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Poptails
All the vibrant flavors of midsummer combined in one hit!
Makes 8
Preparation time: 1 hour
(including cooling)
Freezing time: 2 hours

Posted by Octopus Publishing Published See Octopus Publishing's 53 projects » © 2019 Laura Fyfe / Octopus Books · Reproduced with permission. · Poptails by Laura Fyfe, published by Spruce, £8.99 (www.octopusbooks.co.uk)
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  • Step 1

    Place the nectarines, sugar, and half the basil leaves in a saucepan with 2 tablespoons water. Slowly bring to a boil and cook until the nectarines are completely soft, about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and put into a food processor. or blender Blitz until completely smooth. Allow
    to cool completely.

  • Step 2

    Remove the ice cream from the freezer and let soften for 20 minutes. Place in a large bowl.

  • Step 3

    Coarsely chop the remaining basil leaves. In a small bowl, combine the nectarine puree, chopped basil leaves, and vodka, then stir into the softened ice cream.

  • Step 4

    Pack into eight popsicle molds. Insert the popsicle sticks and freeze until solid, about 2 hours.

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