Grab A Salted Margarita Popsicle Before Summer Ends

Grab A Salted Margarita Popsicle Before Summer Ends

We are pretty sure that popsicles are the next big thing. They are sweet and refreshing, and can hold infinite flavors. Have you ever had a luscious slice of watermelon with a dash of salt? It’s delicious. These Salted Watermelon Margarita Popsicles, adapted from the How Sweet It Is blog, are packed with sophisticated flavor. Popsicles – not just for kids anymore!

Ingredients

  • 4 cups watermelon chunks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 cup good quality tequila
  • 2 Tbsp Grand Marnier
  • 10 thin lime slices
  • Sea salt

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Make it!

Directions

  1. Put the watermelon in the blender and puree it until smooth. Pour the puree through a fine sieve and push through as much juice as you can.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat 1 cup watermelon juice with the sugar and lime zest. Let is simmer for 1 minute, and then take it off the heat. Combine it with the rest of the watermelon juice, the lime juice, the tequila, and the Grand Marnier. Make sure it is well-blended.

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  3. Drop a lime slice in each popsicle mold. Pour the Margarita mixture over it and freeze until solid. When you’re ready to serve, pop them out of the molds and sprinkle a bit of salt over each one.

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