Something cool to try this summer is rhubarb and blueberry! Yes! Blueberry and Rhubarb! Two great flavors in one deliciously cool recipe. This frozen rhubarb slush drink can be made as a mocktail or cocktail. If you’re growing rhubarb and blueberries, just grab some from the garden, or picking both up at your local farmer’s market. Here is a great way to use these summertime fruits into a summer fun drink! 

Something cool to try this summer is rhubarb and blueberry! This frozen slush drink comes as a mocktail and a cocktail variety. If you're growing the rhubarb this year, here is a great way to use these fruits into a summer fun drink!

Bluebarb Frozen Slush {mocktail + cocktail rhubarb slush ideas}

Our Bluebarb Frozen Slush is a pretty good way to beat the heat of summer. It’s true. Or maybe you just want something indulgently flavorful, and refreshingly cold to further your chill? Whatever the reason you need to get this one into your belly, then do it! But what makes this yummy icy recipe even more irresistible is its simplicity and surprise pairing. Rhubarb and blueberries go together like you wouldn’t believe! These two delicious flavors come together to rock your taste buds in the best possible way!

Easy frozen treats

How to get from ingredients to finished frozen treat is an insanely easy process. Got rhubarb? Got blueberries? Got ice? Well, you’re just about there. With a few more ingredients you probably have around your kitchen you got this totally in the bag.

Easy frozen treats

All you have to do is throw the ingredients in a sauce pan over med-high heat and add a cinnamon stick.

Easy frozen treats

Add a squeeze from half of a lemon…

Easy frozen treat

A bit of lemon zest!

Easy frozen treats

Would you look at all of that rich deliciously sweet color!

Easy frozen treat

Strain the bluebarb simple syrup into a jar

Easy frozen treat

Add lots, 2 1/2 cups of frozen ice cubes and 3-4 tablespoons of bluebard simple syrup…

Easy frozen treat

And there it is in all of its frozen ice cold and delicious glory! Now grab a spoon!

 

Bluebarb Frozen Slush

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cup ice
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup rhubarb, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • juice of one lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Directions:

  1. Into a sauce pan over med-high heat combine sugar, blueberries, rhubarb, water, lemon juice, lemon zest, and cinnamon stick.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil then turn temperature to low.
  3. Place a tight fitting lid over the sauce pan and check after five minutes, use a potato masher to mash the blueberries and rhubarb to release the juices.
  4. Remove from heat and strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a Mason-style type of jar with a lid to store.
  5. Syrup can store in the refrigerator for up to a month. 

Rhubarb Slush with Vodka

For the cocktail: Combine ice, 3-4 tablespoons of bluebarb simple syrup, (I added 1 tablespoon of the bluebarb simple syrup pulp to give the slush texture, plus it looks cool *optional) and 1 1/2 ounces of your favorite vodka into a blender and pulse until you and nice slush consistency. Spoon into a mojito glass and garnish with a fresh sprig of mint. Serve.

 

Something cool to try this summer is rhubarb and blueberry! This frozen slush drink comes as a mocktail and a cocktail variety. If you're growing the rhubarb this year, here is a great way to use these fruits into a summer fun drink!

 

 

For the mocktail: Following the above direction but do not add the vodka.

Bluebarb Frozen Slush
 
Ingredients
  • Bluebarb Frozen Slush
  • Ingredients:
  • 2½ cup ice
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup rhubarb, cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 1½ cups water
  • juice of one lemon
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 cinnamon stick
Instructions
  1. Directions:
  2. Into a sauce pan over med-high heat combine sugar, blueberries, rhubarb, water, lemon juice, lemon zest, and cinnamon stick. Bring mixture to a boil then turn temperature to low. Place a tight fitting lid over the sauce pan and check after five minutes, use a potato masher to mash the blueberries and rhubarb to release the juices. Remove from heat and strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a Mason-style type of jar with a lid to store. Syrup can store in the refrigerator for up to a month.
  3. For the cocktail: Combine ice, 3-4 tablespoons of bluebarb simple syrup, (I added 1 tablespoon of the bluebarb simple syrup pulp to give the slush texture, plus it looks cool *optional) and 1½ ounces of your favorite vodka into a blender and pulse until you and nice slush consistency. Spoon into a mojito glass and garnish with a fresh sprig of mint. Serve.
  4. For the mocktail: Following the above direction but do not add the vodka.

What do you get when you mix blueberries and rhubarb? You get a Bluebarb Slush! Also known as a Rhubarb Slush, made with vodka or have a slush mocktail. Either way, this frozen treat is sweet, with a twist of fruits and alcohol. Bluebarb Frozen Slush {mocktail + cocktail rhubarb slush ideas}\

What do you get when you mix blueberries and rhubarb? You get a Bluebarb Slush! Also known as a Rhubarb Slush, made with vodka or have a slush mocktail. Either way, this frozen treat is sweet, with a twist of fruits and alcohol. Bluebarb Frozen Slush {mocktail + cocktail rhubarb slush ideas}

 

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