Spicy Watermelon Margarita Ice Pops

Spicy Watermelon Margarita Ice Pops
These refreshing alcoholic popsicles are sure to please everyone at the party. There’s no trick to achieving the beautiful white stripe in the middle: the pureed watermelon will separate during freezing. Get the recipe. Photo: Emily Kinni
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
8 hrs 15 mins
8 to 10 serves -


  • cup sugar

  • cup fresh lime juice

  • 1 seedless watermelon, chopped (about 4 1/2 cups)

  • ¼ cup tequila

  • Pinch of cayenne pepper


  1. Blend the sugar and lime juice in a blender until the sugar dissolves.

  2. Add the watermelon, tequila, and cayenne. Puree until smooth.

  3. Pour the mixture into 10 3-ounce or 8 4-ounce ice pop molds, dividing evenly. Insert ice-pop sticks and freeze until firm, at least 8 hours or overnight.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

80 Calories
16g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 80
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 1g
Calcium 7mg 1%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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