Fresh Strawberry and Elderflower Popsicle
These are so refreshing on a hot summers day!
Makes (500ml/18fl oz)or 6 x 75ml (3fl oz) popsicles
400g (14oz) fresh strawberries
150ml (5fl oz) stock syrup or 1/2 stock syrup and 1/2 elderflower cordial
Clean and hull the strawberries, put into a liquidiser or food processor and blend. Strain, taste and add lemon juice and stock syrup to taste.
Pour into 75ml (3floz) popsicle moulds and freeze for 3 – 4 hours oras long as it takes. Dip the mould into hot water for 20-30seconds. Slide the popsicles out carefully. Enjoy or wrap in parchment and freeze.
Makes 825ml (28fl oz)
350g (12oz) sugar
600ml (1 pint) water
To make the stock syrup: Dissolve the sugar in the water and bring to the boil. Boil for 2 minutes thenallow it to cool. Store in the fridge until needed.