How to Make Moscow Mule Popsicles

Two homemade popsicles, one red, one purple stick, and a lime wedge
Photo by Meg Baggott

At The Quarter Bar in Dallas, frozen “booze pops” that channel childhood memories of skinny Otter Pops or Fla-Vor-Ice sleeves are offered in the summer. Here, we’ve adapted the classic Moscow Mule into a similar format that’s ideal for cooling off on muggy summer days.

For more polished pops, look for commercial ice-pop pouches at a home goods store or online. Be sure to check how much liquid each pouch holds, as a single serving of this drink is 6½ ounces.

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Ingredients
  • 3 cups ginger beer
  • 9 ounces vodka
  • ¾ cup lime juice
Directions

Combine ingredients in mixing glass or pitcher. Divide among 6 freezer pop molds, close securely,­ and freeze until solid (ideally overnight).

After pops are removed from freezer, they melt fairly quickly to a consistency like granita or firm slushy; serve with straws and cups, if you like. Makes 6.

 

Published on June 1, 2019