Frozen Pineapple Margarita Poppers – Secret Ingredient: Tequila

Tequila is the secret ingredient that can make almost any fresh fruit taste like a margarita. I love to keep my Frozen Pineapple Margarita Poppers in my freezer to serve as a palate pleaser to my guests on warm summer evenings.

Frozen Pineapple Margarita Poppers

The perfect pop of summer refreshment!
Prep Time 8 hours
Course Dessert
Servings 4 servings


  • 16 fresh pineapple chunks (1/2 inch chunks)
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 3 tablespoons pomegranate juice
  • 2 tablespoons triple sec
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (or more to taste)


  • Place pineapple chunks in a single layer in a flat Tupperware container.
  • In a small bowl, combine tequila, pomegranate juice and triple sec. Stir to combine.
  • Pour tequila mixture over the pineapple chunks.
  • Cover Tupperware container and place in freezer for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Remove pineapple chunks from freezer and sprinkle with sea salt. Serve immediately.

Another summer favorite is my Margarita Watermelon Wedges that can be served as a starter to a summer meal or as a refreshing dessert.

Margarita Watermelon Wedges

Place salad plates and salad forks or spoons in freezer to chill while preparing watermelon.
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Appetizer
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 1 inch slices watermelon
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons tequila blanco
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Cut each watermelon slice into 6 wedges.
  • Place wedges in a flat food storage container.
  • Combine lime juice, tequila, sugar and salt in a small bowl. Mix well to combine all ingredients.
  • Pour lime juice mixture over the watermelon slices.
  • Cover container tightly and refrigerate for one hour. Turn container over and shake container lightly to cover the watermelon with lime mixture. Continue to refrigerate for one more hour. Place 3 watermelon wedges on each chilled plate. Serve very cold.

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