This refreshing Watermelon Lime Slush blends up in 10 minutes and is the absolute best drink for summer! It contains fresh watermelon and lime, is sweet, and has a secret ingredient… ginger ale! Best part is it contains no alcohol so everyone can drink it!
For more fun non alcoholic drinks, check these out.
There is nothing I love more in the summer time than slushies… especially these watermelon slushies! They are the perfect frozen drink on a hot summer’s day or whenever you are craving a fruity and cold treat.
The ripe watermelon combined with lime and sweet ginger ale make the PERFECT summer flavor combination. And if you are new here, we love adding non alcoholic spirits to our drinks so expect some fun mocktail suggestions below!
For any leftover watermelon I highly recommend this Watermelon Mojito Salad. There is no alcohol in it, but the flavors are amazing!
Let’s Make Slushies Together!
Click to watch this short tutorial and see how easy it is to make watermelon lime slushies at home!
Watermelon Lime Slush Ingredients
- Frozen Watermelon Chunks
- Ginger Ale
- Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
- Cane Sugar
- OPTIONAL Non alcoholic spirits (suggestions below)
How to Make Watermelon Lime Slushies
First things first, cut your fresh watermelon in small pieces and place in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Throw that in the freezer overnight and make sure your watermelon chunks are frozen solid before blending.
Back to the Watermelon Lime Slush, this drink is so easy! Literally all you do is throw everything into your blender and blend until smooth. There is no fancy method and you can’t mess it up.
Troubleshooting Your Watermelon Lime Slushie
Too thick? Add a tablespoon more of ginger ale or lime juice.
Too thin? Add a 1/4 more of frozen watermelon.
Not sweet enough? Some watermelon isn’t very sweet so you may want to add more cane sugar. I recommend a tablespoon at a time.
Tips For The Very Best Watermelon Lime Slush
- Use freshly squeezed lime juice. Store-bought lime juice just isn’t the same.
- Blend it up as you are serving it. This slushie doesn’t store well in the refrigerator or freezer and it melts quickly. Serving it as you need it, and immediately, is best.
- Garnish is everything. To make this slush even more fun, add mini watermelon slices, lime slices, and fun straws.
Make It A Mocktail!
If you are new here, we LOVE to make mocktails with non alcoholic spirits. I have tried so many different flavors and brands… But here are a few of my favorites to pair with these Watermelon Lime Slushies.
Add an ounce or two of:
- non alcoholic rum for a Caribbean beach inspired mocktail.
- non alcoholic vodka a great anytime option.
- non alcoholic tequila to mimic a watermelon margarita mocktail.
- non alcoholic champagne for a frose style drink.
For another delicious frozen mocktail, try this Miami Vice drink. It’s strawberry, coconut, and pineapple!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
For this slush a food processor of any size works just as well as a blender. You will definitely want a blender or food processor to make this though.
Yes, of course! Vodka, coconut rum, or even tequila would taste delicious in this!
Yes, yes, yes! The slush consistency comes from the combination of frozen watermelon and ice. If the watermelon chunks are at room temperature or even refrigerated, all you will have is a liquid juice.
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Watermelon Lime Slush
- Blender or Food Processor
- 6 cups watermelon - cubed and frozen
- 2 cup ice
- 1 cup ginger ale
- 2 limes - juiced
- 1 cup cane sugar
- ½ cup water
- watermelon slices - for garnish
- lime slices - for garnish
- Cube fresh watermelon and freeze on a cookie sheet overnight.
- To a blender, add frozen watermelon chunks, ice, ginger ale, lime juice, water, and cane sugar.
- Blend until smooth.NOTE: If it's too thin add more frozen watermelon. If it's too thick add more ginger ale or lime juice.
- Pour into glasses and garnish with watermelon slices, lime slices, and a fun straw.
Metric conversions are calculated automatically. I cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information.
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