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Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie

This summer themed Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie is an easy to make frozen cocktail recipe. Made with frozen honeydew melon, lime, honey, cucumber and vodka.

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Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie in a glass next to melon slice

There’s a Tex-Mex restaurant chain in the South Bay that’s known for their slushie cocktails. Behind the counter you’ll find slushie machines churning house-made margarita mixtures that they incorporate into other cocktails. While the food is fresh and tasty, these drinks are the real highlight. I’ve tried to replicate these drinks with this Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie recipe. It’s quick and simple, and makes a refreshing summer cocktail.

All ingredients to make Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie placed on marble table

A cocktail slushie is often a simple mixture of alcohol, ice and flavored syrup. The sugar helps consistency and prevents it from freezing solid. I’ve lightened up the Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie by using naturally-sweet fruit instead of sugary or sweetened syrups.

Tips for making a cocktail slushie:

  • Use frozen fruit instead of ice. Freezing the honeydew ahead of time to use as ‘ice’ for this frozen slushie cocktail prevents watered-down flavor.
  • Fruit should be very ripe. Since you’re not adding sugar or syrups, use ripe fruit for natural sweetness
  • Blend in a high-speed blender or even a food processor. A standard blender most likely will not have enough powder to create the thick slushie texture. If using a regular blender, add a bit of water or juice.
  • Use a quality vodka for better flavor.

Blending Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie in a blender

Absolut® America vodka is perfect for summer get togethers, holidays and grilling parties. Their limited red, white, and blue bottle is especially festive for upcoming holidays such as 4th of July and Labor Day. Another simple summer cocktail is Absolut vodka, and 50/50 iced tea and lemonade.

Two Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie in glass garnished with cucumber wedges

This Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie is simply made with frozen honeydew melon, lime juice, cucumber and vodka. It’s blended into a thick slushie cocktail for a unique, refreshing summer drink.

Close up of garnished Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie recipe
Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie

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Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie

Summer themed Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie made with frozen honeydew melon, lime, honey, cucumber and vodka.
Course Cocktail
Cuisine American
Keyword blended cocktail recipe, melon drink recipe, slushee cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Freezing 6 hours
Total Time 5 minutes
Calories 213kcal
Servings 2 slushees
Author: Matt Ivan
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  • 2 cups cubed honeydew melon, ripe
  • 3 ounces Absolut vodka
  • ¼ cup peeled seeded cucumber, plus extra
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon honey, (use agave syrup for vegan)


  • Freeze melon cubes 6 hours or overnight until frozen solid.
  • Place frozen melon and remaining ingredients in a high-speed blender. Blend/pulse 1-2 minutes until thick and well blended. Thickness should be perfect, but add more honeydew or liquid to reach desired consistency. Pour into 2 cocktail or margarita glasses. Serve immediately garnished with cucumber slices.
Nutrition Facts
Cucumber Melon Cocktail Slushie
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 213
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 33mg1%
Potassium 475mg14%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 120IU2%
Vitamin C 50.1mg61%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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