Boozy pops are desserts that double as cocktails. This one layers a minty mojito with vodka-spiked watermelon juice. Slideshow: Frozen Drinks
The thickening agent xanthan gum is available at many supermarkets and on amazon.com. Simple Syrup: In a saucepan, simmer 4 ounces of water with 1/2 cup of sugar over moderate heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes; let cool. Refrigerate for up to 1 month. Makes about 6 ounces.