This Frosted Watermelon Lemonade is similar to the Copycat Chick-fil-A Frosted Lemonade Recipe we all can’t get enough of. With just 5 simple ingredients and less than five minutes, you can be enjoying a refreshing frosted lemonade with that great watermelon taste on a hot summer day.
Have you fallen in love with the Frosted Lemonade Recipe from Chick-fil-A as much as I have?
Oh, my goodness. It is definitely one of my favorite classic lemonade drinks during the summer heat.
And when we were living in AZ and it was warm all year long, it was good that fast food chain was a half hour drive away. Otherwise, I would have been there a few times a week!
SAVE THIS EASY FROZEN WATERMELON LEMONADE RECIPE TO YOUR FAVORITE PINTEREST BOARD!
These watermelon lemonade slushies are going to be a great way to use up some leftover watermelon from a cookout or summer barbecue. The best thing is that it won’t take long at all until your cooling off on a hot day with friends and family enjoying your favorite summer flavors.
What do I need to make this Frozen Lemonade?
- Italian sweet cream coffee creamer
Yes, it might sound odd, but it works. Can’t find the Sweet Cream, you can use my recipe for Homemade French Vanilla Coffee Creamer, which will work just as well.
Also, you could use a cup of vanilla ice cream, and add just a few ice cubes if needed.
- Frozen watermelon cubes
Directions for freezing are below!
- Watermelon juice
Yeah, I didn’t think it was a thing either until I saw it in the OJ section of my local grocery store.
- Instant Lemonade Mix / Powder
I like to use Country Time Lemonade Mix in this recipe.
- Whipped cream and fresh watermelon slices for garnish, if desired.
What is the perfect way watermelon slushie?
It’s so super easy to make this watermelon drink!
Put everything in your blender (or food processor even!) and mix away!
For best results, I recommend blending all of the ingredients for at least 2-3 minutes. That way the lemonade mix will incorporate really well into the liquids and won’t be gritty.
Can you freeze watermelon?
I honestly didn’t think you could, but you can.
Cut the fresh watermelon up into small chunks and place in a single layer onto a baking sheet lined with parchment. You can place them close together, but not so close that they touch and stick to each other. That would make the frozen fruit more difficult to store.
Place into the freezer for a few hours until it hardens and then use what you need or place into freezer bags to store.
it will keep in the freezer for about 9 months.
*If not using a seedless watermelon, I highly recommend that you remove any and all black seeds from the chunks before freezing, or your blender might become angry.
Can I make a frozen watermelon lemonade cocktail?
How incredible would THAT be?
And that’s a big ol’ YES, too!
For fun ways to make this easy recipe into an adult frozen drink, you can add the following:
- ¼ cup of rum
- ¼ cup of Rumchata Limón
- ¼ cup of vodka
- ¼ cup of gin
Would you believe that I don’t have ANY and this is THE first watermelon recipe here on my site?
There’s a reason for that.
I really do not like watermelon. Nope.
But I’ll work on creating more delicious recipes with watermelon for you. 😉
Those are most definitely a thing here on 365 Days of Baking and More, and there’s not shortage of those with more in my to-do list, too!
If you’re looking for lemon desserts, I highly recommend my Easy Lemon Bars, and this extremely popular No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake.
These Lemon Crepes are the perfect recipe for a Sunday breakfast or brunch, and can even be served for dessert. I flip (no pun intended) for crepes and these are topped with a homemade Lemon Curd.
Cake lovers have really enjoyed this easy Lemon Marshmallow Poke Cake. It’s got a taste of lemon in every bite and is topped with a fluffy marshmallow frosting that is seriously out of this world delicious. I know you’ll love it.
I know you’ll fall in love with all the great lemon recipes in this post. There is seriously something for everyone.
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With just a few key ingredients, you can be enjoying this new summer drink with the sweetness of the watermelon on a hot summer day.
Frosted Watermelon Lemonade
- 1 ½ cups ice
- 1 cup Italian sweet cream coffee creamer can also use vanilla coffee creamer
- 1 cup frozen watermelon
- 1 cup watermelon juice
- ½ cup instant lemonade mix I like Country Time
- whipped cream to garnish
- fresh watermelon slices to garnish
- Add ice, creamer, frozen watermelon, watermelon juice, and lemonade mix to a blender. Blend on high for about 3 minutes until completely smooth, and lemonade mix is well incorporated.
- Pour into glass and garnish with whipped cream and watermelon slices.