Endless Poptails: Watermelon Blackberry Margarita
Anyone know if the five-second rule applies to popsicles? It would seem that a perspiring popsicle would probably pick up more microbial friends than say, a fallen cupcake, right? Hmm, it would seem, but to be safe — if your poptail falls on the floor, give it a quick run under cold water and then pour some tequila over it. Fallen poptail saved.
Three days later — no ill effects. I feel fine. The takeaway is that you really can eat off my kitchen floor. In case you’d rather not, you can make your own margarita poptail with this recipe using watermelon, some limeade and a few blackberries for a punch of tartness. And of course, don’t forget the tequila and triple sec. Once you do make this you’ll see why I refused to let my fallen poptail go to waste.
Watermelon and Blackberry Margarita Poptail
Makes 14 2-and-1/4-oz. popsicles
- 20 oz. watermelon (1/2 a small watermelon)
- 3 oz. blackberries (7-9 regular sized berries; not the giant obscene ones that are the size of a thumb)
- 4 oz. limeade
- 4 oz. tequila
- 2 oz. triple sec
- Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until well blended. Pour mixture into popsicle wells.
- Cover top of popsicle form with foil and cut a tiny hole in the center of each well. Place popsicle stick through the hole.
- Place in freezer until frozen. To release popsicles, run hot water over outside of mold for 2-3 seconds.