Three simple ingredients combine to make these delicious peach wine slushies: Moscato wine, frozen peaches, and confectioners’ sugar. This fruity frozen wine slushie recipe is a refreshing drink for the warm weather summer months… AKA my favorite time of year!
Peach Wine Slushies At Home
These dreamy peach moscato wine slushies are pretty much the ideal summer cocktail. I mean they’re frozen and fruity and simply perfect drink for sipping on your patio on a hot summer day! If only I had a patio…
Actually, we kind of have a patio — but it’s not anything close to the kind that you’d want to sit and relax on. It’s a lame paver situation with broken, uneven, sloped tiles and zero weed prevention. In other words, a mess. In other words, a mess.
My guess is the former homeowners slapped down some pavers days before listing the house. Most likely in an attempt to increase the sale price. Spoiler: we still got it for a steal!
Our plan was to revamp the less-than-ideal patio area the following summer after we moved in. But 3.5 years later, it’s remained largely untouched.
FINALLY, that’s all about to change! At the end of April we put a deposit down on a gorgeous custom deck and patio. The design includes the cutest pergola with stone seating walls and a built-in bar area. I can’t wait to share the plans with you all!!
In the meantime, I’ve been perfecting the BEST wine slushie recipe. You know I’m ALL about easy recipes, so my criteria were that it’s super easy to make at home and extra flavorful. I’m SO looking forward to serving this yummy frozen cocktail at summer gatherings — on our new patio!
Easy Entertaining With Frozen Wine Slushies
Some of you may be wondering: What is a wine slushie? It’s simply a boozy slushie made with wine and frozen sweetened fruit puree. Add in a little ice, blend it all up, and it’s ready to serve!
The consistency resembles the NON-alcoholic slushies I had growing up. You know, like an ICEE, Slurpee, or Dairy Queen Misty — but of course, this is an alcoholic slushie. That you can make at home…
Because you DON’T need a slushy machine for these wine slushes! They start with a homemade wine slush mix that’s designed to be prepped and frozen ahead of time.
Which makes wine slushies ideal for outdoor entertaining. When your guests arrive, all you need to do is blend the frozen wine slushie mix with more Moscato and a handful of ice. Easy-peasy!
Pair these alcoholic slushies with a simple snack tray for a fun and casual get-together. We build ours with nuts, crudités with dip, and some cheese and crackers for a laid-back spread.
Plus these finger foods don’t need much preparation. Which is perfect for our last-minute hosting style!
Making Homemade Wine Slush Mix
Preparing the wine slush mix in advance is a HUGE timesaver later on. It makes serving these fruity wine cocktails nearly effortless. However, you do need to be aware that the mix can take anywhere from 6 to 8 hours to freeze. So make sure you plan for this extra time.
The good news is the frozen wine slushie mix cubes will last in the freezer for up to 3 months. So you can make the mix well in advance of any party you have planned. Or they’re the perfect way to keep the mix on hand for spontaneous get togethers!
For this wine slush mix recipe, you’ll need a bottle of your favorite white wine, a 16-oz. bag of frozen fruit, and some confectioners’ sugar.
A sweeter wine tastes best in this recipe as written. But you can use a dry wine like Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc if you add more confectioners’ sugar. I used Moscato wine and frozen peaches to make these peach wine slushies.
PRO TIP: You can totally customize this frozen drink recipe any way you like! Use your favorite fruits and preferred bottle of wine to blend up fun wine slushie flavor combinations.
Think frozen strawberries for strawberry wine slushies or frozen pineapple for tropical wine slushies… And you can make red wine slushies instead of white wine slushies, too. So many possibilities!
You can even use sparkling wine, if that’s what you have on hand. I know because I accidentally picked up a bottle of sparkling Moscato for this batch, LOL.
At least it gave me the opportunity to test whether a sparkling kind of wine works in this wine slushies recipe. And it does! Just be sure to stir the foam that forms on top into mixture before dividing it up and freezing.
Easy Wine Slushie Recipe Freezer Hack
Many wine slushie recipes suggest freezing the wine slushies mix in ice cube trays. Which sounds great in theory…
But it didn’t take long to realize that I don’t own nearly enough ice cube trays for this to work. And I’m assuming most of you do not either!
My easy solution is to use these silicone baking cups. Set them on a baking sheet, fill them almost to the top, and pop them in the freezer.
I actually think they work much better than the ice cube trays anyhow! The cups are simpler to fill, and the larger puck size makes it much easier to pop out the frozen wine cubes.
The last step is to seal the frozen wine slush chunks in a Ziploc bag. Then stash them in your freezer until you’re ready to make wine slushies.
How To Make Wine Slushies
It’s super simple to make wine slushies using the make ahead frozen wine slush mix. Blend the wine slushie cubes with enough Moscato to achieve a smoothie consistency. Then add a handful of ice and blend again for a true slushy texture.
I used about 10 of the large frozen cubes, a cup of Moscato wine, and a half cup of ice to make two servings. Voila! One of the easiest cocktails ever…
All that’s left is to pour it into a couple wine glasses and maybe add a fresh fruit garnish. Then kick back, relax, and enjoy your fruity frozen wine cocktail.
This slushy recipe makes the perfect cocktail for sunny days and warmer weather. Make these frozen wine drinks for your next cookout, happy hour, or summer party!
More Easy Drink Recipes For Summer
If you like this peach wine slushies recipe, you might also enjoy these other delicious summer drink recipes:
- Chocolate Pudding Shots — These luscious chocolate pudding shots are heavenly little cups of alcohol-infused pudding that are sure to make you the host or hostess with the mostest!
- Tequila and Squirt Drink Recipe– Make this easy paloma cocktail with tequila and Squirt grapefruit soda, with a squeeze of lime juice and a sprinkle of salt. I like to call it the poor man’s margarita — simple, inexpensive, and delicious!
- Alcoholic Root Beer Float — What happens when you mix a classic root beer float with Kahlúa French Vanilla? Magic, that’s what! Guests will adore this Kahlúa root beer float on a hot summer night…
- How To Make A Strawberry Daiquiri — Hands down THE BEST strawberry daiquiri I’ve ever had: not too sweet, not too tart, and deliciously thick and creamy! Uses just four ingredients.
- Frozen Peach Bellinis — Bellinis are the perfect sip for a balmy summer evening… Make the boozy peach sorbet base ahead of time using fresh or frozen peaches. Then top it off with a splash of Prosecco for a refreshing fruity cocktail!
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