Paid PostPosted on May 25, 201610 Boozy Slushie Recipes For The Impending British HeatwaveBecause it's super important to get your five-a-day.by Currys PC WorldBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Caribbean Sunset Lennon / Stone © BuzzFeed 60g sugar8 mint leaves500g strawberries, chopped and destemmed100ml white rum Lots of ice!(makes 4)# Start off by making sugar syrup – mix sugar with equal parts water in saucepan and bring to a boil. # When the sugar’s gone, turn off heat and give it some time to cool down. Once it’s back to room temperature, add in mint and let sit for about an hour to let it infuse. (Depending on just how minty you’d like the taste, you can add/subtract the amount of leaves you use.)# Once you’re ready, toss strawberries, rum, and ice into blender before adding 3 tablespoons syrup. Turn on and blend until you get that nice slushie consistency. 2. Triple Berry Blast Lennon / Stone © BuzzFeed 20 blackberries20 blueberries20 raspberries1 lemon1 lime1 Tbsp. simple syrup200ml vodkaCrushed Ice(makes 4)# Lightly mash together all fruit (berries, lemon, and lime) with simple syrup in a jug or cocktail shaker. Be careful not to go overboard – you just want to begin to release some of the juices from each, rather than pulverise them.# Add in vodka, give it a mix, and strain into glass. # Fill with crushed ice, stirring as you go, and voilà! 3. Spiked Watermelon Slushie Lennon / Stone © BuzzFeed 900g watermelon, cubed and frozen250ml sparkling water or tonic100ml vodka80g sugarHalf freshly squeezed lemonA dash lemon zest(serves 4–6)# Blend everything together, adding more sugar if necessary to balance out watermelon.# Serve immediately for instant refreshment! 4. Peach and Mango Sangria Storm Lennon / Stone © BuzzFeed 1 bottle chilled white wine100ml peach liqueur1 orange1 lime 300g frozen peach chunks300g frozen mango chunks(serves 5–6)# Add all ingredients into blender and serve as soon as mixture runs smooth. 5. Red Wine Slushies Lennon / Stone © BuzzFeed 1 bottle rosé200g mixed berries (your choice!)(makes 4–5)# Pop everything into blender and mix until you’ve got a nice, mushy blend. Strain it to get rid of leftover bits and then place in shallow dish or tray suitable for freezer. # Freeze for 2 hours, taking out every 30 minutes to give it a bit of a stir with fork.# Remove, allow it a few minutes to settle, and serve! 6. Sublime Slime (That's Strawberry and Lime!) Lennon / Stone © BuzzFeed 100ml Caribbean rum100ml vodka100ml peach liqueur500g frozen peach chunks500g frozen pineapple segmentsA dash bitters Cherries to garnish(serves 4–5)# This one packs a punch! Add together spirits and pour in blender with fruit, blending until smooth. # Serve immediately with drizzle of bitters to give it some extra sparkle and top off with cherries (and possibly a cocktail umbrella)! 7. Strawberry Mojitos Lennon / Stone © BuzzFeed 500g frozen strawberries (you can buy fresh and freeze them yourself)75ml vodka60ml fresh lime juice 60g sugar500ml waterIce cubes(serves 3–4)# Add all ingredients to blender and mix until smooth. Add more water if you find the mixture is too thick! 8. Whiskey Special Lennon / Stone © BuzzFeed 500g frozen mango chunks125g strawberries60g blueberries100ml whiskey250g ice cubes(serves 2–3)# Blend all your fruit, ice, and whiskey until you have your preferred consistency, then serve immediately. Instant party! 9. Fire and Ice Bloody Mary Lennon / Stone © BuzzFeed 400g vine tomatoes50ml lemon juice 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce1 dash hot sauce2 Tbsp. prepared horseradish1 dash celery seeds200ml vodka, chilled1 can (400ml) tomato juice Lemon wedges to garnish(serves 4–6)# Chop up tomatoes into wedges and freeze overnight. Once prepared, puree in blender with lemon juice, sauces, horseradish, celery seeds, plus a pinch of salt and pepper.# Next, add in your vodka and tomato juice and give it a small quick spin to ensure it's fully mixed. # Serve with lemon wedges on top. 10. Bourbon Tea Party Lennon / Stone © BuzzFeed 125ml bourbon whiskey2 large black tea bags500ml water175ml cloudy lemonade 100ml fresh orange juice60g sugar(makes 2–4)# Blend everything together for a few minutes, then place in freezable tray for 2 to 3 hours. # Check on mixture every 30 minutes and scrape away what’s sticking to the sides. Once ready to take out, thaw for 5 minutes then serve straight away. With the option of still or sparkling water and crushed ice or cubed, getting your slushie on has never been easier with Currys PC World's new fridge-freezer range.