Watermelon Slush

by aimee @ shugarysweets on August 15, 2013

A quick, refreshing slush made using frozen watermelon, lime juice, and water!

Watermelon Slushie: freeze watermelon cubes and blend with lime juice for a refreshing slushie drink!

Sometimes summer just needs to slow down. I hate when we are so busy that the days just blur into each other!

This watermelon slush is a great way to keep summer going. We have enjoyed a few very fresh and ripe watermelons. Did you know you can freeze watermelon?

We lay our watermelon on a metal cookie sheet after cutting it into cubes (without the rind). Stick the tray in the freezer for an hour or so, then remove the frozen cubes and put them in a large ziploc freezer bag. These cubes are great for putting into your water or lemonade, instead of using ice cubes.

Watermelon Slushie: freeze watermelon cubes and blend with lime juice for a refreshing slushie drink!

Or, stick your frozen cubes into a blender with some lime juice and water and enjoy a fresh slushie! No sugar needed for this drink. You can also add a splash of vodka to enjoy this slushie in an adult beverage!

So, if you’re kids are headed back to school and you want to keep the summer vibe going just a little longer, surprise them with a watermelon slush!

Watermelon Slush

Prep Time: 1 hour

Yield: 2 drinks


  • 4 cup frozen watermelon cubes
  • 2 whole limes, juiced
  • 1/2-1 cup water


  1. Cube watermelon and freeze on metal cookie sheet. Remove from cookie sheet and place in a ziploc freezer bag for storage in freezer. Remove 4 cups of watermelon cubes and place in blender. Add juice from 2 limes and about 1/2 cup water. Blend until desired consistency. Add more water if needed. Pour into two glasses and enjoy with a lime slice!


Add shot of vodka to make into an adult beverage.


I love a refreshing summer drink. These Nutella Coffee Milkshakes are easy to whip up, and SO good!


Want a fun watermelon treats? These cupcakes are not only adorable, but they taste amazing too!

watermelon cupcakes

Want some more fun recipes like this? Check these out….

Peanut butter Banana Coffee Milkshakes from Inside BruCrew Life

Watermelon Cooler from Dine & Dish

Watermelon on a Stick from Tidymom

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Cathy Pollak ~ Noble Pig August 15, 2013 at 9:17 am

Watermelon is my absolute favorite way to celebrate summer…this is gorgeous!
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aimee @ shugarysweets August 15, 2013 at 9:51 am

Thanks Cathy! To me, nothing says summer quite like watermelon!


Mary Frances @ The Sweet {Tooth} Life August 15, 2013 at 12:14 pm

I have a bag full of frozen watermelon cubes in the freezer right now! So making this this afternoon, perfect for refreshing and cooling off!
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Kathy August 15, 2013 at 12:29 pm

What a great idea! I so need to do this soon!
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Eva @ Eva Bakes August 15, 2013 at 3:46 pm

My parents used to make fresh watermelon juice in the summertime (courtesy of our blender). I like that this is just a simple variation on that nostalgic beverage. The optional shot of liquor sounds like a must-have as well. :)
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carolinaheartstrings August 15, 2013 at 8:15 pm

This is just terrific. I have never had this, but certainly plan on giving it a try. YUM.


Suzanne August 15, 2013 at 10:51 pm

Yum simple and refreshing, I would love the slush on a hot Summer day! Those cupcakes are adorable too.
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Sheila @ Sweet Baked Life August 16, 2013 at 12:41 am

Yummy! I love watermelon! Love your presentation!
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Des August 16, 2013 at 1:01 am

I have not had nearly enough watermelon this summer. And now it’s almost over! Must try this soon!
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Anne ~ Uni Homemaker August 16, 2013 at 2:07 am

This sounds so refreshing on a hot summer day. I love watermelon! Pinning!
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Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke Photography August 16, 2013 at 9:38 am

YUM! This looks so delightful and delicious!!
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Melanie @ Just Some Salt and Pepper August 16, 2013 at 11:10 am

Great idea! I like the pssible vodka addition ;)
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Julie @ Julie's Eats & Treats August 16, 2013 at 11:14 am

This looks so fresh and easy! Love it! And I’ll all for prolonging summer as much as possible!
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Eat Good 4 Life August 16, 2013 at 4:01 pm

This looks fabulous and so refreshing. I would love to have this right now. The pictures are so enticing :-)
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Abbie August 16, 2013 at 4:15 pm

This is so simple and pretty! It looks super tasty, too. Pinning! :D
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Nicole @ Young, Broke and Hungry August 16, 2013 at 5:38 pm

MMM this sounds incredibly refreshing!
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Nutmeg Nanny August 28, 2013 at 10:41 pm

Oh yum! This drink looks ultra refreshing :)
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