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Kool-Aid Slurpee

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This sweet and colorful kool-aid slurpee is the perfect cool treat to whip up in your blender on hot summer days.
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  1. Kool-Aid Slurpee Ingredients
  2. How to Make This Kool-Aid Slurpee Recipe
  3. How To Serve
  4. Storage
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Fruity, refreshing and colorful, this kool-aid slurpee recipe is a fun summer treat that will cool you down on a hot summer day. You can have so much fun making this frosty treat with your favorite flavor of kool-aid and you will love the bright, vibrant results.

Delicious slushies are not the only fun drinks we have. Our Oreo milkshake and chocolate milkshake are indulgent concoctions to whip up for a treat.

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Kool-Aid Slurpee Ingredients

Kool-Aid Slurpee raw ingredients that are labeled

You’ll need:

  • ½ cup hot water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1½ cups cold water
  • 2 packets kool-aid drink mix (your favorite flavor)
  • 4½ cups of ice cubes 

SUBSTITUTIONS AND ADDITIONS

KOOL-AID: You can substitute concentrated kool-aid liquid drink mix for the kool-aid powder. Do not add the sugar if you choose to use the kool-aid liquid. 

FLAVOR: There are plenty of flavors that would make these delicious kool aid slushies so much fun. Try a tropical punch, blue raspberry lemonade, or strawberry slushie as a start.

SUGAR: You can use a sugar-free substitute for granulated sugar in this recipe.

ICE CREAM: A fun way to make these slurpees extra creamy and fancy is by adding a scoop of ice cream to your blender as well.

How to Make This Kool-Aid Slurpee Recipe

PRO TIP: You can easily double or triple this recipe if you are whipping up a large batch for a summer barbecue or party.

OUR RECIPE DEVELOPER SAYS

You can easily double or triple this recipe if you are whipping up a large batch for a summer barbecue or party.

STEP ONE: Add the warm water and 1 cup sugar to a small mixing bowl. Stir to dissolve the sugar.

warm water and sugar mixed together in a bowl

STEP TWO: Add the sugar water to a blender.

sugar water added to a blender

STEP THREE: Add the cold water to the blender container.

cold water and kool-aid packets added to the blender

STEP FOUR: Sprinkle the kool-aid mix over the water.

STEP FIVE: Add the ice cubes. Place the lid on the blender and pulse until the ice is completely crushed and smooth. Serve in a 12-ounce glass with a straw.

PRO TIP:

You can store the slurpees in the freezer for up to 20 minutes before serving.

ice cubes added to the blender then blended

How To Serve

This kool-aid slurpee is the perfect way to cool down this summer. They would be an especially fun treat to make for a summer birthday party. Pick up a variety of yummy kool-aid flavor packets from the store and make batches of homemade slushies in different flavors.

Storage

IN THE FREEZER: Keep any leftovers in the freezer. Allow the slurpee to thaw just enough to pour mix into the blender to pulse to return to a slushie consistency.

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There are so many different flavors and bright colors you can use to make this recipe. Now you won’t have to stop at the convenience store for a sweet frosty treat since this recipe is easy to whip up at a fraction of the cost in your own kitchen. Just don’t sip too fast or watch out for the brain freeze!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I keep leftovers in the freezer?

This easy homemade slushie recipe can be kept in the freezer until you are ready to finish it up. Add it back to the blender and pulse to get it back to a slushie consistency.

Can I make this with other drink mix brands?

These fun summertime treats would work fine with any powdered or liquid dry mix that you have on hand.

What is the best blender to use to make for this recipe?

A good quality blender will make easy work of this DIY kool-aid slurpee recipe but any blender that has the power to crush ice will work fine.

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Kool-Aid Slurpee

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This sweet and colorful kool-aid slurpee is the perfect cool treat to whip up in your blender on hot summer days.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup hot water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • cups cold water
  • 2 packages kool aid, your favorite flavor
  • cups ice cubes

Instructions
 

  • Add the warm water and granulated sugar to a small mixing bowl. Stir to dissolve the sugar.
  • Add the sugar water to a blender.
  • Add the cold water to the blender.
  • Sprinkle the kool aid over the water.
  • Add the ice cubes. Place the lid on the blender and pulse until the ice is completely crushed and smooth. Serve in a 12-ounce glass with a straw.

Notes

  • You can easily double or triple this recipe if you are whipping up a large batch for a summer barbecue or party.
  • You can store the slurpees in the freezer for up to 20 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Sodium: 20mg | Calcium: 12mg | Sugar: 50g | Potassium: 1mg | Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Iron: 1mg
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