Champagne and Strawberry Poptails

poptails1“Poptails” I love it! I have been playing around all summer with different popsicle recipes. Well failing all summer. My first attempt was with margarita popsicles but I made the rookie mistake of too much alcohol so I really just had a slushy tequila mess-which I guess is just a frozen margarita. My second attempt was with a low fat coconut bar which came out okay but not good enough to post. I also had the issue of all of the coconut floating to the top. I then decided on champagne and strawberry popsicles because I went to a bridal shower recently and was feeling inspired.

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Speaking of inspiration, while researching I came across a jello recipe that used a mix of champagne and ginger ale. I got rid of the gelatin and went with a ratio that I thought had the right amount of champagne flavor. This is a quick and easy recipe that I hope will be the start of a series of ‘poptails’ in the future.

Three Ingredient Champagne and Strawberry Poptails

This recipe makes approximately four popsicles

  • 1 cup champagne or sparkling wine
  • 3/4 cup gingerale
  • 3-4 sliced strawberries
  1. Thinly slice strawberries and align in popsicle molds.
  2. In a glass measuring cup or bowl with a spout, stir together champagne and ginger ale and pour into popsicle molds.
  3. Freeze as directed.
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