Berry Slush

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + freezing


5 quarts (20 servings)

Updated: Sep. 30, 2023
—Ruth Seitz, Columbus Junction, Iowa


  • 1 package (3 ounces) raspberry or berry blue gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 can (46 ounces) pineapple juice
  • 2 liters ginger ale
  • 4-1/2 cups cold water
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • Red or blue liquid food coloring, optional
  • Coarse blue sugar, optional
  • Optional: Fresh blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and watermelon


  1. In a large container, dissolve gelatin in boiling water; stir in sugar until dissolved. Add the pineapple juice, ginger ale, water and lemon juice. If desired, add food coloring. Freeze for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Remove from freezer 20 minutes before serving. Stir until mixture is slushy. Meanwhile, if sugar rims are desired, moisten rims of chilled glasses with water; sprinkle blue sugar on a plate and dip rims in sugar. Spoon slushy mixture in glasses. If desired, top with fruit. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 167 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 18mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.