Beat the Heat with These 5 Refreshing Frozen Concoctions
Hot sun making you work up a sweat? A frozen concoction made in your Margaritaville® Bali™ Frozen Concoction Maker® with Self Dispenser is just what you need to stay cool. Freshly shaved ice and delicious island flavors mixed with your favorite liquor will transport you to cool island beaches with just one sip.
Sometimes, you need a drink that's extra refreshing to help you cool down. Beat the heat with these five refreshing frozen concoctions.:
1. Spiked Limeade Sparkler
A twist of lime will make anything more refreshing - and the juicy citrus fruit is the star of this sparkling frozen concoction that's guaranteed to lower the temperature. Vodka and seltzer mixed with just a hint of sweet agave nectar creates a subtly sweet frozen concoction that will cool you off in no time.
- 1 cup fresh lime juice
- 6 ounces vodka
- 1 cup lime-flavored seltzer
- 1 teaspoon agave nectar
Mix all ingredients together in your Margaritaville® Bali™ Frozen Concoction Maker® with Self Dispenser. Provide tall glasses garnished with sugar and a lime wedge so you and your friends can help yourselves to this deliciously refreshing frozen concoction.
2. Cucumber and Mint Frozen Cooler
Veggies in a frozen concoction? You bet. Cucumber lends a hydrating twist to this frozen concoction, while fresh mint leaves add a great-tasting herbal flavor that will counter even the harshest heat waves. Add vodka and lots of ice, and you won't even need to crank up the AC!
- 2 cucumbers, peeled and halved
- 1 cup fresh mint leaves
- 8 ounces vodka
- 1/2 cup sparkling water
- 3 ounces fresh lime juice
Mix all ingredients together in your Margaritaville® Bali™ Frozen Concoction Maker® with Self Dispenser. Dispense into tall glasses garnished with a cucumber slice and a sprig of mint.
3. Frozen Watermelon Margarita
With its high water content, watermelon is one of the most refreshing fruits around, and margaritas are a go-to when the temperatures start to climb. So it makes perfect sense that combining the two will create a frozen concoction perfect for hot-weather days.
- 1 cup fresh watermelon, cubed
- 6 ounces tequila
- 4 ounces orange liqueur
- 1 tablespoon simple syrup
- 3 ounces fresh lime juice
Mix all ingredients together in your Margaritaville® Bali™ Frozen Concoction Maker® with Self Dispenser. Dispense into margarita glasses rimmed with sugar and garnished with a watermelon wedge.
4. Ice Cream Frozen Concoction
Ice cream is the ultimate hot-weather treat, so why not add it to your frozen concoctions? The result is a sweet, creamy and totally satisfying frozen concoction that will have you cooled off at the first sip. As an added bonus, you get to enjoy this delicious dessert without all the mess that comes with a melting ice cream cone!
- 1 cup vanilla ice cream
- 6 ounces white rum
- 1/2 cup whipped topping
- 3 frozen bananas, peeled
Mix together all ingredients with your Margaritaville® Bali™ Frozen Concoction Maker® with Self Dispenser. Dispense into tall glasses and garnish with a swirl of whipped cream, a cherry and - if you're feeling extra indulgent - a drizzle of hot fudge sauce!
5. Gin Chiller
Looking for a sophisticated frozen concoction that will help guests cool off at your next get-together - or do you simply want a refreshing treat that you can enjoy poolside? Try this elegant gin chiller, that boasts just the right combination of fresh fruit flavors and fragrant herbs - all with a twist of honey, of course.
- 6 ounces gin
- 1 cup frozen strawberries
- 1/2 cup fresh basil
- 1/4 cup fresh rosemary
- 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks
- 6 ounces strawberry-flavored seltzer
Mix ingredients together in your Margaritaville® Bali™ Frozen Concoction Maker® with Self Dispenser. Provide tall glasses garnished with a strawberry and a few basil leaves so that you or your friends can help yourselves to this refreshing frozen concoction.
Remember to enjoy your frozen concoctions responsibly and follow all drinking laws.