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6 Refreshing Summer Treats to Try with Watermelons

Watermelons are a delicious summer treat. They’re usually the epitome of a summer night. The problem is that you might be getting sick of having watermelons all summer long. Looking for new watermelon recipes? Here are 6 refreshing summer treats to try with watermelons.

Watermelon Candy

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Watermelon candy is so simple to make! All you need to do is dehydrate the watermelon. It’s called watermelon candy because it’s so sweet. The water gets pulled out of the watermelon so all that’s left is all the sugar. It’s like a healthier watermelon Jolly Rancher. Make tons of watermelon candy and have enough for everyone to try some, it’ll be gone before you know it.

Watermelon No Bake Cake

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Cut the watermelon into a large circle. Make it look like the shape of a cake. Now all you need to do is cover the entire thing in whipped cream. It’ll look just like a frosted cake. Put fresh berries on top of the cake to decorate it. Raspberries, blackberries, and strawberries make the cake look beautiful and taste amazing. Kiwis, bananas, and mandarin oranges are also a great addition.

Watermelon Salsa

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Grab a bag of tortilla chips and enjoy this new way of eating salsa. Dice the watermelon along with some mangoes and create a spicy sweet salsa. This recipe is great when you’re looking for something delicious but also really different. The watermelon and mangoes give the salsa lots of sweetness but it’ll also have some heat.

Watermelon Sorbet

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All you need is frozen watermelon and sugar. Blend it up in your blender until it’s completely liquid. Then just freeze the mixture and you’ve got yourself some watermelon sorbet. Scoop it out with an ice cream scoop for perfect round scoops. Feel free to eat a lot of this, since it has hardly any calories. You definitely won’t feel guilty after this sweet and healthy dessert.

Watermelon Pizza

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Cut a thin round slice of watermelon. Then cut the slice into eight triangles. It should look like pizza slices. Have toppings ready for everyone to choose from. Whipped cream makes a great pizza sauce. Berries, mint leaves, or other fruits are great toppings. Everyone gets a slice just like actual pizza. It’s easy to share and simple to create.

Watermelon Ice Cubes

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This is probably the easiest thing to make! Dice the watermelon into cubes then freeze them. That’s it! Put your ice cubes in all kinds of drinks! Lemonade, sparkling water, or just regular water. The watermelon ice cubes will add sweetness and more refreshing flavors to your beverages.

Summing Up

Summer is hot, so you’re probably going to need something to cool down. Watermelon is a great way to do this. Summer treats are always great to enjoy, but these summer treats are sure to quench your thirst and cool you off. All of these summer treats are easy to make and taste amazing. Any one of these summer treats could be made quickly for your next summer get together. Try them and you’ll see what we’re talking about. 

Denali Gillen

I am a farmer’s wife living a farmer’s life. I love having wide open spaces and plenty of space to raise a family. Making the most out of outdoor spaces is something I never get tired of!

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