Monday, 2 June 2014

Start a Poptail Making Business

Start a Poptail Making Business

 

Fun, Refreshing "Poptails"



Now’s the time to clean out your freezer! Trust us, you’ll need the extra space to test these 14 grown-up popsicles, plus seven other refreshing adults-only treats we came across.

What is Poptail ?

Fruity & Refreshing POPSICLE Cocktails. Perfect for Summer! SAY CHEERS! – To create a light spritzer, combine equal parts champagne & ginger ale. – For a fruity cocktail, go with 3 parts ginger ale to 1 part white rum or vodka. Add the popsicles to either version right before serving. They’ll dissolve into the drinks as guests enjoy them. No need for ice!

Poptails offers cocktail-inspired delights for icy treats with an alcohol-infused kick. Perfect for pool parties, picnics or barbecues, the adult-only . freeze ice - coolness in fun frozen pop molds to make a decidedly adult cocktail treat. Its called  a "poptail."

Margarita Frozen Pops

This recipe makes a classic strong margarita. If you want the "poptails" to be low-test instead of high-test, reduce the alcohol by half or double the other ingredients. If you want to make these pops without the alcohol at all, add the juice of 1 extra orange and an extra¼cup of filtered water. Pour into molds and freeze per the manufacturer's instructions.

How to make it ?

1.) Blackberry Prosecco Popsicles

13 cup blackberries

4 oz crème de cassis

Splash of fresh lime juice
2 pinches lime zest
20 oz Prosecco

Pour crème de cassis on blackberries and crush. Add lime juice and zest. Put 1 tsp of mixture into each popsicle form and pour Prosecco on top. Freeze for 2 hours. Insert popsicle sticks and freeze overnight. Yields 12.


2.) Frozen Tangerine Screwdriver Popsicles

3 cups freshly squeezed orange juice 

2 oz tangerine flavored vodka 
¼ orange, segmented and diced into small pieces
Combine juice and vodka. Place 1 piece of orange chunk in the bottom of each popsicle mold. Fill the molds ¾ full. Freeze at least 3 hours, or until frozen. Yields 6.

3.) Mango Mojito Popsicles


1 ½ cups chopped mango (2 mangoes)

1 oz rum
1 lime, juiced
2 Tbsp sugar
2 tsp chopped mint
½ cup water

Blend mangoes, rum, lime juice, and sugar until smooth. Add mint and water. Pulse until water is just blended into mixture and you can still see flecks of mint. Pour into molds and place popsicle sticks in the middle. Freeze. Yields 6.

4.) Blueberry Cabernet Cheesecake Popsicles


1 pint blueberries

½ cup cabernet
¼ cup simple syrup (recipe follows)
¼ cup heavy cream
¼ cup cream cheese
4 Tbsp sugar
¼ cup graham cracker crumbs

Puree blueberries, wine, and simple syrup. Beat heavy cream and sugar in a cold bowl until soft peaks form; fold in beaten cream cheese. Portion out ¼ cup of cream cheese mixture into a separate bowl, combine with graham cracker crumbs. Place mixtures into 3 separate plastic bags and cut off a corner to create a small opening. Pour 2 tablespoons of blueberry and wine mixture into each well. Squeeze a tablespoon of cheesecake mixture on top of blueberry layer. Squeeze a small dollop of graham cracker mixture on top of cheesecake mixture. Continue layering until top of each well is reached. Cover top of popsicle form with foil and place popsicle stick in the center. Freeze overnight. Yields 8.
Simple Syrup Recipe
½ cup water

½ cup sugar
Place water and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Heat and stir until sugar dissolves. Cool before using.

5.) Kahlua and Cream Push-Up Pops

Per push-up pop (estimates):
¾ cup vanilla ice cream (softened)

¼ cup fudge sauce
2 Tbsp caramel sauce
½ Skor Bar (crumbled)
1 Tbsp Kahlua

Put a spoonful of ice cream in bottom of push-up pop holder. Freeze for fifteen minutes. Add a spoonful of fudge sauce. Freeze until firm. Add another spoonful of ice cream, a caramel layer, and another spoonful of ice cream. Poke holes into ice cream layers with toothpick. Add a small spoonful of Kahlua (it will seep down). Top with fudge sauce and Skor pieces. Freeze until ready to serve.

6.) Vodka Sunrise Fruit Wedge Jelly Shots


1 orange (for serving)

1 ½ oz grenadine syrup
2 oz orange juice
1 package Knox gelatin
2 oz water
1 tablespoon sugar
3 oz vodka

Cut orange in half; scoop out the pulp. Rinse out halves and dab dry. Place in a muffin tin. Put grenadine syrup and juice in small saucepan. Sprinkle half a packet of gelatin over top and let bloom for about a minute. Stir over low heat until gelatin has dissolved, about six minutes. Divide between orange halves and chill. Combine water and sugar in saucepan. Sprinkle remaining gelatin over top and allow to bloom for a minute. Stir over low heat until gelatin has dissolved. Take off heat and add vodka. Pour over grenadine layer, filling each orange half to the top. Chill overnight.


Market Demand For Poptails

Boozy Popsicles, or poptails as they are often called, are growing in popularity. It's no mystery why these fun, frozen treats make anyone look like an entertaining superhero with very little work. Use your favorite fruits or berries to make these your own. Easy to make but no compromise with taste. Today it is the most desirable cocktail with mix and match flavours of pops.

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