RECIPE

Cucumber Margarita Popsicle

Matthew Kelly / Supercall

Citysticks founder Justin Harter has perfected the boozy popsicle, so we asked him for his expert advice on how to make a refreshing Cucumber Margarita version. “For this popsicle, I wanted to showcase how something vegetal can provide a strong base and a more interesting flavor to your run-of-the-mill Margarita,” Harter says. This cooling treat is absolute perfection. It’s sweet, vegetal and tart with just the right amount of booze to relax you on a hot summer’s day. “It's a big punch of flavor in your mouth, which I find exciting.” We agree.

FLAVOR PROFILE
Sweet
STRENGTH

INGREDIENTS

  • 1.5 Cup Cucumber
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • .75 Cup lime juice
  • .75-1 Cup Tequila

INSTRUCTIONS

Step one

Combine cucumbers, water and sugar in a pot over low heat and cook for 10 minutes, or until the sugar has dissolved and the cucumbers are soft.

Step two

Add to a blender and blend thoroughly.

Step three

Add tequila to the mixture. Stir well or blend again to mix.

Step four

Pour into molds and freeze overnight. Serve!

Contributed by Justin Harter

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