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Salted Spicy Watermelon Margarita Popsicles | halfbakedharvest.com
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Salted Spicy Watermelon Margarita Popsicles

The only popsicle you need to have stashed away in your freezer at all times.
Prep Time10 mins
Chill Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 8 popsicles
Calories: 115kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1 jalapeño, halved and seeded, if desired (optional)
  • 2-6 tablespoons granulated sugar, using more or less to your taste
  • 1/3 cup, plus 1 tablespoon tequila
  • 2 tablespoon Cointreau (orange liquor) (orange liquor)
  • 1/2 cup, plus 2 tablespoons lime juice, plus 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 4 kiwi, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Persian cucumbers, peeled and chopped
  • flaky sea salt, for sprinkling

Instructions

  • 1. In a blender, blend the watermelon, jalapeño, and sugar. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher. Add the tequila, Cointreau, and 1/2 cup lime juice + lime zest, stirring to combine. Pour the mixture among 6 popsicle molds or Dixie cups. Freeze one hour.
    2. Rinse the blender out and blend the kiwi, cucumbers, 2 tablespoons lime juice, and 1 tablespoon tequila, blend until smooth. Pour the kiwi over the watermelon layer, filling the molds to the top. Insert popsicles sticks. Freeze until firm, at least 4 hours.
    3. Serve with lime wedges and salt...and maybe even a margarita too!

Notes

To Make Alcohol Free: omit both the tequila and orange liquor. Add 1/3 cup lemon juice, grapefruit juice, or orange juice. 

Nutrition

Calories: 115kcal