10 January, 2015

Sunny in Yellow



Get in the mood for summer with these sunny yellows.

Why not whip up a batch of margaritas
 or try your hand at these 'grown-up' grilled mango popsicles.
They have a sweet, smokey, caramelised flavour
that is sure to go down a treat at a summer barbeque.
A homemade lemon cake or some old fashioned lemon slice
will be a popular choice with the kids!

Grilled Mango Smash Popsicle

  • 4 lbs. mango (about 8 normal size mangoes)
  • 4 oz tomatillos (about 3-4 tomatillos)
  • 1 lime, sliced
  • 6 oz orange juice
  • 7 large basil leaves
  • 6 oz gold rum
  1. Heat barbeque unit to medium high. Slice mango into large pieces and place on grill, flesh-side down. Remove husk from tomatillos and rinse off sticky layer. Cut limes into slices. Place tomatillos and limes in a grilling basket and onto grill.  Grill all fruit for about 7-10 minutes or until fruit is browned and slightly charred. Remove from heat and cool to warm.
  2. Place basil leaves in orange juice. Using a muddler, smash basil leaves. Strain orange juice into a blender or food processor and then add mango, tomatillos and rum. Process mixture until smooth.
  3. Fill popsicle wells and cover with foil.  Cut a tiny hole in the center of each well. Place popsicle stick through the hole. Place in freezer until frozen. To release popsicles, run hot water over outside of mold for 2-3 seconds.

Melissah xox

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