While at first sight, this concoction will seem more like a granita than a slushie, you’ll find that it only takes a minute in the sun for your icy treat to transform into a lovely beverage you can sip! It’s so simple to make that you’d be crazy not to try it this summer! And when you’ve tried all of these, you can discover the rest of our new recipes!

Slush-tails – ice blue slushie

Looking for a cocktail that’ll impress your guests at your next outdoor happy hour? Whip up a batch of these citrus liqueur, gin, and lime juice drinks! Thanks to the blue curaçao, you’ll end up with an iced cocktail with an electrifying colour… success guaranteed!

Slush-tails – ice blue slushieSlush-tails – ice blue slushie

Ingredients

7 1/2 oz. citrus liqueur (Curaçao Bleu)
4 1/2 oz. gin
1 1/2 cups tonic water
3 oz. lime juice

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine the tonic water, lime juice, citrus liqueur and gin, and mix together.
  2. Pour this mixture into a 38 x 25 cm (15 x 10 in.) Pyrex dish.
  3. Freeze for 1 hour and then break up the mixture with a fork, scraping down the sides.
  4. Put everything back into the freezer and repeat these steps 3 to 5 times, breaking up the ice every 30 minutes, or until it becomes granulated.
  5. When it’s time to serve, put the mixture into cups (you’ll have about 4 servings) with a straw and an orange slice.

Peach and sauvignon blanc slushtail

Adeptes de sauvignon blanc, voici une recette qui combine ce cépage à la pêche! Ce «slochetail» ne prendra qu’une minute à préparer. Attention, c’est divinement bon!

Peach and sauvignon blanc slushtailPeach and sauvignon blanc slushtail

Ingredients

2 cups white wine (sauvignon blanc)
1/2 bag frozen peaches
Several peach or nectarine slices for serving

*You can very easily double the recipe (1 whole bottle and 1 whole bag of frozen peaches) to yield 4 servings.

Preparation

  1. In a blender, combine the wine and frozen peaches and blend until you obtain a smooth texture.
  2. Pour the mixture into cups (2 servings) with a straw and 2 peach or nectarine slices.
  3. Enjoy!

If the texture is too liquid, put in the freezer for half an hour and break up the mixture a little with a fork. Repeat as needed until the desired texture is reached.

Frozen Gin & Tonic slushtail

The Gin&Tonic is well-loved quick cocktail, and those who enjoy gin will love this icy, lemony alternative. Refreshment guaranteed!

Frozen gin & tonic slushtailFrozen gin & tonic slushtail

Ingredients

1/2 cup (125 ml) water
1/2 cup (125 ml) granulated sugar
1/2 cup (125 ml) lemon juice
1 1/2 cup (375 ml) tonic water (1 can)
1/2 cup (125 ml) gin
Lemon zest, as a garnish

Preparation

  1. In a saucepan, stir water and sugar together. Heat slowly to dissolve the sugar and then remove from the flame.
  2. Add all the other ingredients and pour into a 38×25 cm (15×10 in.) Pyrex dish.
  3. Freeze for 1 hour and then break up the mixture with a fork, scraping down the sides.
  4. Put everything back into the freezer and repeat these steps 4 to 5 times, breaking up the ice every 30 minutes, or until it becomes granulated.
  5. When it’s time to serve, put the mixture into cups garnished with a pretty straw and a piece of lemon zest. Enjoy!
  1. Taste tag : Gin - JuniperType of spirits : Base
    Bombay Sapphire Dry gin | 750 ml United Kingdom , England
    $28.50
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Looking for a refreshing summer dessert to serve your guests? Get rid of the cup and straw and transform your icy beverage into a delicious granita!