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7 Frozen Drinks for an Unforgettable Summer Brunch

Whether spiked with booze or not, a slushie is a wonderful thing. And with summertime temps suddenly here, these frozen drinks are a must for any weekend brunch. Use a blender, or even rely on that ice cream machine you've got sitting around doing nothing.

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1. Cocojito (Frozen Mojito)

Take the tropical route with this incredible frozen cocktail. A base of silver rum gets rich coconut cream, fresh limes and fresh mint for a really transportive experience.
What to Pair It With: Coconut Banana Pancakes

2. Bellini Slushie

Peaches and champagne make for a classic brunch pairing, but turning them into a slushie is a real delight. Make sure to use a little peach schnapps, too, like the recipe advises, to really get the full effect.
What to Pair It With: Bird's Nest Breakfast Cups

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3. Strawberry Frose (Frozen Rose Slushy)

So chances are that if you've spent any time on the internet, you've heard about the frose. The trendy drink combines everything great about frozen drinks and rose wine, perfect for summer weather. This recipe's a super easy take on a grown-up drink using fresh, seasonal strawberries and, in a twist on the classic, a red Malbec wine.
What to Pair It With: Steak and Egg Hash

4. Raspberry Rose Wine Slushie

Using frozen raspberries and a little bit of triple sec in this recipe really ups the ante, as the tart berries provide a nice summertime eye-opener. Add a few fresh raspberries and mint leaves as a garnish.
What to Pair It With: Raspberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast

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5. Refreshing Watermelon Lemonade Slush

Go the virgin route with this super-simple slushie recipe. Fresh, seeded watermelon gets combined with tart lemonade for an extra-special summertime taste.
What to Pair It With: Easy Sausage Gravy and Biscuits

6. Coffee Slush

This make-ahead frozen beverage is a real crowd-pleaser, and takes the stress out of blending drinks to order. The recipe doesn't specifically call for mixing in your own coffee liqueur of choice before serving, but hey, who are we to judge?
What to Pair It With: Ham, Basil & Feta Scrambled Eggs

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Berrylicious Frozen Sangria Slush

Here you've got a playful version of the refreshing, fruit-infused wine that's an easy favorite. The fruit medley includes blueberries, strawberries and more, and is the perfect antidote to beat the summer heat.
What to Pair It With: Honeymoon Eggs Benedict

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