How to Make Strawberry Slushie in a Vitamix Blender

How to Make Strawberry Slushie with a Vitamix Blender

Strawberry slushie is a refreshing and delicious drink that you can make at home with a Vitamix blender. 

It’s perfect for hot summer days or whenever you want a fruity treat. 

You only need four ingredients and a few minutes to make this slushie. 

In this article, I will tell you the easy and fast way to make the Strawberry Slushie.

Strawberry Slushie

What is Strawberry Slushie

A strawberry slushie is a refreshing and delicious drink that consists of blended ice and frozen strawberries. 

It has a smooth and icy texture and a natural sweetness from the fruit.

It is perfect for hot summer days or whenever you want a fruity treat.

You can make your own strawberry slushie at home with a Vitamix blender and a few simple ingredients.

Vitamix 5200 Blender, Professional-Grade, Container, Black, Self-Cleaning 64 oz

Why Use a Vitamix Blender?

A Vitamix blender is a powerful and versatile appliance that can make smoothies, soups, sauces, nut butter, dips, and more. 

It can also make slushies by turning ice and frozen fruit into a smooth, icy drink.

Unlike other blenders, a Vitamix blender can handle large chunks of ice and frozen fruit without jamming or overheating. 

It also has a tamper that helps push the ingredients toward the blades for even blending.

It’s a great way to enjoy a refreshing and healthy treat anytime you want when you have this at home.

frozen strawberries

Ingredients and their uses

 You will need the following components:

Frozen strawberries

They are the main ingredient in this slushie recipe. 

They add a natural sweetness and a vibrant color to the drink. 

They also have a lot of vitamin C, which is good for your immune system and skin. 

You can use fresh strawberries as well, but you may need to add more ice to get the desired consistency.


This is optional, but it can enhance the sweetness of the slushie if you like. 

You can also use honey, maple syrup, or agave nectar as alternatives.

This is the liquid that helps the blender blend the ingredients and create a slushy texture. 


You can adjust the amount of water depending on how thick or thin you want your slushie.

Ice cubes

These are the secret ingredients that make the slushie cold and firm. 

They also add some volume and airiness to the drink.

strawberry slushie with whipped cream

Tips and Variations

You can customize your strawberry slushie with some tips and variations. Here are some ideas:

  • You can use any kind of frozen fruit you like, such as bananas, peaches, mangoes, blueberries, or any combination. You can also mix different fruits to create new flavors.
  • You can add some lemon or lime juice for a citrusy twist. This will also help balance out the sweetness of the fruit.
  • You can garnish your slushie with some fresh mint leaves or whipped cream for extra flavor and presentation.
  • You can also add some yogurt or milk to make your slushie creamier and richer.
strawberry slushie in a vitamix blender


Benefits of Homemade Slushies

Making your own slushies at home has many advantages over buying them from the store. Here are some of them:

  • You can also adjust the sweetness and flavor to your liking.
  • You can control the quality and quantity of the ingredients. You can choose organic, natural, or local products that are fresh and wholesome.
  • You can avoid adding artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, and preservatives to store-bought slushies. These chemicals can affect the taste and texture of the slushies as well as your health.
  • You can save money and reduce waste. Making your own slushies is cheaper than buying them from the store.
  • You can also use up any leftover fruit or water that you have in your fridge or freezer.
  • You can have fun and be creative. Making your own slushies is a fun activity that you can do with your family or friends.
  • You can experiment with different flavors and colors and create your own unique combinations.


Making strawberry slushie with a Vitamix blender is easy and fun. You only need four ingredients and a few minutes to make this refreshing and delicious drink.

You can also experiment with different fruits and flavors to suit your taste buds that surely will impress your family and friends.

With a Vitamix blender, you can enjoy fresh and natural slushies anytime you crave them.

I hope you liked this article and found it useful.

If you have any questions or feedback, please leave them below. Thank you for reading! 😊

If you like this kind of beverage, you might want to check my other Vitamix Blender recipes below:


How to Make Strawberry Slushie with a Vitamix Blender

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Units Scale
  • 4 cups (600 g) of frozen strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons (25 g) of granulated sugar (optional)
  • 2 cups (480 ml) of water
  • 4 cups (520 g) of ice cubes


The steps to make strawberry slushie with a Vitamix blender are very easy. Here they are:

  1. Put all the ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Start the blender on its lowest speed then quickly increase to its highest speed.
  3. Use the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades.
  4. Blend for 30-45 seconds or until you hear the sound of the motor change and four mounds form.
  5. Stop the blender and pour the slushie into glasses. Enjoy right away or store in the freezer for later.

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