October 25, 2023Review Recipe
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Fruity, refreshing and colorful, this Kool-Aid slushie 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.
Kool-Aid Slurpee Ingredients
With its bright colors and fruity flavors, it’s hard not to feel a little bit like a kid again with each sip.
The icy slush texture combined with the intense sweetness of the Kool-Aid is the perfect combination for those with a sweet tooth.
It’s a drink that can cool you down while also giving your taste buds a delightful treat.
- ½ cup of hot water
- 1 cup of granulated sugar
- 1½ cups of cold water
- 2 packets of 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 Kool-Aid powder. Do not add 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
Let’s walk through the quick and easy steps to making this fun and colorful drink.
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 hot water and 1 cup of sugar to a small mixing bowl. Stir to dissolve the sugar.
STEP TWO: Add the sugar water to a blender.
STEP THREE: Add the cold water to the blender container.
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.
You can store the slurpees in the freezer for up to 20 minutes before serving.
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.
For a fun and indulgent treat, turn your Kool-Aid slushie into a float. Scoop a generous portion of vanilla ice cream into a tall glass and pour the Kool-Aid slushie over it.
Top it off with a dollop of whipped cream and a maraschino cherry for the ultimate float experience.
Storing Homemade Slushies
If you have any leftover slushie, here’s how to store it:
IN THE FREEZER: Keep any leftovers in the freezer. Allow the Slurpee to thaw just enough to pour the mix into the blender to pulse to return to a slushie consistency.
There are so many different flavors and bright colors you can use to make this Kool-Aid slushie 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
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.
These fun summertime treats would work fine with any powdered or liquid dry mix that you have on hand.
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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- ½ cup hot water
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1½ cups cold water
- 2 packages Kool-Aid, your favorite flavor
- 4½ cups ice cubes
- Add the hot 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.
- 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.