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Photo: Rachel Weill; Food Styling: Karen Shinto Photo by: Photo: Rachel Weill; Food Styling: Karen Shinto

Margarita "Poptails"

Who says popsicles are only for kids? Serve these at your next party and watch your guests' eyes light up.

Sunset JUNE 2012

  • Yield: Makes 6
  • Hands-on:40 Minutes
  • Total:5 Hours, 40 Minutes


  • 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


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.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per poptail.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 142
  • Calories from fat: 0.5%
  • Protein: 0.5g
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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Margarita "Poptails" recipe