessert Shooters
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 8
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Watermelon, mint and lime combine for an icy, so-refreshing summer treat.
By Sarah W. Caron
Updated Jun 2, 2011

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons organic sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 1/2 lb seedless watermelon, rind removed, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 to 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel

Steps

  • 1
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat sugar, water and mint over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat.
  • 2
    In blender, place watermelon, lime juice and lime peel. Cover; blend until smooth. Add sugar mixture; blend again.
  • 3
    Pour mixture into 8-inch square pan. Freeze 1 to 2 hours, scraping with fork every 30 minutes, until all liquid has frozen.
  • 4
    Spoon evenly into 8 shot glasses. Serve.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Fill the shot glasses up to 30 minutes in advance, and store in the freezer until serving time.
  • tip 2
    Alternatively, serve this as a larger dessert in martini glasses.

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe
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