By Elly Leavitt

Published on June 17, 2017

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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.

 
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Rosé Cupcakes 

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).

 
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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.  

 
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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.

 
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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.

 
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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.

 
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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.

 
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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.  

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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.

 
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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.

 
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Fallen Toasted Almond Soufflés with Poached Pears and Prunes  

Pears poached in a rosé syrup make the perfect topping to these elegant little soufflés.

 
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Cherry Frosé 

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.