Friday, 21 August 2015

Blushing popsicles

Let your children play with colours the healthy way.....bursting with flavours...."BLUSHING POPSICLES" :) 


Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp basil seeds
  • Rose syrup
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • A handful of pomegranate arils/seeds
  • Khus syrup
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • Water


Directions:


  • Clean basil seeds and soak in 1/2 cup of water for 15-20 minutes. keep aside.
  • In a jar/bowl add rose syrup as required, stir in 1/2 cup of water, same way make khus syrup in different jar,keep both the jars aside.
  • In a mixing bowl/jar add lemon juice, sugar and stir till the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add half cup of water and stir again. keep this aside.


Assembling:

  • For the first layer spoon some soaked basil seeds at the bottom of your popsicle mold, then pour 2 tbsp of prepared rose syrup and freeze it for 30 minutes, take the moulds out of the freezer and insert wooden sticks in the center and put the moulds back into the freezer for at least 2 hours or till the first layer is completely set.
  • Next drop some pomegranate arils over the first layer and pour 3-4 tbsp of lemonade and put the moulds back into the freezer for 2 hours.
  • For the 3rd layer spoon some soaked basil seeds and pomegranate arils and pour some prepared khus syrup.
  • Cover the molds with aluminium foil.
  • Freeze the popsicles for 2-3 hours.
  • For de moulding, run hot water over the mould and carefully take out the popsicles.
  • Serve chilled.