(makes 12 Icy-poles)
1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
2 sprigs mint
1kg watermelon, peeled, diced
2 tbs fresh lemon juice
Put water and sugar in a saucepan.
Stir with a wooden spoon over medium heat for 5 minutes or until sugar has dissolved.
Add mint and bring the mixture to the boil. Boil, uncovered for 5 mins or until the it thickens to a syrup.
Pour the syrup into a small bowl, remove mint and cool in the fridge
Place the syrup and watermelon and lemon juice in a food processor and process until smooth.
Strain mixture through a sieve into a jug.
Pour mixture into twelve ice-block moulds, insert stick and freeze, according to Mouths of