Color-Changing Lemonade Slushies

Color-Changing Lemonade Slushies

1 Review
From:, January 2018

Kids and adults alike will be wowed watching this delicious slush turn from blue to pink and purple in an instant. The magical concoction is made with natural blue tea (see Note) and refreshing lemonade for a fun science experiment that's tasty too. Perfect for your child's birthday party! (Adults may enjoy spiking their drink with a little vodka or gin.)

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 4 teaspoons blue pea flower tea
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups lemonade


  • Prep

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  1. Steep tea in boiling water for 8 minutes. Strain into a 2-cup measuring cup. Pour tea into an ice cube tray and freeze until solid.
  2. Place the frozen tea cubes in a blender and crush. Place ½ cup in each glass and pour ½ cup lemonade over the crushed ice. Watch the magic!
  • Note: Learn more about natural blue tea.
  • To make ahead: Freeze tea ice cubes up to 2 days ahead.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Per serving: 49 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 fiber; 13 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 12 g sugars; 12 g added sugars; 1 IU vitamin A; 5 mg vitamin C; 8 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 8 mg sodium; 20 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate

Reviews 1

January 10, 2018
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By: Penelope Wall
This really is a magical treat! So fun to watch it change color before your eyes. And it's super-tasty refreshing too.
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