Dirty Pirate Poptails

Yesterday afternoon I had a fun photo shoot with a bunch of Dirty Pirates – argggg! Dirty Pirate Poptails that is!

Poptail is a term coined by the people behind a website called Endless Simmer. “Like popsicles? Love cocktails? What’s not to like about a pop-tail?” I’ve seen the recipe for these from Endless Simmer floating around for several weeks now, and yesterday alone, I saw the link shared on 4 or 5 Facebook pages. So, several days ago, we thought we’d mix up and freeze a batch and see if freezing rum actually worked and if they were really as good and refreshing as they look on Endless Simmer’s website. Let me tell ya – they are tasty little things and just great for a hot summer day – perhaps by the beach or pool. Do they freeze as had as water? No – so be sure to have a plate or napkin ready as you enjoy them.

See other Endless Simmer “Poptail” recipes here: Endless Poptails

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Dirty Pirate Popsicles
(from Endless Simmer)

2 1/2 c.Coke
1/3 c. Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
1/3 c. Kahlua
Place all ingredients in a large glass and stir to combine. Pour mixture into popsicle molds.

Freeze for about 2 hours or until mixture starts to solidify enough to hold a popsicle stick upright. Insert popsicle sticks and finish freezing popsicles overnight. To release popsicles run hot water on the outside of popsicle molds for a 2-3 seconds.

If you buy a set of popsicle mold that have the stick attached to the lid (such as these – Tovolo Star Ice Pop Molds, Set of 6, Green) just pour the liquid in the mold and freeze overnight)

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Comments

  1. Enjoy your website and facebook postings. Just wanted to let you know that the link you provide for endless simmer seems to be a malicious site. Got a virus warning when I went to it.

  2. I used to keep a big Tupperware container with tequila lemonade and seven up which froze up beautifully for frozen margaritas anytime with out a mess. So I am surprised these pop tails freeze solid enough for Popsicles. But sound good, I will be trying them.

    • J – we were surprised too – and put together a batch just to see if it would work. It doesn’t freeze hard like ice, but holds together enough to eat as a popsicle! Enjoy!