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Margarita "Poptails"

Photo: Rachel Weill; Food Styling: Karen Shinto
Hands-on time 40 mins
Total time 5 hrs, 40 mins
Yield Makes 6
Who says popsicles are only for kids? Serve these at your next party and watch your guests' eyes light up.


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • Finely shredded zest of 1 lime (use a box grater)
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons silver tequila
  • 12 orange segments

Nutrition Information

  • calories 142
  • caloriesfromfat 0.5 %
  • protein 0.5 g
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 32 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • sodium 1 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 1 cup water, the sugar, and lime zest in a small saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil. Let cool, then add lime, orange, and lemon juices and tequila.

  2. Divide orange segments among 6 popsicle molds, each about 1/3-cup size. Fill molds with tequila mixture and freeze until solid, at least 5 hours or overnight.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per poptail.