There comes a time in every internetters life where something will absolutely consume you. My first time was that Kate Spade necklace you’ve seen me wearing a million times. One tiny suggestion on Instagram and I couldn’t sleep until I had it. Well, let’s just say this summer’s obsession is a tie between flamingos and frosé.

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Frosé is everything you’ve dreamed about and more. It’s summer slushed into a glass. Frosty, fruity and vaguely boozy, frosé is the sweet marriage of a full-bodied rosé, strawberry-infused simple syrup and tart lemon juice. Sounds like something you need right now, right? Perfect. Then let’s get making.

frosé recipe Stephanie Fusco summer strawberry drinks

The night before your frosé fest, pick up a bottle of a deep bodied rosé – I used Malivoire Ladybug but you could definitely go for something a bit cheaper. Dump it into a 9×13 baking dish and freeze overnight. In the morning, you’ll wake up to boozy rose crystals.

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In a small saucepan, add 1/2 cup of sugar and 1/2 of water. Stir and bring to a boil then remove from the heat. Add in about a handful and a half of hulled, quartered strawberries and let it sit for 30 minutes. Strain the mixture into a container – toss the strawberries – and refrigerate until cold.

Strawberry-infused simple syrup frose rose frozen

In a high-powered blender, crush about 1 cup of ice. Scrape the frozen rosé crystals into the blender, squeeze in the juice of 1 lemon and add the cold simple syrup. Blend until combined. Pop the blender container into the freezer and keep it there until it’s a milkshake-y consistency. I blended mine again because I let it freeze for too long. 

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Serve in a clear tumbler so you can admire the rosy hue and garnish with a strawberry. And drink umbrellas, if you have them on hand. Best enjoyed in a pool alongside an oversized watermelon floatie and in the cutest bather you own.

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Dead simple, right? If I were you, I’d double it.

Frosé
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Recipe type: Drinks
Serves: 4-6
 
Create the sweet, pink-hued, boozy beverage of your dreams with this frozen rosé.
Ingredients
  • 1 750 ml bottle rosé - choose a hearty variety like Malivoire Ladybug Rosé
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1.5 handfuls of strawberries, hulled & quartered
  • juice of one lemon
  • ice
Instructions
  1. Pour rosé into a 13x9" pan and freeze overnight or at least 6 hours.
  2. In a small saucepan, bring sugar and ½ cup water to a boil and stir constantly until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and add strawberries. Let it cool for 30 minutes, strain - toss the strawberries - and chill until cold.
  3. Crush about 2 cups of ice in a high-powered blender. Scrape rosé into a blender. Add lemon juice, and simple syrup, purée until smooth.
  4. Transfer blender jar to freezer and freeze until the frosé is thickened, about 25 minutes.
  5. Blend again until frosé is slushy. Divide among glasses and enjoy!

Chloe FuscoThat’s it! Easy peasy, right? Chloe reminds you to enjoy responsibly.

 

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