Red, White and Blue Frozen Concoctions for Celebrating the Fourth of July
Independence Day is right around the corner. For a fantastic Fourth, gather your friends and family and get the party started. Cook up classic American fare like burgers and hot dogs, catch a fireworks show and celebrate all that you love about the land of the free and the home of the brave.
When planning your party menu, don't forget to include some delicious frozen concoctions. After all, there's no better way to relax and have fun than by indulging in some amazing frozen drinks. Boost the patriotic spirit by using your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Makers® to whip up these red, white and blue cocktails:
1. Frozen patriotic punch
Fruity and fresh, this blended beverage will be a hit at your Independence Day bash.
- 3 ounces sparkling white wine
- 2 ounces orange juice
- 3 ounces pineapple juice
- 2 1/2 ounces grenadine
- Freshly cut strawberries or watermelon chunks
Pour the sparkling wine, orange juice, pineapple juice and grenadine into the glass jar of your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Makers® and fill the ice reservoir with ice. Concoct your delicious frozen cocktails, and pour it into glasses. Garnish with fresh fruit.
2. Frozen Raspberry Rum Sours
This cocktail has the perfect balance of sweet and sour, like a refreshing sip of raspberry lemonade. Don't be surprised if your guests won't leave the barbecue without your secret recipe.
- 3 ounces raspberry rum
- 3 ounces lemon rum
- 3 ounces plain white rum
- 1 ounce grenadine
- 4 ounces sweet and sour mix
- 1 1/2 ounces cranberry juice
- Fresh lemon wedges and raspberries
Get the party started by replenishing your ice reservoir and adding all liquid ingredients to your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Once your frozen concoctions are mixed and poured, top them with lemon wedges and raspberries.
1. Frozen Coconut Margarita
Nothing says summertime quite like coconuts and tequila. Sip on this irresistible concoction while you soak up the sun on the Fourth.
- 3 ounces tequila
- 2 ounces cream of coconut
- 2 ounces orange liqueur
- 2 ounces lime juice
- Sweetened shredded coconut to taste
To concoct this tropical treat, first fill the ice reservoir on your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker®. Add all the liquid ingredients to your glass jar. Once the margaritas are concocted and poured, garnish their rims with shredded coconut and serve.
2. Frozen Vanilla Creamsicle Cocktail
Like the classic ice cream truck treat, this concoction is sweet, satisfying and quintessentially summer.
- 3 ounces vanilla vodka
- 1 ounce triple sec
- 1/2 ounce orange juice
- 1/2 ounce half-and-half
- Orange slices
- Whipped cream
Refill your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® ice reservoir, and then fill the glass jar with the vanilla vodka, triple sec, orange juice and half-and-half. Concoct your frozen beverages, and then pour it into glasses. Top glasses with whipped cream, and garnish with orange slices.
1. Frozen Blueberry Whiskey
Cold whiskey and sweet blueberries are a winning combination in this boozy all-American drink.
- 3 ounces rye whiskey
- 2 ounces blueberry schnapps
- 4 1/2 ounces sparkling blueberry-flavored water or soda
- 2 1/4 ounces coconut milk
- Fresh blueberries
Place all ingredients except for the fresh fruit in your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker® glass jar. Put ice in the ice reservoir. Concoct, top with fresh blueberries and enjoy.
2. Frozen Ocean Cooler
You can't go wrong with this crowd-pleasing cocktail - it tastes like a day at the beach.
- 3 ounces vodka
- 3 ounces coconut rum
- 3 ounces coconut cream
- 1 ounce blue curaçao
- Sweet shredded coconut.
To concoct this cocktail, first make sure your ice reservoir is filled. Next, pour the vodka, coconut rum, coconut cream and blue curaçao into the glass jar of your Margaritaville® Frozen Concoction Maker®. Concoct your frozen drinks, pour them into individual glasses and top with shredded coconut to taste.