Mint Cantaloupe Slushie

Carla Hall
Servings: 2
1 to 2 hr

A tasty slushie for the whole fam!

  • Ingredients
  • step-by-step directions
Simple Syrup:
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
Mint Cantaloupe Slushie:
  • 1 cup cantaloupe (peeled and cubed, plus more for garnish)
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup (recipe above)
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon ginger (peeled, freshly grated)
  • 1 cup ice
  • 4-5 mint leaves (to serve)
  • For the Simple Syrup: In a small sauce pan over medium add the water and granulated sugar. Simmer until sugar dissolves, remove from heat, and set aside.
  • For the Mint Cantaloupe Slushie: Lay cubed cantaloupe evenly on sheet tray or in a zip-top and freeze, about 1 hour. Remove from freezer and let thaw slightly, about 5 minutes. In the carafe of a blender add the frozen cantaloupe, coconut water, simple syrup, lime juice, ginger, and ice. Blend until smooth and divide mixture evenly between 2 glasses.
  • Use a melon baller to scoop out 3 melon rounds. Using a wooden cocktail skewer, add 2 melon balls, then mint leaf, and then last melon ball and garnish propped on the rim of each glass, and serve.
  • Tip: Use watermelon instead of cantaloupe for a tasty twist!
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