Firecracker Fruit Slush

These icy cold fruit slush cocktails are perfect for sipping on a hot summer day.

Serves: 4Prep: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 slice (½" thick) watermelon
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen unsweetened strawberries
  • 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen unsweetened blueberries
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups club soda, well chilled, divided
  • 1/2 cup well chilled vodka, divided

Directions

  • With 1½” canape star cutter, cut 4 stars from watermelon flesh; set aside.
  • In blender container, combine strawberries, 1 tablespoon of the sugar, ½ cup of the club soda and 2-3 tablespoons of the vodka. Cover; blend on high speed until smooth and slushy. Add 2-4 tablespoons more club soda if necessary for processing. Pour into 4 chilled glasses.
  • Quickly rinse blender and lid with cold water. Repeat above directions with frozen pineapple. Carefully spoon over strawberry layer.
  • Quickly rinse blender and lid with cold water. Repeat above directions with frozen blueberries. Carefully spoon over pineapple layer.
  • Garnish each glass with a watermelon star and serve with short straws for sipping.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 slice (½" thick) watermelon
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen unsweetened strawberries
  • 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen unsweetened blueberries
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups club soda, well chilled, divided
  • 1/2 cup well chilled vodka, divided

Directions

  • With 1½” canape star cutter, cut 4 stars from watermelon flesh; set aside.
  • In blender container, combine strawberries, 1 tablespoon of the sugar, ½ cup of the club soda and 2-3 tablespoons of the vodka. Cover; blend on high speed until smooth and slushy. Add 2-4 tablespoons more club soda if necessary for processing. Pour into 4 chilled glasses.
  • Quickly rinse blender and lid with cold water. Repeat above directions with frozen pineapple. Carefully spoon over strawberry layer.
  • Quickly rinse blender and lid with cold water. Repeat above directions with frozen blueberries. Carefully spoon over pineapple layer.
  • Garnish each glass with a watermelon star and serve with short straws for sipping.