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Easy Watermelon Slushy

A girl's got to have an Easy Watermelon Slushy every once in a while to just--you know, spice things up. Heh.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author NerdyMamma.com

Ingredients

  • 1/2 small watermelon fresh
  • 2 tspn sugar
  • 1/4 cup water cold (you may also use watermelon juice, if you have some)
  • 4 sprigs of mint optional

Instructions

  1. Slice the watermelon into 1-inch chunks and discard any pop seeds, if applicable.
  2. Place watermelon chunks in a gallon-sized ziplok baggie and place in the freezer.
  3. Allow to freeze for about 2 hours.
  4. Mix water and sugar together in a small cup until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  5. Remove from the freezer and open the bag.
  6. Pour the water/sugar mixture into the bag, then reseal.
  7. Smash the watermelon/water/sugar and break it up until it makes a nice, smooth mash.
  8. Pour into 4 cups.
  9. Place a sprig of mint (or two--this part is totally up to you) on top.
  10. Serve to your excited guests (or little kids...heh).