Let’s face it, no BBQ party, summer’s day spent by the pool, or cocktail evening with friends is complete without at least one round of refreshing, sweet, and boozy cocktails.
Whilst there are hundreds, if not thousands of delicious cocktails and alcoholic beverages we can make, nothing beats a Champagne slushy.
Champagne slushies are fruity, refreshing, fizzy, and exciting. They are also very easy to make and surprisingly versatile.
We can use a wide range of ingredients to make a large batch of Champagne slushy that everyone will love.
One of our favorites is raspberry-apple Champagne slushies. This bright red drink is amazing. If you haven’t tried it already, you really have to.
Today, we will show you how to make raspberry-apple Champagne slushies. We’ll show you what you need and the steps you need to take to make the best Champagne slushy.
Let’s dive straight in!
What Is A Raspberry-Apple Champagne Slushy?
A raspberry-apple Champagne slushy is a fruity and boozy frozen beverage that’s fizzy, vibrant, and actually quite elegant.
Unlike iced drinks, a slushy is a partially frozen drink made using crushed ice and various ingredients.
Whilst most slushies are made using fruit-flavored syrups, they can also be made with fresh ingredients too.
When it comes to raspberry-apple Champagne slushies, they are typically made using fresh fruit and flavored mixes (see also “How To Make A Hawaiian Shaved Ice Cream“).
A great thing about raspberry-apple Champagne slushies is that they offer some versatility. You don’t have to stick to a set recipe.
You can play around with the ingredients until you find the balance of flavors and ingredients you like most.
In this post, we’ll show you our favorite recipe and some variations you can make.
What You Need To Make Raspberry-Apple Champagne Slushies
Let’s move on to the ingredients you need to make raspberry-apple Champagne slushies.
You’ll be pleased to hear that you only actually need six fairly basic ingredients to make a raspberry-apple Champagne slushy.
In fact, you’ll probably find that you have some of the ingredients you need already. We’ve listed the six ingredients you need below, so make sure you have them in your cupboard when you make these slushies.
- ½ cup finely diced and skinned green apples
- 1 cup raspberry margarita mix or 6 ounces of frozen raspberries
- Crushed ice
- 1.5 ounces of Triple Sec
- Sugar (to taste)
- Fresh raspberries
- Lime slice or mint leaf
Whilst it may not be an ingredient, it is also worth noting that you will need a blender to make this drink.
Once you have these ingredients, you’re ready to start making your first raspberry-apple Champagne slushies!
How To Make Raspberry-Apple Champagne Slushies
Now you have the ingredients, you can follow the step-by-step instructions we’ve outlined below to make your raspberry-apple Champagne slushies.
- The first step you need to take is to prepare all the ingredients ready to be blended. This recipe is super simple so you should only need to skin and dice your green apples. You might also have to crush the ice if you couldn’t buy pre-crushed ice.
- When all the ingredients are ready, place the raspberry mix or frozen raspberries, green apples, crushed ice, and Triple Sec into your blender. If possible, use a margarita machine as this will offer maximum smoothness.
- Blend the ingredients until the mixture has a smooth texture. Don’t be afraid to stop the blender and check the mixture to see how smooth it is.
- Once the mixture is nice and smooth, pour it into your glass and top it with the Champagne.
- To finish off, garnish the slushy with a fresh raspberry and your choice of lime slice or mint leaf.
- You can now sit back and relax with your raspberry-apple Champagne slushy in hand.
Variations Of Classic Raspberry-Apple Champagne Slushies
You don’t have to stick to this recipe when making a raspberry-apple Champagne slushy. You can make some simple variations to make the slushy more suitable to your taste.
If you’ve made this slushy already, you could always change the key ingredients to make something different too. This gives you the opportunity to experiment with different flavors.
To give you a good sense of what else you can do with this slushy recipe, we’ve outlined some variations below.
Alcohol-Free Raspberry-Apple Champagne Slushies
The most common variation people tend to go with when making raspberry-apple Champagne slushies is to make them alcohol-free.
If you don’t drink alcohol or you want to make a fruity slushy for your children, an alcohol-free variation might be perfect.
You can easily make this slushy alcohol-free by using sparkling water instead. Whilst this might not give the slushy an alcoholic flavor, it will still give the drink plenty of fizz.
If you still seek alcoholic flavors, you could always use alcohol-free Champagne instead.
Raspberry-Apple Champagne Slushies (Tequila Variation)
If you prefer a slushy that packs a stronger punch, you could always swap the Champagne out for tequila. This will give the slushy a boozier flavor that might go down nicely at a party.
The best thing about this variation is that the Champagne is the only ingredient you have to swap out.
Raspberry-Apple Champagne Slushies (Gin Variation)
Some people also like to swap out the Champagne for gin. This doesn’t alter the slushy that much but it is a good variation to try if you like gin more than Champagne.
Raspberry-Apple Champagne And Vodka Slushies
This final variation is most definitely for adults. Those of you looking to make a seriously boozy slushie might also want to throw in a generous splash of vodka to this recipe.
In this post, we’ve shown you how to make raspberry-apple Champagne slushies.
We’ve shown you what you need, how to go about making the slushy, and some interesting changes you can make to the recipe to make something more unique.
Now you’ve got this guide at your fingertips, find the ingredients you need and make a refreshing batch of raspberry-apple Champagne slushy. We know you won’t be disappointed.
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