Watermelon Margarita Ice Pop: Best Use of Flavored Syrups?
The important thing to remember about “beverage ingredients,” is that they don’t always have to be used in beverages, per se. Sometimes, it’s perfectly acceptable to freeze an adult beverage, and put it on an ice pop stick. And, wouldn’t you know, August is the perfect time of the year for doing just such a thing!
It’s time to make good use of some of our favorite flavored syrups. We’re proud to introduce you to the Amoretti Watermelon Margarita Ice Pop! This ice pop brings together some delicious natural beverage ingredients, as well as our tasty Amoretti Premium Lemon Syrup to create something totally unique and refreshing.
There’s no reason for ice pops to be limited to kids only! (Though these ice pops are definitely for adults only.) As your kids enjoy a frozen dessert this summer, you can enjoy a frozen adult dessert. Just eat it after dinner and call it a digestif.
Without further ado, here’s the recipe! (Yields 8 popsicles)
Amoretti Watermelon Margarita Ice Pops
- 5 cups chopped watermelon
- 2 tablespoons lime juice (fresh-squeezed is best)
- 1.5 tablespoons superfine granulated sugar
- 1.5 tablespoons Amoretti Premium Lemon Syrup
- 1 cup water
- Silver tequila
Blend it all up until you have a very fine liquid. You might have to press and squeeze some particularly resistant chunks. Make sure you don’t have any solids left in your mixture. Also, remove any foam that won’t settle (it won’t freeze well otherwise).
Pour your watermelon margarita mix into ice pop trays, and stick them in the freezer for a half hour. Then, insert wooden sticks, and let them continue to freeze until they’re solid. Now, try your hardest to forget about them until tomorrow.
These Amoretti Watermelon Margarita Ice Pops are, if we may say so ourselves, out-of-this-world-good. And, they don’t carry too much of a kick. So, feel free to eat two (or three, or whatever your heart’s desire may be!). Go ahead and give them a try this month while the weather can still justify them! And, as always, we encourage you to make your own modifications for this recipe! Have fun substituting different flavored syrups and beverage ingredients in this recipe. After all, the experimentation is half the fun. From our family at Amoretti to yours, happy end of summer!