Wine slushies to make this summer

Three wine slushies to make this summer

When summer temperatures start to soar and you have your fan set on full speed, remember these glorious adult slushy recipes because they’ll be just what you need to cool down. When all you need is some leftover wine, why wouldn’t you indulge?

Red wine slushy

Ingredients

1 can of crushed pineapple, drained

2 ½ cups of Pinot Noir

1 ½ cups orange juice

½ cup lemon juice

½ cup sugar

Method

  1. Blend the pineapple, Pinot Noir, orange juice, lemon juice and sugar in a blender at high speed for a few seconds or until all the ingredients have combined thoroughly.
  2. Pour the mixture into a pan or bowl and freeze it.
  3. Once frozen, remove the pan from the freezer and let it stand outside until it’s slightly defrosted.
  4. Scratch the ice with a fork until you achieve a granular texture.
  5. Pour into a glass and serve.

recipes using leftover wine

Watermelon and wine granita

Ingredients

3 cups watermelon, seeds removed

480ml red wine

1 cup strawberries

1½ tsp. vanilla extract

2 Tbsp. lime juice

2 Tbsp. brown sugar

Method

  1. Blend all the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Strain the mixture using a sieve.
  3. Pour it into a freezer-safe dish and freeze for one hour.
  4. Remove the dish from the freezer and scratch the ice with a fork to break it up.
  5. Serve in a glass.

White wine sangria slushy

Ingredients

400ml Sauvignon Blanc

120ml triple sec

240ml sparkling water

11 limes, peeled with pips removed

1 lemon, peeled with pips removed

Ice

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients into a blender.
  2. Blend until it reaches the desired consistency.
  3. Pour into a glass and enjoy.

recipes using leftover wine

For some other ideas for your leftover wine have a look here

 

 

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