Signature Cocktail Friday ~ Frozen Melon Margarita Popsicles

You have exchange vows the champagne is popped, time to cool your guests off, these Melon Pops will make a big statement while delivering some cool relief from the warm sun.

For a zingy combo of cool and hot, serve peppery nasturtiums to add some spice between bites.

Martha Stewart Living, August 2010

  • YieldServes 4 to 6
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup tequila
  • 1/2 cup Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • Pinch of coarse salt
  • 8 ounces cantaloupe, rinds removed
  • 8 ounces watermelon, rinds removed
  • Nasturtiums (melissas.com), optional

Directions

  1. Stir together tequila, Grand Marnier, fresh lime juice, and coarse salt in a large bowl. Cut cantaloupe and watermelon into wedges. Soak in tequila mixture for 15 minutes. Insert ice-pop sticks into wedges. Freeze on a rack-lined baking sheet for 1 hour. Serve with nasturtiums

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