Here’s an easy treat that you’ll love, with the warm summer days coming up. I found a couple of blood oranges last week, so I bought them, mainly because I know their season is about over. With the past fews days being so humid here, I thought it might be good to make something frozen and refreshing.
I’ve already made gelato from the last batch, so you have to figure that I came up with something new, or else I wouldn’t be here. I just had to think of what ingredient would go well with them. Since I only had two oranges, I wouldn’t have enough to squeeze one into a frozen dessert. I thought of using just regular oranges to make juice, but I really wanted to keep the blood orange theme going throughout. That’s when I thought of using gourmet blood orange soda.
This is the one. Of course, another would be just fine.
Just 2 ingredients and a popsicle mold & 4 popsicle sticks:
1 can blood orange soda
1 blood orange
Simply pour the soda into the molds, leaving about an inch and a half from the top.
Cut the blood oranges into thin slices.
The slices look really pretty held up to the light.
Add a couple of slices of blood orange into the mold. Put into the freezer for about 45 minutes.
Take the mold out of the freezer and poke the popsicle sticks into the slushy soda…. they should stand up by themselves. Freeze for another 4 hours or so, until completely frozen. Serve.
What could be simpler!
They are also impressive enough to serve to a guest.
Enjoy and happy summer!