At this point, rosé is pretty much synonymous with summer. And while we’re all for enjoying a glass (or four) to celebrate the warmer weather, to limit yourself to consuming rosé via a bottle is to exclude yourself from a world of delicious culinary creations. Here, eleven innovative ways to enjoy our favorite wine.
Standard yellow cupcakes with buttercream frosting get an Instagrammable update with this recipe for rosé-infused cupakes. The wine does double duty here, featuring in both the spongey cake and the frosting (which also contains raspberries for even more flavor).
Frozen Watermelon Rosé Sangria Slushies
Half Baked Harvest’s sangria slushie recipe is essentially the lovechild of frosé and sangria and we are all for it.
Rosé Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Blogger Tara Mik Tea gave chocolate-covered strawberries a grown-up makeover by soaking the strawberries in rosé overnight. Get creative with your decorations and enjoy these chocolatey treats —with a glass of rosé, obviously.
Grilled Swordfish With Rosé Wine Mayonnaise
Rosé-infused foods don’t have to be sweet! Erin from Platings and Pairings had the genius idea to add the wine to a tangy mayonnaise sauce to be served over fish. Which, since rosé is typically served as an accompaniment to seafood, actually makes total sense.
Strawberry and Lime Rosé Popsicles
With watermelon, lime, blood orange, and strawberry flavors incorporated into each popsicle, these rosé pops make the ultimate fruity frozen treat.
Rosé Wine Gumdrops
These rosé gumdrops are essentially candy for adults; whip up a big batch and keep them on hand for when you need to satisty your sweet tooth.
Rosé Granita with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Rosé granita sounds pretty amazing on its own, but pair it with vanilla ice cream and you’ve got yourself a yummy sweet treat thats both creamy and crunchy.
Mini Cheesecakes with Wine Gelées
We see your plain cheesecake and raise you these adorable mini options, topped with gelées in a medley of wine varieties. As the recipe notes, they’re the ultimate wine-and-cheese pairing.
Strawberry Rosé Sorbet
For a refreshing summer treat, there’s nothing better than a fruity sorbet. This boozy version by blogger Butterlust is simple to make and requires only four ingredients.
Fallen Toasted Almond Soufflés with Poached Pears and Prunes
Pears poached in a rosé syrup make the perfect topping to these elegant little soufflés.
Frosé is a summer favorite for a reason, but adding cherries to the mix takes the dessert to a whole other level. Heather Cristo’s recipe only requires two ingredients and a blender to create a frozen dessert you’ll love.