Nothing signals summertime's homecoming quite like sipping frozen cocktails by the pool in anticipation of the night's Fourth of July festivities. With the help of Style Me Pretty's Erin Lepperd, we rounded up five boozy slushy recipes perfect for a pre-fireworks happy hour. Break out the blender and the paper umbrellas because you're going to want to make every cocktail on this list.
This creative take on frozen margaritas from Sugar and Charm calls for classic margarita mix topped with strawberry, kiwi, and mango fruit purées. Add striped straws, freshly cut limes, and a dash of salt for a fruity margarita slushy that's anything but average.
These mouthwatering granitas are infused with strawberries, watermelon chunks, coconut milk, and rum. Yes, you are transported to the Caribbean after your first sip. Serve in mini flare glasses and garnish with slices of watermelon or freshly cut strawberries.
Just 125 calories per drink, these coladas are made with Vitafrute Cocktails' Coconut Colada mix, coconut cream, and fresh pineapple chunks. Whip them up for the Fourth of July or save the recipe for National Piña Colada Day next Sunday, July 10.
These delicious salted watermelon slushies are a summertime must-make. Infused with rum, watermelon chunks, and freshly squeezed lime juice, this cocktail is the perfect thirst-quenching addition to any summer barbecue.
No list of boozy slushies would be complete without a wine slushy. Made with pineapple, peaches, and four cups of Pinot Grigio, this frozen concoction from Twinspiration is a unique departure from the sangria and rosé cocktails popular in the summertime. Giant pineapple not included.
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