Watermelon and Kiwi Ice Pops


3 1/2 cups seedless watermelon, cubed

5 1/2 Tbsp sugar , divided

1 Tbsp lemon juice

1/2 cup coconut milk, well shaken

13 Oz. kiwi (about 6)

1 Tbsp mini chocolate chips

Put watermelon, 2 Tbsp granulated sugar and lemon juice to a blender and blend until well pureed.

Skim off foam then carefully pour into 10 popsicles molds filling each about 2/3 full.

Sprinkle chocolate chips over tops then using a popsicles stick gently push down to immerse chips. Wipe sides clean as needed.

Cover with the lid and insert popsicles sticks. Freeze 2.5 hours.

During last 30 minutes of popsicles freezing, whisk together coconut milk with 1 1/2 Tbsp sugar until sugar has dissolved, chill 30 minutes.

Remove popsicles from freezer, remove lid and carefully pour a scant tablespoon coconut milk into an even layer over watermelon layer.

Return to freezer, uncovered, and chill 45 minutes.

Meanwhile, cut tops from kiwi and use a spoon to scoop flesh from kiwi while leaving skins.

Transfer kiwi to blender along with 2 Tbsp granulated sugar.

Pulse until well pureed.

Force mixture through a fine mesh strainer into a bowl using a rubber spatula to remove seeds

Chill kiwi mixture 30 minutes.

Remove popsicles from freezer and carefully pour about 1 Tbsp kiwi mixture over coconut layer.

Return to freezer and chill until popsicles are solid about 2 hours.

To remove popsicles from molds, turn tray to the side and run plastic molds under warm water several seconds. Enjoy!
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