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Strawberry And Red Wine Popsicle Recipe

written by Winnie Wangui 6th August 2015

To bring out the sweet and bright flavour of these frozen treats, the strawberries are roasted in sugar and balsamic vinegar. Since the
sweet red wine is a major component of the base of these popsicles, it is important to choose a wine that you already love and enjoy.

strawberry  and red wine popsicles recipe

Yields 6-8 popsicles, depending on size

Ingredients

  • 450 grams strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (240 ml) sweet red wine
  • Preheat oven to 190 °C.

Method

  1. In a bowl, mix together the quartered strawberries, balsamic vinegar, and sugar.
  2. Spread evenly over a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the berry juices have thickened (but are not burning).
  3. Remove from the oven and cool to room temperature.
  4. Place half of the roasted strawberries and juices in a blender or food processor and process until smooth.
  5. Stir in the red wine.
  6. Spoon the remaining half of the roasted strawberries into the popsicle molds.
  7. Evenly pour red wine mixture into molds until close to the top.
  8. Freeze popsicles for at least 45 minutes before inserting popsicle sticks.
  9. Before serving freeze for a remaining 4 to 6 hours, or until completely frozen.

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