Sparkling Strawberry Slush {Summer Drinks Blog Hop}

Hey guys!  The weekend is finally here and it is time to sit back and relax!   We are actually celebrating a long weekend here in Canada and the family and I are heading off to Disneyland for some fun in the sun.   I can’t wait to get away and I thought we should have a drink together to celebrate! :)

Frozen Strawberry Cocktail
This sparkling strawberry slush is the perfect summer drink – it’s so tasty and refreshing and is a favorite with both the kids and the adults.  Just make up a big batch of the strawberry puree to keep on hand in the freezer and you can mix this up in seconds.  It’s perfect to serve to any guests that might pop over and works great for summer parties too!

Sparkling frozen strawberry slush - This summer drink is so tasty and refreshing. Make up a big batch to keep on hand in the freezer for any unexpected guests!

Sparkling Strawberry Slush
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Serves: 4-6
 
This tasty drink is so refreshing on a hot summer day and can be kept in the freezer for a quick drink when guests pop in. The recipe can easily be doubled or tripled for larger parties.
Ingredients
  • 2⅓ cup water + ⅔ cup water
  • ¾ cups sugar
  • 2 tea bags
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries with stems removed
  • ½ cup cranberry juice
  • ¼ cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • ¼ cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 2 cups Sprite or 7Up {regular or diet}
Instructions
  1. Bring 2⅓ cups water and the sugar to a boil. Stir until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  2. Boil ⅔ cup water, add tea bags and steep for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Combine the sugar and tea mixtures into a freezer safe container.
  4. In a blender, purree the strawberries, cranberry juice, lemonade concentrate and orange juice concentrate. Stir into the freezer container. Cover and freeze for at least 6 hours.
  5. When you are ready to serve, combine approximately ¾ cup of the strawberry mixture with ⅓ cup soda.

If you are looking for more summer drink ideas, be sure to check out these amazing cocktails from some of my favorite bloggers – there’s one for every day of the week! ;)

Delicious summertime drinks.  Can't wait to sit on the patio and try some of these!
From left to right, they are:

Sweet Tart Martini by Suburble
Pink Grapefruit and Apricot Martini by Craftberry Bush
Basil Cucumber Mojito by Satori Design For Living
The Classic Caesar by Fynes Designs
 Sparkling Strawberry Slush by Clean and Scentsible
Basil Watermelon Lemonade by Echoes of Laughter
Easy and Delicious Flavoured Waters by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

Cheers to a wonderful summer!

I shared this post at Liz Marie Blog.

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Comments

  1. says

    Love anything with fresh fruit in it. I remember the pail of slush my mom would make in the summer for when guest popped by. Somehow I think this one is a little more sophisticated. Have fun in DL!

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