It’s Hot Outside, These Are Cold: 5 Frozen Cocktails for Summer

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This Madras slushy is the true definition of refreshment.

There's something to be said about an ice pop in the summertime.

In the warm sunshine, frozen treats are the easiest, most delicious things to help cool you down. But why should frozen confections be limited to children? We're all about adult beverages here at The Daily Meal, and that extends to the wonderful world of the frozen cocktail.

To help cool you down this summer, we reached out to our Culinary Content Network of food bloggers for their favorite summertime cocktails. Sorting through all of the submissions, we found these five frozen delights and decided that there's nothing better for summertime sipping poolside than an icy, boozy treat.

Fresh Spearmint Frozen Margaritas



Diary of a Mad Hausfrau



Somewhere between a frozen margarita and a spearmint mojito, this herbaceous cocktail from Diary of a Mad Hausfrau is a unique addition to any margarita bar you may have.

For the Fresh Spearmint Frozen Margaritas recipe, click here.

Frozen Mai Tai



Baking in a Tornado



Go to tiki town with this colorful, fruity drink from Baking in a Tornado. Orange sherbet gives this cocktail a frozen twist and a delicious creamy texture.

For the Frozen Mai Tai recipe, click here.

Frozen Water Ice Moscow Mule



Giggles, Gobbles, and Gulps



This unique twist on a traditional Moscow mule from Giggles, Gobbles, and Gulps uses lime water ice to add a wonderfully cooling dessert element.

For the Frozen Water Ice Moscow Mule recipe, click here.

Madras Slushy



Tasty Ever After



The Madras, a classic vodka cocktail made with orange, cranberry, and lime juice gets an icy makeover courtesy of Tasty Ever After. With its citrus flavors, this cocktail is beyond refreshing.

For the Madras Slushy recipe, click here.

Patriotic Popsicle Champagne



Eat, Drink, and Save Money



Listen, not everyone is a master mixologist. This cocktail from Eat, Drink, and Save Money has two simple steps. “1. Pour Champagne. 2. Add Popsicle.” Step three? Drink.

For the Patriotic Popsicle Champagne recipe, click here.

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