Rum Slush Recipe

Did you know that the first distillation of rum took place during the 1620s in The Caribbean?

rum slush

If you’re looking to spice up your regular drink routine, this rum slush is a perfect choice, not only will you and your friends feel like real pirates when drinking it, but you’ll also have a lot of fun making it.

When I first made this I was super skeptical and to be 100% honest, it was way too strong the first time I made it, but now, about a year and a half later of consistent effort, I’ve perfect the recipe.

Another fun fact about rum, did you know that it’s been used as currency?

Yes, during the 18th century it was common for sailors to receive rum as part of their benefits package. 

But enough history lessons, for now, let’s take a look at the recipe and see how simple and easy it is to make!

Fun fact
In the 1800s, rum was often used as a go-to beauty product due to its ability to clean hair and strengthen its roots.

Rum Slush Recipe Ingredients

  • Sprite
  • Dash grenadine (for color)
  • 1 pint of rum
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 7 cups of water
  • 1 can of frozen lemonade
  • 1 can of frozen orange juice
frozen rum drinks

Rum Slush Recipe Preparation in a Slushie Machine

Step 1
In a large bowl put together and combine the orange and lemonade juice.

Step 2
Add the sprite, dash grenadine, rum, sugar and the 7 cups of water.

Step 3
Mix thoroughly for a few minutes.

Step 4
Pour the mix into the slushie machine.

Step 5
Put on the lid and switch to the “SLUSH” mode on the side of your slushie machine.

Step 6
Pour the chilled mixture into glasses, decorate and serve.

Important note – if your guests aren’t arriving for the next few hours, you have 2 options. Either make the Rum Slush beforehand and leave it in the slush machine with the “Preserve” mode turned on.

Or simply wait til 15-minutes before the guests arrive and start the machine then.

rum slush recipe

Did you know this about Rum?
August is the National Rum Month and the August 16th is National Rum Day, don’t forget to put that in your calendars! 😉

Recommended Slush Machine for Rum Slush

Even though in theory you could make Rum Slush in a blender and a bit of help from the freezer, we highly encourage you to think about getting a slush machine.

With a great price point, lots of features and all the hassle they save they’re absolutely worth it. Think about it, doesn’t it sound easier to make any type of slush or frozen drink in just 15-minutes all while being able to choose its texture?

No more overnight freezing and struggling to get the right slush texture-out of a blender, just pour the mix into the slush machine, turn it on and in 15-minutes, you’ve got enough slush for an entire party.

The recommended slushie machine for making Rum Slush is the Margaritaville Tahiti, it’s the Ferrari of slushie machines.

With its 72-ounce capacity, a 1-year full coverage warranty and the fact that it’s currently on sale until the end of July, 2020, this makes it the perfect buy.

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rum slush machine

Rum Slush Recipe Preparation in a Blender

Step 1
In a large bowl (freezer-proof) put together and combine the orange and lemonade juice.

Step 2
Add the sprite, dash grenadine, rum, sugar and the 7 cups of water.

Step 3
Mix thoroughly for a few minutes and then place in the freezer for 3-4 hours.

Step 4
After the mix has frozen, add it to the blender and put on the lid.

Step 5
Using the “PULSE” function, periodically blend the frozen mix, until you get the desired slushie texture.

Step 6
Pour the chilled mixture into glasses, decorate, garnish and serve to your guests.

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Rum Slush Reviews

Karen says: “We made this for Christmas eve and they were super tasty.”

Karen posted 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) review

Patricia says: “A bit too light on the rum for me, but otherwise very very good.”

Lindsay posted 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5) review

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