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Watermelon Slushie Cocktail

A Watermelon Slushie Cocktail is a refreshing and delicious drink made from fresh watermelon, ice, and alcohol. It’s perfect for summertime, pool parties, and outdoor gatherings.

Watermelon is a great source of hydration and is rich in vitamins A and C, which makes this cocktail a healthier choice than other sugary drinks. However, keep in mind that alcohol should be consumed in moderation.

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The Watermelon Slushie Cocktail is a fun and tasty way to enjoy the flavors of summer. It’s perfect for any occasion where you want to beat the heat with a cold and refreshing drink.

Can I use frozen watermelon to make a watermelon slushie cocktail?

Yes, this particular recipes actually calls for frozen watermelon, instead of fresh since it provides a thicker and slushier consistency.

What types of alcohol go well with a watermelon slushie cocktail?

Vodka and tequila are popular choices to mix with watermelon, but other spirits such as rum or gin can also be used for a unique flavor combination. Our recipe calls for vodka.

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What ingredients to I need to make this cocktail recipe?

  • seedless watermelon, cut into small chunks and frozen
  • chilled brewed Tazo® Passion® tea (or water)*
  • fresh lime juice
  • honey, preferably local
  • fresh mint
  • large ice cubes (optional)
  • premium vodka (optional)

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Watermelon Slushie Cocktail

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 c. seedless watermelon, cut into small chunks and frozen
  • 2 c. chilled brewed Tazo® Passion® tea (or water)*
  • ¼ c. fresh lime juice
  • 2 T. honey, preferably local
  • 2 T. fresh mint
  • 6-8 large ice cubes (optional)
  • 4-6 oz. premium vodka (optional)

Garnish

  • Sprigs of fresh mint
  • Small watermelon wedges

Instructions

    1. Add frozen watermelon, chilled tea (or water), lime juice, honey, and fresh mint to a high-powered blender. Blend on high until thoroughly combined, approximately 2-3 minutes. Add ice cubes, if necessary, to achieve desired consistency.
    2. Pour watermelon mixture into four chilled glasses and top each with a 1 to 1½ oz. floater of premium vodka, if desired. Garnish with sprigs of fresh mint and/or watermelon wedges, if using, and serve immediately. Enjoy!

    Notes

    *Tip: Although it is optional, Tazo® Passion® tea greatly enhances the flavor of this recipe when compared to using plain water.

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