My favorite summer alcoholic drink is a Mojito. It can only get better if it is frozen! Try this great recipe from Food Network today. Go. Now. I mean it!

Mojito Slushy

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice, about 4 to 6 limes
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, firmly packed
  • 2 limes, zested
  • 1/2 cup light rum
  • 8 cups crushed ice
  • Mint sprigs and lime wedges, for garnish

In a saucepan over medium heat, add the sugar and water. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring often, until the sugar is dissolved and the syrup is clear. Set aside to cool.

Put the sugar syrup, lime juice, mint leaves, lime zest, and rum into a blender and blend until smooth. Add the ice and blend until slushy. Spoon into glasses; garnish with a sprig of mint and a lime slice.