Cucumber Honeydew Margarita Popsicles
  • 1cup honeydew juice, appox. a whole melon weighing 1lb
  • 1/3cup cucumber juice approx. half a cucumber weighing 5oz.
  • 1/2cup tequila
  • 1tablespoon triple sec
  • 1tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1tablespoon mint simple syrup – recipe follows
  • 3 large mint sprigs
Mint Syrup
  • 1/2cup water
  • 1/2cups Sugar
  • 1cup mint leaves,loosely packed
  1. Place the honeydew and cucumber in a food processor or a blender and process until everything is pureed. Add tequila, triple sec, lime juice and mint syrup and process for another 20-30 seconds to blend well. Pour mixture into popsicles mold.
  2. Freeze for about 2 hours or until mixture starts to solidify enough to hold a popsicle stick upright. Insert popsicle sticks and finish freezing popsicles overnight. To release popsicles run hot water on the outside of popsicle molds for a 2-3 seconds.
Mint Syrup
  1. Place sugar and water in a pot over heat until sugar dissolves.
  2. Allow mixture to cool to room temperature and place mint leaves in mixture and muddle.
  3. Allow mint leaves to steep for 20 minutes.
  4. Strain and discard leaves. (Depending on the fineness of the sieve tiny pieces may remain).