Beetroot & watermelon ice lollies

This puree is a perfect summer puree, but also delicious to make into lollies for older babies, especially if teething.

Preparation: 15 minutes | Makes 6 lollies | Suitable from 6 months as a puree | Suitable for freezing


  • 1 medium cooked, peeled beetroot (use ready cooked plain vacuum-packed beetroot or roasted beetroot)
  • 400g ripe cantaloupe or watermelon, cut into chunks, skin and any seeds removed
  • 100g frozen strawberries
  • 100g full fat yoghurt


  • In a blender, combine all the ingredients until a smooth puree.
  • Fill lolly moulds. Freeze for a minimum of four hours, or ideally overnight.
  • When ready to eat, run the moulds under hot water for 10 seconds before gently removing from the moulds.