Cherry Slushie

Cherry Slushie is a refreshing beverage made with all-natural, fresh, and simple ingredients. It provides a great way to cool down at home on hot days, and the best part is that it can be prepared in less than a minute with just three ingredients and no prep time.

Not only does it taste great, but it also offers a healthy option for kids and serves as a versatile base for adult cocktails, making it a delightful choice for everyone.

Homemade cherry slushie served in a glass with a straw.

How to make Cherry Slushie?


  1. Combine frozen cherries, sweetener, and carbonated water in a high-powered blender, blending on high for 10-15 seconds until smooth and icy.
  2. Adjust the consistency by adding a splash of carbonated water if needed, then pour into a glass and enjoy with a spoon or straw for a refreshing treat.

Frozen cherries used to make a homemade cherry slushie in a bowl.

What ingredients do I need to make cherry slushie?


  • Frozen Cherries – unsweetened frozen cherries found at grocery stores.
  • Sparkling Water – canned or bottled carbonated water. Try not to use club soda as it contains salt that will alter taste.
  • Sweetener use your preferred sweetener. 

Homemade Frozen Cherries

You can also make frozen cherries yourself. Depit fresh cherries and freeze for 3-4 hours. Choose ripe cherries for optimal flavor and results.

Flavored Sparkling Water Swaps

  • Watermelon
  • Lime (great option to make cherry limeade)
  • Mango
  • Cranberry
  • Key Lime
  • Orange

Simply changing the base flavor of the sparkling water allows you to create different variations of cherry slushie. Experiment with different flavors and see what you come up with.

Homemade cherry slushie being poured into a cup from a blender.

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Homemade cherry slushie served in a glass with a straw, top down view.

Watch How To Make It

Cherry Slushie

Cool down with a refreshing Cherry Slushie made from frozen cherries and sparkling water. This easy-to-make and all-natural recipe is perfect for hot summer days. Enjoy the delicious taste of this cherry slushie at home!
5 from 3 votes
Course: Cocktail, Drinks
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: cherry slush, Cherry Slushie, cherry slushy, how to make a slushie at home
Prep Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 1 minute
Servings: 1
Print Recipe
Calories: 58kcal


  • 2/3 Cup Unsweetened Frozen Cherries
  • 1/2 Cup Sparkling Water
  • 1 tbsp Sweetener


  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Place all ingredients into a blender and blend on high for about 10-15 seconds and transfer to a serving glass.


Calories: 58kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 207mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 18mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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