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Recipe: Blueberry and yoghurt ice lollies

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Fabulous frozen yoghurt and gorgeous granita make deliciously refreshing desserts.

Ingredients (Serves 8):

100 g (3½oz) caster sugar

100 ml (3½fl oz) water

200 g (7oz) blueberries

500 g (1lb 2oz) vanilla yoghurt

2 tsp vanilla extract

8 ice-pop moulds and sticks

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Blueberry and yoghurt ice lollies

Directions:

In a saucepan, bring the sugar and water to a boil, then simmer for 6-7 minutes or until syrupy. When totally cool, process in a blender with the blueberries until smooth.

Press the mixture through a fine sieve to remove the seeds. Pour the yoghurt and vanilla extract into a large bowl.

Drizzle over the blueberry and sugar mixture and gently fold it through with a skewer to create a soft swirl (don’t over-mix it). Spoon the mixture into ice-pop moulds, insert the sticks and freeze for 3-4 hours or until set.

To remove the pops, dip the moulds in warm water for 10-12 seconds and gently release the pops.

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