Watermelon Patch Boozy Pop

Watermelon Patch Boozy Pop
Staff Writer
Watermelon Patch Boozy Pop
The Neapolitan at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Nothing beats the heat like the combination of watermelon and tequila. We imagine this cocktail ice pop from The Neapolitan at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas would be an excellent chaser to a tequila shot. Too much? Definitely not.

12
Servings
172
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup simple syrup
  • 1/2 Cup lime juice
  • 1 Ounce orange juice
  • 4 Cups fresh watermelon juice
  • 3 Ounces blanco tequila
  • 6 sheets of gelatin, bloomed
  • Cucumber segments
  • Pineapple chunks

Directions

Mix all ingredients, minus gelatin sheets. Dissolve gelatin sheets over medium heat and remove from heat. Add in 1/2 cup of the fruit mixture to the gelatin and stir until the gelatin has incorporated into the base.

Return the 1/2 cup with gelatin to the larger punch mixture and stir thoroughly. Fill ice pop mold and freeze until frozen.

To garnish, mix kosher salt and watermelon Pop Rocks. Dip corner of the pop in simple syrup and coat with the Pop Rock salt.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
15g
17%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
31g
24%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
25µg
4%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
16mg
21%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
149mg
15%
Choline, total
12mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
9µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
21mg
7%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
91mg
13%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
81mg
5%
Water
61g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Watermelon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Watermelon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.