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The Old Gringo

April 18, 2011
Hope Island, Gold Coast

If you meet the Buddha on the road, take him to a 7-Eleven, buy him a slushie and let Nature take its course

South-of-the-Border Slushie Recipe

 Ingredients (serves 4)

 125ml (1/2 cup) cold water

100g (1/2 cup) caster sugar

1/2 ripe honeydew melon, halved, deseeded, peeled, coarsely chopped

160ml (2/3 cup) silver tequila

1/4 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves

Method

1. Place water and sugar in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and set aside to cool slightly.

2. Place sugar syrup and honeydew in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth. Pour into a shallow metal container and cover with foil. Place in the freezer for 6 hours or until almost frozen.

3. Use a metal spoon to break up the honeydew mixture. Place honeydew mixture, tequila and mint in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth. Spoon into glasses to serve.

 

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