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Aude's Hot Toddy with Blossoms Pomegranate Syrup

I know it is Wednesday but it is all about the hot drink that will help you through a cold :-)

15ml Blossoms Pomegranate Syrup

15ml Cognac (yes I know I am French)

15ml Rum (I like it "aged")

15ml Lemon Juice

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Add all the ingredients in a mug with some boiling water. Garnish with lemon slice for extra Vitamin C.

Blossoms Syrup Cupcake (any flavours)

Here comes the summer... Let's have some cupcakes topped with Grenadine icing.. (you can use any of the syrups). 

For all the cake makers out there, my friend Denise Godbolt has created the perfect balanced recipe for flavoured icing. The measurements are perfect for 30 cupcakes and all flavours in the Blossoms range work wonderfully.

Here it is:

  • 200 gr Blossoms grenadine syrup
  • 250 gr Unsalted Butter
  • 875 gr Icing Sugar

Beat the soft butter and the sugar together. Add the syrup and Voila!

Blossoms Syrups (any flavour) & Mix Berries Milkshake

To be enjoyed by children and adults...

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 50ml Blossoms Syrup (any flavour) plus additional few drops for drizzling
  • 200gr frozen mix berries pack
  • 200ml milk
  • 4 strawberries (optional for garnish)

PREPARATION

Blend all ingredients apart from the strawberries.

Divide among glasses. Drizzle each with some Strawberry Syrup, garnish with strawberry, if desired, and serve with a spoon and straw.

Blossoms Syrup Strawberry smoothie

Blossoms Passionfruit Syrup soufflés

Ingredients: Serve 8 mini portions or 4 normal

photo credit to master cook.com

photo credit to master cook.com

  • 25ml Blossoms passionfruit syrup
  • 25g/1oz butter softened, for greasing
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar for dusting
  • 3 free-range egg whites
  • 50ml/2fl oz ready-made vanilla custard
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar 

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 230C/210C Fan/Gas 8. Grease  the ramekins with butter, then dust the insides with a coating of sugar.

Whisk the egg whites in a clean bowl until firm peaks form when the whisk is removed.

Fold the custard and passion fruit syrup into the whisked egg whites, then spoon the mixture carefully into the ramekins, smooth the tops using a palette knife and place them on a baking tray.

Bake the soufflés in the oven for 8-10 minutes, until risen and golden-brown.

Dust the soufflés with the icing sugar and serve immediately

Fresh Berries Compote with any Blossoms Syrup flavour

blossoms syrup dessert

Ingredients:

  • 75ml Blossoms syrup (your choice of flavour)
  • 1 Punnet blueberries
  • 1 Punnet raspberries

Instructions:

In a small saucepan, heat one third of the blueberries with Blossoms syrup for about 5 minutes.

Let cool for a few minutes. Mix with the remaining blueberries and raspberries.

Serve over waffles, porridge, yoghurt or pancakes

Blackcurrant Syrup Beauty Mocktail

Recipe By: Emilie at the OXO Tower, this recipe is also lovely using all the flavours on our range.

Ingredients:

  • 25ml Blossoms blackcurrant syrup

  • 70ml lychee juice

  • Dash of lime juice

Instructions:

Shake all ingredients together and pour over ice into a high ball.

blossoms syrup blackcurrant mocktail

Blossoms Pomegranate Syrup: Tilly Drop Cocktail

Recipe by Emilie at Oxo Tower

Ingredients:

  • 25ml Blossoms pomegranate syrup
  • 50ml Gin
  • 15ml Cointreau
  • 20ml Lemon juice

Instructions:

Shake all ingredients together and pour into a Martini glass.

Blossoms White Chocolate Pots

Ingredients:

  • 350g Good quality white chocolate broken into chunks
  • 4 Large eggs
  • 1 tps Lemon extract
  • 1 tps Lemon zest
  • Few drops of vanilla extract
  • Small pinch of salt
  • 250ml Double cream
  • Please refer to the jelly recipe (only 1/4 of quantity is needed)

Instructions: 

Blend the white chocolate, eggs, lemon extract, lemon zest, vanilla extract and salt until the chocolate is finely broken up.

Heat the cream on low temp for about 4-5 minutes without bringing it to a boil. Remove from heat. While blending, slowly add the hot cream until completely smooth.

Pour the mixture evenly in the glasses leaving enough space for the jelly topping. Refrigerate to set for 3-4 hours.

When they are set, then prepare your jelly. Pour a small quantity over the chocolate and chill in the fridge for 2 hours or until set.

Additional:

You can use the same idea to top up dark chocolate mousse pots.

Blossoms Syrups (any flavour) Jelly

 

Ingredients:

  • 250ml Any of the Blossoms syrups
  • 100ml Water
  • 4 Sheets of gelatine

Instructions:

  • Place the gelatine in a water bowl for 3 mins. 
  • Heat the syrup and water together for 2 mins then add the soft gelatine.
  • Pour in the serving cups and place in the fridge to set.

Additional:

It is such a simple recipe, you can make it in 3 mins top!

Just before it sets, push in few sliced strawberries for added fun and a little bit of whipped cream. Grown-ups and children will adore these....

You can always add few drops of any spirit of your choice in the syrups if you want a grown up version, even the French people will like them!