History of Tequila Sunrise Ice-Pops
The Tequila Sunrise cocktail is a classic, known for its vibrant colors reminiscent of a sunrise. In this frozen twist, we’ve turned it into a delightful ice-pop. The Tequila Sunrise cocktail itself has a colorful history, with its origins in the 1930s and gaining popularity in the 1970s.
School’s out, and the kiddos are ready for summer. If your house is like mine, your freezer is filling with ice-cold summer treats, like a Popsicle to cool the kiddos down. Christina Milian shares a recipe below that proves Popsicles are just as fun for adults!
Celebrate Summer with Christina Milian’s Viva Diva Wine’s Tequila Sunrise Ice-Pops.
What better way to bring in the summer than with deliciously sweet, alcoholic ice-pops that are perfect for any outdoor party or special treat.
The bubbly flavorful Moscato blended with the frozen pineapple and tequila is the perfect combination to cool you down and make your taste buds go wild.
Check out the simple and delicious recipe below!
Viva Diva Wine’s Tequila Sunrise Ice-Pops
Tequila Sunrise Ice-Pops
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 popsicles
Refrigeration Time: Overnight
- 1 1/4 cup Viva Diva Moscato Pineapple & Coconut (295 ml)
- 1 cup pineapple juice (240 ml)
- 1 lb fresh pineapple, peeled and pureed (450 g)
- 1/2 cup tequila (120 ml)
- 1/4 cup grenadine (60 ml)
- In a large mixing bowl, combine Viva Diva Moscato Pineapple & Coconut, pineapple juice, pureed pineapple, and tequila. Stir well to create a smooth mixture.
- Fill the popsicle molds 3/4 of the way up with the pineapple mixture, leaving room for the grenadine.
- Carefully pour one teaspoon of grenadine into each popsicle well. The grenadine will create that classic Tequila Sunrise color effect.
- Place a popsicle stick into the center of each mold.
- Cover the molds with their respective lids or use aluminum foil to secure the sticks in place.
- Place the molds in the freezer and let them sit overnight or for at least 6-8 hours until fully frozen.
- To easily puree fresh pineapple, cut it into chunks and blend in a food processor or blender until smooth.
- For a more intense tequila flavor, you can increase the amount of tequila to suit your preference.
Store these ice-pops in the freezer. You can use airtight freezer bags to keep them fresh for up to 2-3 months.
If you have any leftover Tequila Sunrise Ice-Pops, you can enjoy them later by simply taking one out of the freezer and letting it sit at room temperature for a few minutes to make it easier to enjoy.
Q1: Can I use a different type of tequila for this recipe?
A1: Yes, you can use your preferred tequila brand or type. The choice of tequila can influence the flavor of your ice-pops.
Q2: How can I remove the ice-pops from the molds easily?
A2: To release the ice-pops from the molds, briefly run warm water over the mold to loosen the popsicles, making them easier to remove.
Alternate Names for the Recipe
- Sunrise Tequila Ice-Pops
- Frozen Tequila Sunrise Popsicles
Viva Diva Wines will also be featured on the 2nd Season of Christina Milian Turned Up on E! The brand is under the ownership of celebrity actress/singer Christina Milian, Mother/Manager Carmen Milian and Publicist Robyn Santiago.
About Christina Milian
Christina Milian reached had her first major U.S. hit, “Dip It Low” in 2004, on her second album “It’s About Time.” She had her goals set to be an actress, and her first lead role was in the 2003 film Love Don’t Cost a Thing; she has also had lead roles in Be Cool and the 2006 horror film Pulse.
For more information on Viva Diva Wines, you can visit their website at www.VivaDivaWines.com Enjoy these Tequila Sunrise ice-pops!
- 1 1/4 cup Viva Diva Moscato Pineapple & Coconut
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- 1 lb, fresh pineapple, peeled and pureed
- 1/2 cup tequila
- 1/4 cup grenadine
- Combine and stir Viva Diva Moscato Pineapple & Coconut, pineapple juice, pureed pineapple, and tequila. Fill popsicle wells 3/4 way up with pineapple mixture. Pour one teaspoon of grenadine into each well. Place popsicle stick into the center of each mold and let sit overnight.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 242Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 46mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 3gSugar: 24gProtein: 1g
The Nutritional Information may not be accurate.