Photo: Volo

the new hotness to keep you cool: Vino Pops.

  • Be Fabulous

  • Aug 6 2012

  • Posted by: Candice

Ever have those hot-hot days where you are just sweating.. Dripping, drenched hot? Feeling like you ned something cool, chill and the new hotness to make you stand out and chill? Well, try out my vino pops for a change. Totally cool, totally fabulous and the “new hotness” (as my GFs in San Fran say) for summer 2012. Get to popin! With love and great taste xx Ck

Sweet Red Wine Pops

Makes 10 popsicles

* Purchase pop molds here

Ingredients:

1/4 cup dried hibiscus flowers, soaked in 1 cup hot water (optional)

1 cup ice, crushed

2 tablespoons lemon juice

3/4 cup elderflower cordial

1 cup Sweet Red Wine (I love anything that helps with budget! Like Woodbridge Sweet Red)

Directions:

1. Soak the dried hibiscus flowers in hot water for 10 minutes to infuse the liquid.

2. In a food processor, combine the hibiscus flowers and liquid, ice, lemon juice, elderflower cordial and Woodridge Sweet Red Wine. Blend until smooth.

3. Pour mixture into individual popsicle molds, add stick, and freeze until solid, approximately 6 hours. Easy. Donezo. Change this up with different juices, wines and frozen fruits!

Photo: Volo

Photo: Volo

Need some help babe?: Remove from ice-pop molds easily by running under warm water;) Enjoy in the sun, with the girls and out and about.

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