Today, I’m bringing you a great late spring/summer recipe for homemade slushies. We call them slushies here in Chicago and I remember my mom buying them for me at the local mall when I was a kid. They were so much fun and so many flavor options! I did a little research and found that in other areas they are called a few different things – maybe you call them slushes, ices, ice-es, or something else. Whatever you call them, I hope you remember them as fondly as I do.
Instead of running out to the mall and buying one today as you reminisce, pull out the blender and make one at home! You will need 2 things to make slushies at home – flavored simple syrup and crushed ice. Super easy!
How to Make Simple Syrup
Simple syrup is also very easy to make – you just need water, sugar and a small pot. To flavor it, I add l cup to 1 1/2 cups of whatever ingredient I’m trying to make syrup out of. These pictures and the recipe are for hibiscus flavored simple syrup but you can easily make other