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Luscious Lime Slush

Adults love this sweet-tart refresher anytime of year. For a kids’ version, simply leave out the alcohol. —Bonnie Jost, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    28 servings


  • 9 cups water
  • 4 individual green tea bags
  • 2 cans (12 ounces each) frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups lemon rum or rum
  • 7 cups lemon-lime soda, chilled
  • Lime slices, optional


  • In a Dutch oven, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add tea bags. Cover and steep for 3-5 minutes. Discard tea bags. Stir in the limeade concentrate, sugar and rum.
  • Transfer to a 4-qt. freezer container; cool. Cover and freeze for 6 hours or overnight.
  • To use frozen limeade mixture: Combine the limeade mixture and soda in a 4-qt. pitcher. Or for 1 serving, combine 1/2 cup limeade mixture and 1/4 cup soda in a glass. If desired, garnish with lime slices. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 177 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • shelbee
    Aug 15, 2012

    Wonderful! Has anyone made this without the rum?

  • kelleytwinmom
    Jun 26, 2012

    Yum-Me! My kids were sad I made this with the alcohol. Make it sometime without, just for the kids. :-)

  • lberry2314
    Aug 19, 2011

    I served this at a BBQ where people brought their own drinks. They didn't drink their drinks, they drank this! Everyone loved it!

  • cbredek
    May 11, 2011

    This was a hit poolside with the girls! It is a little sweet but on a hot day next to the pool it is perfect! Will be making all summer!