Luscious Lime Slush

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + freezing


28 servings

Updated: Oct. 05, 2022
Adults love this sweet-tart refresher anytime of year. For a kids’ version, simply leave out the alcohol. —Bonnie Jost, Manitowoc, Wisconsin


  • 9 cups water
  • 4 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


  1. 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.
  2. Transfer to a 4-qt. freezer container; cool. Cover and freeze for 6 hours or overnight.
  3. 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.