If summer were a flavour, it would surely be elderflower and strawberry. Elderflower and strawberries are a match made in heaven - two British summer classics. As with all my recipes, this is easy to make. If you have made my elderflower cordial, making these lollies will not take more than ten minutes. I'm sure you agree that they look gorgeous too.
The elderflower cordial used in this ice lolly recipe is made from foraged elderflowers. You can learn more about elderflower and how to identify it by heading over to my elderflower cordial recipe.
- Elderflower cordial
- Fresh strawberries
See the recipe card for quantities.
These elderflower and strawberry ice lollies are simple to make—just two ingredients.
First, slice the strawberries into slices 2mm or so in thickness.
Place two slices of strawberry into each mould compartment.
Pour the cordial into each compartment to the level of the lolly stick hole.
Insert the lolly sticks.
Finally, place two more slices of strawberry on top of the lolly stick and fill the remaining space in each mould with elderflower cordial. Freeze overnight.
You can also sprinkle a few elderflowers into the mould before freezing to make the lollies look prettier.
You can use store-bought elderflower cordial if you cannot make your own.
Replace strawberries with any fruit of your choice. However, berries work best with elderflowers.
As with most of my recipes, you can use this as a base and add more flavours or textures. For example, you can add mint or even basil for more flavour.
Although any lolly mould will work, I prefer this silicon mould from Amazon. I find it easier to remove the lollies, and it gives me scope to be creative.
You can store these lollies in the freezer for up to three months and keep the mould with the lollies in a silicon zip-lock bag.
Here are some refreshing and delicious recipe ideas to cool you down over the summer:
Add elderflowers to create a prettier lolly.
Elderflower And Strawberry Flavour Ice Lolly
- Silicon Ice Lolly moulds for 4 Ice Lollies
- 350 ml Elderflower cordial
- 3-4 Strawberries
- Slice the strawberries lengthwise into 2mm thick slices.
- Place two of the slices into each mould and pour in the elderflower cordial.
- Insert the lolly stick.
- Place two slices of strawberry on top of the lolly stick.
- Pour more cordial into the mould until the brim of the mould is reached.
- You can add some elderflowers, it's optional but highly recommended.
- Freeze overnight or for at least 8 hours.
- Once frozen, the lolly is ready to be served.