May 27, 2008

Strawberry Umbrellas

Here's a cute little recipe to keep your kiddos cool this summer.
(courtesy of Parents magazine)
1/4 cup Simple Syrup (see below)2 cups sliced strawberries1/2 cup nonfat yogurtAssorted sprinkles (optional)
Prepare Simple Syrup according to directions.
In blender, combine strawberries with syrup and process until smooth. Transfer to large bowl, and stir in yogurt until well combined.
Divide mixture among fluted tart molds. Insert wooden pop stick into each mold. Freeze 3 hours, or until frozen through. Just before serving, roll umbrellas in sprinkles, if using.

Simple Syrup: In small saucepan, combine and simmer 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar until sugar is dissolved, about 4 mins. Set saucepan in bowl of ice water until syrup is cool. Makes 1 1/3 cups.



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