3 Frozen Cocktails You Can Make in an Ice Cream Maker

Be the queen of the cocktail party this summer with these three simple recipes for frozen cocktails. Your friends will thank you.

3 Frozen Drinks You Can Make in an Ice Cream Maker 07:20

Skip the ice and make a perfect batch before your next party.
Pina Coladas in Tall Glasses with Umbrella Straws

Make Pina Coladas in an Ice Cream Maker

If you like Pina Coladas... You'll love our simple pina colada recipe!

Photo by: Sarah Busby

Sarah Busby

Making frozen cocktails in an ice cream maker means you can prep the mixture beforehand and turn on 30 minutes before your party. This is a great option for large batch cocktails! Follow the instructions to make cocktails in your machine. Some machines will require you to freeze the bowl 24 hours prior to use. Some may require ice to freeze your cocktail. In this case, we recommend adding a layer of ice, rock salt and then another layer of ice.


Piña Colada Ingredients:

  • 1 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 can (16 ounces) coconut milk
  • 16 ounces (or 1 can) pineapple juice
  • 8 ounces (or 1/2 can) coconut rum
  • 12 ounces ( or 3/4 can) dark rum
  • 1/4 cup grenadine

Yield: 6 cocktails

Blend one cup pineapple chunks with one can coconut milk (You can use a pre-made mix, but making it from scratch tastes way better). Next, add pineapple juice, coconut rum and dark rum.

Add grenadine for pretty coloring and a little sweetness. Pour the mixture into the ice cream maker. Turn the machine on.


Frozen Rosé Cocktails in Wine Glasses with Gold Mixing Straws

Make Frosé in an Ice Cream Maker

If you love rosé, try our recipe for a frozen "frosé" cocktail this summer.

Photo by: Sarah Busby

Sarah Busby

Frosé Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (1 container) strawberries
  • 2 (or 1/3 cup) lemons
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • bottle of your favorite rosé
  • rock salt
  • ice
  • ice cream maker

Yield: 6 cocktails

Cut the strawberries for the blender. Blend strawberries, 1/3 cup lemon juice, sugar, and enough rosé to not burn your blender.

Add the mixture to one bottle of rosé. Add to your ice cream machine, and turn on.

To store, place in an ice cream container. It will last for a few months in the freezer.


Styled Glasses with Frozen Margaritas

Summertime Fun With Frozen Margaritas

Stay cool this summer with our recipe for frozen margaritas.

Photo by: Sarah Busby

Sarah Busby

Margarita Ingredients:

  • 2 cups margarita mix
  • 1-1/2 cups white tequila
  • 1/2 cup triple sec
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3 limes

Yield: 6 cocktails

Combine margarita mix, tequila, triple sec, orange juice and juice from three limes. Pour mixture into machine, and turn on.

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