Lemonberry Slush (Sonic Drive-In Copycat)
adapted from Jen Around The World
• 1/3 cup lemon juice, fresh or bottled
• 1 cup water
• 1 cup fresh strawberries, chopped
-OR- 1 cup frozen strawberries, thawed
• 1/4 cup sweetener of choice*
• 1-2 trays of ice cubes
• Rainbow Nerds candy, if desired
➀ Slice strawberries and mix with 1/4 cup of sweetener -OR- mix frozen strawberries, thawed, with 1/4 cup sweetener. Set aside 2 tablespoons of strawberry mixture for later.
➁ Juice lemons and quarter remaining fruit to place in bottom of serving glass. (Skip this step if using bottled lemon juice.)
➂ In blender, blend lemon juice, water, strawberries with juice and sweetener, and ice cubes until it reaches a slush consistency.
➃ Drop a couple of the lemon wedges and the strawberry mixture you set aside in a glass, then fill with the slush mixture.
➄ Stir in Rainbow Nerds candy pieces, if desired, and/or garnish with another lemon wedge.
➅ Add a straw and enjoy!
*I prefer monkfruit sugar, as it tastes great but doesn't affect my blood glucose level. No guilt!