Frozen Watermelon Slush Mocktail (or Spike It With Booze!)

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This Frozen Watermelon Slush is easy to make and is a perfect summer sip! This fabulous concoction made with frozen watermelon, passion tea, lime juice, and honey can be served as a non-alcoholic mocktail or spiked with vodka for an adult beverage. Either way, this is a tasty drink idea!

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Frozen Watermelon Slush

The full ingredients list and instructions are found in the printable recipe card at the end of this post. I highly recommend reading the blog post all the way through so that you don’t miss any tips or substitution suggestions and to ensure that you have all the ingredients and equipment required as well as understand the steps and timings involved.

Who doesn’t love making frozen drinks in the Summer. There is nothing more refreshing than sipping on a cool drink while spending time outside!

This frozen watermelon slush is just what you and the kids need – keep it fruity for the kids and non-drinkers, and spike it with vodka (or gin or tequila or rum!) for those that fancy a boozy tipple!

Made really simply using frozen watermelon (which you can purchase frozen, or freeze chopped fresh watermelon), Tazo® Passion® Tea (but you can use water instead), lime juice, honey, and fresh mint.

Everything is whizzed in a high-powered blender and it’s as easy as that!

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Frozen Watermelon Slush Mocktail

How Do I Make a Frozen Watermelon Slush?

Just check out the recipe card below with full ingredients and instructions. You can print the card out too (don’t worry, any pics don’t print to save your ink!).

Watermelon Frozen Slush

Frozen Watermelon Slush

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

These refreshing frozen watermelon slushes are so easy to make and can be served with or without alcohol.


  • 6 c. seedless watermelon, cut into small chunks and frozen
  • 2 cups chilled brewed Tazo® Passion® tea or 2 cups water*
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp fresh mint
  • Ice cubes (optional)

For Garnish

  • Sprigs of fresh mint
  • Small watermelon wedges

For Spiked Slush

  • 4-6 oz premium vodka (optional)


  1. Add frozen watermelon, chilled tea (or water), lime juice, honey, and fresh mint to a high-powered blender.
  2. Blend on high until thoroughly combined, approximately 2-3 minutes. Add ice cubes, if necessary, to achieve desired consistency.
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  4. Pour watermelon mixture into four chilled glasses and garnish with sprigs of fresh mint and/or watermelon wedges, if using, and serve immediately. Enjoy!
  5. Watermelon Frozen Slush
  6. Spike the slush as an adult beverage by topping each glass with a 1 to 1½ oz. floater of premium vodka.


  • Although it is optional, Tazo® Passion® tea greatly enhances the flavor of this recipe when compared to using plain water.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 107Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 9mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 1gSugar: 23gProtein: 2g

This site uses Nutritionix to provide estimated nutrition. Nutritional information is always approximate and will depend on the quality of ingredients used and serving sizes. If you need exact calories and macros, please do your own calculations.

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