DIY Slushies Recipe

How to Make Your Own Slushy Drinks at Home

Can you imagine a world in which you could make your own slushies at home? Well, thanks to Jaques of London, that world is well and truly within your frosty grasp. Our DIY Slushy recipe couldn’t be more easy or more fun! So, prepare for sensational slush and get ready for tastebud teasing ice-capades with Jaques.


Slushies in a Snap

No need to worry about messy stains, as this magical slushy making recipe is guaranteed to keep any mess neatly tucked away in your zip-lock bags. No need for blenders, so your walls will be juice free. So, be sure to invite the kids to join in with the slushy making session, as this clever little hack is a visual treat, with a slushy wonder of icy excellence slowly appearing before your eyes.


What Do You Need?

First off, you are going to need your favourite juice. We recommend picking a vibrant coloured juice to bring your slushies to life. Of course, if you want to healthy things up, be sure to pick natural juices. But any drink will work.

The juice goes into a small Ziplock bag and is placed inside of another Ziplock bag with salt and ice in. 5 minutes of vigorous shaking, and you are ready to enjoy a delicious icy treat – The perfect cooling drink for the summer.

Slushy Recipe



2 Ziplock bags

3 tablespoons of salt

1 small glass of juice

Approximately 30 Ice Cubes



1. Mix the ice cubes and salt inside of a large Ziplock bag.

2. Seal the juice inside of a smaller Ziplock back.

Remove all the air and secure tightly.

3. Put the juice bag inside of the bag with the ice and salt.

4. Shake vigorously until the juice has transformed into an icy slush.

5. Pour the mixture into a glass and enjoy with a straw.


With your ice cool drink in hand, why not try out some more of the wonderful recipes to be found amongst the resources on offer at the Jaques of London Mini Mind Hub?

Kate Luke
Head Of Brand
After graduating with a 2.1 Music degree, Kate pursued a career in the Music Industry, becoming a professional West End vocalist and a fully qualified Music Teacher, School Choir Leader and Songwriter. As one of Jaques of London’s Creative Editors, her specialism surrounds building confidence and expression through music & play—drawing upon her qualifications in Music Psychology & Child Development. As well as this, she is an accomplished blog writer and published journalist who enjoys promoting the importance of Montessori learning for all ages.
Ben Williamson
Creative Writer
Ben is passionate about Montessori learning for children and has written for many parenting publications to bring the magic of real play to families in the UK. After graduating in 2009, his career has enabled him to work in areas such as Child Development and Psychology. As a great believer that learning starts at home, he combines his experience with his own parenting style to help bring other families together.
Jess Casson
Marketing Assistant
Jess graduated from the University of York in 2022 with a degree in Sociology and Criminology; kickstarting her career in the creative marketing industry through content creation and social media management. One of these roles involved creating content for a children's holiday camp, which alongside a knowledge of Montessori Teaching, formed an interest in childhood development. Utilising her expertise in both these fields has allowed her to promote and share her passions with the online community while exploring her talent for writing and establishing collaborations.
Laura Henderson
Interior Designer
Interior Designer, Laura Henderson, lives in Surrey with her husband and two daughters. Taking a timeless approach to her designs and drawing on her love of colour, antiques, art, modernist furniture and photography she delivers luxurious compositions and peaceful sanctuaries within every space. Her previous experience in furniture design plays an integral role in the development of each of her projects, as does the time she spends getting to know her clients. She uses this to achieve beautiful, practical, reimagined layouts, resulting in projects that enhance a client’s lifestyle, reflecting their individual passions. To learn more see her website

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