Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Frozen I Lemonade Popsicles with Kiwi and Strawberries



Even as I type this, my husband has just popped one of these into his mouth. I see him looking joyously at the fruit, telling me it really isn't as frozen as it pretends to be. He smacks his lips as the tang from the Popsicle drips onto his hands and then he tells me, I'm going to eat another one as soon as I wake up in the morning.

That's the effect of this Popsicle. Refreshing, instantly cooling and utterly delicious. Plus it takes barely anytime to put together - slice the fruits, make a glass of slightly concentrated lemonade and pour into the Popsicle mould. That's really it.



I have to be honest here, I've been inspired by a number of popsicle pictures I see on Pinterest. And while these aren't as transparent as I'd have liked them to be, I've figured out what to do. The thing is if you boil your water, let it cool and then make your concoction, it'll result in a more transparent Popsicle versus one that is straight made from cold water. I'm going to try that the next time. 

I don't know if you guys have ever eaten this ice lolly called Limchu while growing up - it was a green coloured lemon flavoured lolly - but it was my favourite thing ever. Available for five rupees, it was all I ever wanted when I walked back home from school in the heat.

That's the taste I wanted to recreate for my first ice lollies of the season. So lemon it was. I used 3 lemons but feel free to adjust according to your taste and Popsicle mould. And use whatever fruit you'd like, the more the merrier. 



Lemonade Popsicles with Kiwi and Strawberries
Makes 6 ice lollies

Ingredients
3 lemons 
8 tblsp sugar
250 ml water
1 Kiwi
3 Strawberries

Method
1. In a measuring cup, juice the lemons and mix it will the sugar. Let it sit till it dissolves. Add the water to it. It should be slightly concentrated. Adjust sweetness according to your taste.
2. Slice the kiwi and strawberries.
3. Drop the fruit gently into the mould and top with the lemonade. 
4. Freeze for 6 hours or overnight preferably. Enjoy.



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