Easy Citrus Slush

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + freezing


about 25 servings (about 6 quarts)

Updated: Feb. 23, 2023
Our church’s hostess committee has relied on this refreshing drink for bridal and baby showers and other events. We often use different flavors and colors of gelatin to match the decor of the occasion. —Joy Bruce, Welch, Oklahoma
Easy Citrus Slush Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 1 package (3 ounces) pineapple gelatin
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen pineapple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1 envelope (0.23 ounce) unsweetened lemonade Kool-Aid mix
  • 10 cups cold water
  • 2 liters ginger ale, chilled
  • Lime slices, optional


  1. In a large container, dissolve sugar and gelatins in the boiling water. Stir in the pineapple juice concentrate, lemon juice, drink mix and cold water. If desired, divide among smaller containers. Cover and freeze, stirring several times.
  2. Remove from freezer at least 1 hour before serving. Stir until mixture becomes slushy. Just before serving, place 9 cups slush mixture in a punch bowl; stir in 1 liter ginger ale. Repeat with remaining slush and ginger ale. If desired, garnish with lime slices.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 157 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.