Summer is well and truly here, New Zealand! Fun and flirty, these pretty popsicles are your newest party trick for when you want to impress. Feel free to add any combo of fruits and flowers, but double-check they're edible first.
makes 6 | to prep 15 minutes plus freezing time | gluten-free & dairy-free
1 cup caster sugar
1 cup water
750ml Champagne or sparkling wine, chilled
8 strawberries, sliced
Small handful edible flowers
6 wooden popsicle sticks
In a small saucepan, combine sugar and water and heat gently until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
Gently mix Champagne into the sugar syrup – mix just enough to combine as you don't want to lose the Champagne bubbles.
Divide strawberries and flowers between popsicle moulds. Top with champagne syrup. insert the popsicle sticks, moving the strawberries and flowers around if necessary to ensure they're evenly dispersed.
Freeze for at least 8 hours or overnight.