Malibu Slush is THE must have cocktail for this Summer ! Only two ingredients in this super tropical, refreshing and ice cold cocktail
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Slushies always take me back to my childhood years. I think I looked forward to an extra-large slushy and a large popcorn more than I did the movie, when we went to the cinema.
Of course, I then did not have something like this awesome Malibu Slush, which would have been a problem as I am talking about going to the movies when I was still in primary school.
For some reason I lost interest in going to the cinemas after primary school, and have only been there, at most, a dozen times over the years.
But I still look forward to the slush puppies – bubblegum flavor to be exact !
This Malibu Slush is most definitely not for kids, adults only, and also one of my new favorites. Especially when I use freshly juiced fruit juice.
A couple of years ago, there was no such thing as a juicer, only the old-fashioned orange juice extracting contraption, which I might add, electric or manual, one never got all the juice from the fruit.
With all these new gadgets, just about anything is possible. I dump my fruits, some with skin/peel and stone – the whole fruit – into the juicer and voila ! Fresh juice in seconds and all the peel and other junk spit out the other side.
My favorite fruit juice to use when making a Malibu Slush is lychee, with pear and apple shortly on it’s heels. I do however peel the lychees before I drop them into the juicer.
I have mentioned in a previous post that I always have freshly juiced, juice frozen in my freezer. We keep the frozen cubes in a sealed, freezer safe plastic container and use as required.
At this moment I think I have around 10 containers filled with frozen cubes. All different fruits, especially the fruits which are out of season now, as we are in the middle of Winter.
Below I am giving you the super easy recipe for these slushies made with lychee juice, but you can use the same method with your favorite juice that goes well with Malibu – which is just about any juice if you ask me !
Now, remember to juice and freeze enough fresh fruit juice and you will never run out of ice-cold slushies during Summer – alcoholic or not.
- 1 1/4 cups Frozen Lychee Juice cubes
- 2 TB Malibu Rum
Blitz the frozen Lychee and the Malibu together in a blender until the slush stage – usually less than a minute
Pour into a short glass and serve immediately
Serve in champagne flute glasses for a more sophisticated look
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