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This copycat Sonic Slush recipe is so quick and easy to make at home with minimal effort. Cold, refreshing, and perfect for summer parties.
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Table of Contents
  1. Copycat Sonic Slushies
  2. Why We Love This Copycat Sonic Slushes Recipe
  3. Ingredients
  4. Substitutions and Additions
  5. Recommended Tools
  6. How to Make A Homemade Sonic Slush
  7. Tips from Our Recipe Developer
  8. Storage Tips
  9. Frequently Asked Questions
  10. Other Easy Frozen Drink Recipes
  11. Copycat Sonic Slushes Recipe

This Copycat Sonic Slush recipe is so quick and easy to make at home and is a refreshing sweet treat for cooling off in summertime heat.

It takes less than 5 minutes to blend ice-cold water, sugar, and your favorite flavored packet of powder and recreate your own version of the best Sonic slush.

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Copycat Sonic Slushies

This Sonic Slush creation could be my favorite copycat recipe because you can easily mimic all the fun sonic slush flavors in the comfort of your home.

It literally takes minutes to toss ice cubes or crushed ice, water, sugar, and Kool-Aid or a powdered drink mix into a blender, and customize your beverage with Nerds candy or ice cream.

With a burst of flavor in every sweet sip, the best sonic slush combinations are the ones you create!

For a fraction of the price of the candy slushies on the menu, you can save money and time when you blend your own batch, no need to hop in a hot car to enjoy a delicious copycat drink.

Why We Love This Copycat Sonic Slushes Recipe

  • Quick and easy to make in minutes.
  • Only uses 3 ingredients.
  • Kids will love customizing the colors and flavors to create their own recipes.
  • A copy cat Sonic slush is much more affordable and uses less sugar because you can control the quantity.
  • Perfect for pool parties, BBQs, and Memorial Day, July 4th, or Labor Day celebrations.

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Ingredients

  • Ice water
  • Sugar 
  • Powdered drink mix: You can use Kool aid packets or your favorite flavored single drink packets. 

Substitutions and Additions

  • Tasty Toppings: Serve your slushes with your favorite toppings such as whipped cream, cherries, ice cream, sprinkles, or candy (like Nerds, Skittles, or Pop Rocks).
  • Put Aside The Powder: Feel free to use flavored syrup, flavored extract, or fresh fruit in place of the powdered drink mix.
  • Sonic Ice Cream Slush: It is so easy to make a Sonic float by adding vanilla ice cream after the slushie is blended. Or make a Sonic Cream Slush by mixing the ice cream into the slushie.
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How to Make A Homemade Sonic Slush

These easy Sonic Slushes are the best way to stay cool this summer and can be made at home in minutes. Customize each batch with your favorite flavors and toppings and enjoy a different sweet sip every time!

  1. Blend: Blend together all ingredients until smooth.
  2. Serve: Pour into your favorite drink cups or glasses and enjoy! 
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Tips from Our Recipe Developer

  • Serve your Sonic Slushes right after making to avoid melting, especially in warm weather.
  • Experiment with different flavors and a variety of add-ins for a different taste each time.

Storage Tips

  • To Store: These Copycat Sonic Slushes will keep for about 3 hours in the refrigerator before all the ice melts.
  • To Freeze: These are best served right away instead of frozen for later.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best slush flavor at Sonic?

There are so many Sonic Slush flavors to choose from and the best is a matter of opinion.
Some of the most popular flavors include Blue Fruit Punch Slush, Watermelon Slush, Strawberry Slush, Cherry Limeade Slush, Lemonade Slush, Raspberry Blue Slush, Sour Apple Slush, Sour Cherry Slush, and Lemon Lime Slush.

How much are Sonic Slushes?

Sonic slushes range in price and can cost as much as $3-$4. Making a slush at home is much more economical and affordable!

How long will my Sonic Slush last before it melts?

A Sonic Slush will last for about an hour at room temperature before it completely melts. If you want it to last longer than that, you can try serving it in a steel tumbler.

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Other Easy Frozen Drink Recipes

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Copycat Sonic Slushes

Serves — 2
This copycat Sonic Slush recipe is so quick and easy to make at home with minimal effort. Cold, refreshing, and perfect for summer parties.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups ice water (3 cups of water and add ice until you are at 4 cups on your measuring cup)
  • cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon powdered drink mix (this is about 2 small packets)

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients in a blender in the following order: Ice water, sugar, and powdered drink mix.
  • Blend on high until smooth
  • Pour into your favorite drink cups and enjoy!
  • You can also top with whipped cream, cherries, or ice cream

Jenn’s Notes

Storage:
  • To Store: These Copycat Sonic Slushes will keep for about 3 hours in the refrigerator before all the ice melts.
  • To Freeze: These are best served right away instead of frozen for later.
Tips:
  • Serve your Sonic Slushes right after making to avoid melting, especially in warm weather.
  • Experiment with different flavors and a variety of add ins for a different taste each time.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Fat: 0.3g | Sodium: 28mg | Potassium: 12mg | Fiber: 0.03g | Sugar: 74g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.1mg
Jennifer Fishkind

About Jenn

Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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