Strawberry Margarita Quicksicles

In honor of Pampered Chef’s Help Whip Cancer campaign this month, I wrote this *pink* recipe to share with my family and friends!

Who doesn’t like a strawberry margarita and today it’s HOT HOT HOT here so it’s the perfect refresher! If you’re serving this to kids, please omit the tequila and substitute with water.

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When the word “margarita” is used by itself, it typically refers to the classic lime or lemon juice margarita, but when other juices are used, the fruits are typically added as adjectives in the name with lime juice or lemon juice added to give it a characteristic margarita flavor. This one includes the lime flavor.

Did you know the first margaritas were made with brandy instead of tequila? (I know that because Wikipedia told me!) They were remade with tequila instead of brandy, which became popular during prohibition as people drifted south of the border for alcohol.  It also says that the word “margarita” is spanish for daisy.  So when you go to Mexico and order a margarita, do they give you a flower?

 

Screen Shot 2018-05-16 at 3.46.44 PMStrawberry Margarita Quicksicles
Serves 3

2 tablespoons lime juice
1/4 cup water
1-1/2 tablespoons tequila
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 cup strawberries, quartered (about 5 strawberries)

  1. In a blender or food processor, combine the lime juice, water, tequila, and sugar. Blend until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add the strawberries and pulse until the strawberries are pureed but still a little chunky.
  3. Pour the strawberry mixture into the wells of the Quicksicle Maker to the fill line and freeze until set, about 10 minutes.

 

SHOP MY KITHEN!


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With having to shift my diet to gluten-free and dairy-free, I’m excited to share what I’m cooking in hopes it will help you lead a healthier lifestyle while at the same time offering LOTS of flavor! In real life, live in Wyomissing Hills, PA with my love who is my biggest fan and recipe tester! I have 3 jobs alongside this blog… First a foremost, I am an Independent Advanced Director with Pampered Chef and have enjoyed that role for 20 years! I am a fitting room stylist for New York & Company and recently started as an Executive Administrative Assistant for Berkshire Investment Group. Lots to juggle and I’m loving every single minute of it! Disclaimer: Slice, Dice & Dish is not an official Pampered Chef blog/website. Pampered Chef is not involved in any way with this blog. To learn more about what I offer through Pampered Chef and to shop my kitchen, please visit my Pampered Chef website at: www.pamperedchef.biz/colleenfinley

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