The sun is shining, school is out, and we’re all ready for a summer of beaching and barbecues. But no summer shindig is complete without a generous amount of alcohol. So, why not switch out your Fudgsicles for something a little stronger. Try these margarita popsicles for a summer dessert trifecta: sweet, refreshing, and oh so boozy.

Margarita Ice Pops

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:6 hours
  • Total Time:6 hours 10 minutes
  • Servings:12
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 8 limes)
  • 4 sliced limes
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 2 tablespoon orange juice
  • 12 Dixie cups
  • 12 popsicle sticks
Photo by Kristen Carlstrom
Photo by Kristen Carlstrom

Step 1

In a pitcher, combine lime juice, sweetened condensed milk, water, tequila and orange juice.

Photo by Kristen Carlstrom
Photo by Kristen Carlstrom

Step 2

Fill Dixie cups nearly all of the way with the mixture, leaving about ½ inch space.

Photo by Kristen Carlstrom
Photo by Kristen Carlstrom

Step 3

Slice limes into ¼ inch slices.

Step 4

Push popsicle sticks through limes so lime is on the middle of the stick.

Step 5

Place sticks in mixture. Make sure limes sit directly on top of the liquid.

Photo by Kristen Carlstrom
Photo by Kristen Carlstrom

Step 6

Freeze for at least six hours, or overnight.

Step 7

Peel Dixie cups off frozen popsicles.

Step 8

Sprinkle tops with kosher salt and get boozy.