Strawberry orangeade rockets Recipe:
Recipe of the day is this fun and definitely weather appropriate Strawberry orangeade rockets
Recipe makes 12
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Freezing time: overnight
100g (4oz) caster sugar
300ml (1/2 pint) water
225g (8oz) strawberries, hulled
- Pare the coloured rind from the orange and lemons with a swivel bladed vegetable peeler. Halve the fruits and squeeze the juice. Add the rind to a saucepan with the sugar and water. Heat until the sugar has dissolved then simmer for 5 minutes. Leave to cool then stir in the fruit juices and strain the syrup.
- Purée the strawberries in a liquidiser with 2 tablespoons of the syrup then sieve. Pour into the base of the lolly moulds and freeze for about 30 minutes until solid.
- Press the lolly sticks into frozen berry base. Pour the orangeade into the lolly moulds and freeze until solid.
- When ready to serve, dip lolly moulds briefly in warm water then lift out of moulds and serve.