Cool down this summer with these easy and delicious Blueberry Grapefruit Mojito Slushies. Serve them up at parties and picnics and enjoy the compliments!
Have you ever started off making something and it ended up being a total disaster? Well, this was that for me.
My plan was to make some Blueberry Grapefruit Mojito Popsicles but I ended up leaving them in the mold for too long or it did not freeze well or something like that and the popsicles all broke as I was trying to take them out of the mold. I was almost about to give up and throw the whole thing away. I know!
How can anyone do that? Throw away something boozey and yummy? But I was mad. Mad at the recipe. Mad at myself for not getting it right. Mad at the popsicle mold for messing it up for me.
And then I took a little bite of it and oh my!! It was bitter, sweet, alcoholic all at the same time. Such a wonderful burst of flavors and I knew I had to do something with it.
I was just gonna thaw it and drink it up as a mojito. Then I decided to scrape it off the popsicle stick and crush the ones trapped in the mold and make a slushie out of it. It was way better than the mojito drink I would have otherwise had. The little crunch and the icy cold feeling was something that just enhanced the taste of it.
Here is how you make it!
- white rum
- agave nectar
- fresh blueberries
- mint leaves
Mix all the ingredients together. Pour into a freezer safe bowl and freeze for 6-8 hours. Remove from freezer and scrape the frozen mojito into serving glasses. Serve immediately.
You can make a frozen mojito instead, using ice cubes instead of water and freezing the grapefruit juice and blending them in a blender.
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Blueberry Grapefruit Mojito Slushies
- 1 grapefruit juiced
- 1 lime juiced
- 4 oz white rum
- 2 tbsp agave nectar
- ⅓ cup blueberries
- ⅓ cup water
- a few mint leaves minced
- Mix all the ingredients together. Pour into a freezer safe bowl and freeze for 6-8 hours. Remove from freezer and scrape the frozen mojito into serving glasses. Serve immediately.
- You can make a frozen mojito instead, using ice cubes instead of water and freezing the grapefruit juice and blending them in a blender.