Watermelon Gin Slushies


If you're in need of a cooling and refreshing drink that tastes delicious we've got you! These Watermelon Gin Slushies are guaranteed to quench any thirst and are ideal during the hot weather! Imagine frozen, sweet and juicy watermelon and raspberries with refreshing mint and lime sugar syrup made with Tate & Lyle Pure Cane Caster Sugar and a drop of gin for a good measure. Each sip is like a cool breeze in your mouth, and we guarantee they will be a hit at any garden party with friends or family!

Prep Time
Cook Time
5 min
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This refreshing recipe was created by Anna. You can find more of her stunning bakes via her Instagram @anna_wierzbinska or through her baking blog.

  • 180g Tate & Lyle Pure Cane Caster Sugar
  • 130ml Water
  • 1 Lime (juice only)
  • Bunch of fresh mint
  • 500g Frozen watermelon
  • 100g Frozen Raspberries
  • 100g ml Gin
  • Mint to Garnish

To make the sugar syrup

Place the sugar and water in a small saucepan over a medium heat. Keep stirring until the sugar dissolves, bring to a boil and remove from the heat. 

Add the lime juice and the mint and set aside to cool. 

Strain the liquid and decant into a small bottle or a jar and store in the fridge. 

To make the watermelon & gin slushies

Place the frozen watermelon, frozen raspberries, gin and 2-3 tablespoons of sugar syrup in a blender and whizz until well combined.

Pour into glasses, garnish with fresh mint and enjoy!