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Margarator Machines Are Great For Smoothies

Published On: Friday, April 5, 2013

When you think of a margarita machine, you may not realize that it is also capable of producing fruit smoothies or slushees. However, the very same machines that blend delicious margaritas are also capable of producing virgin fruit drinks that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. They are very versatile and can be used to create concoctions for the whole family.

Margarator slushee machines are extremely handy kitchen appliances to have in the home. When you feel like having an adult party, you can mix up some alcoholic strawberry daiquiris or peach margaritas using the machine. But if it’s a hot summer day and the kids are thirsty for a fruit drink after a swim, you can use the machine to make virgin fruit slushees as well. Be sure to thoroughly clean the machine out after each use so you do not make virgin drinks with any residual alcohol.

Not sure how to make a fruit slushee? One of the best ways to make drinks with these slushee machines is to look up recipes for margaritas, particularly those that involve fruit or fruit juices. Put together the same recipe, just leave out the alcohol and liqueurs. You can find a variety of flavored syrups to include instead, which do not have any alcohol. You can also combine a variety of your favorite fruit juices and fresh or frozen fruits with large amounts of ice, and blend them in the slushee machine like you would for a margarita.

It is important to know, however, that not all margarita machines produce drinks of the same consistency. A slushee is technically different from a smoothie. The Margarator slushee machine produces drinks that are icy cold and frothy, but they are not of frozen texture – they come out as more of a liquid consistency. While this would make a perfect fruit slushee, it is not the same texture as a traditional fruit smoothie.

If you want to make the type of drink that you think of when you hear the word “smoothies,” you will need a different machine, such as the Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker or the CuisinArt Smoothie Maker. These machines produce drinks that are of a more frozen consistency. Before buying a machine, be aware of what kind of consistency you want for your drinks, and what kind of consistency the machine makes.

Buying a Margarator slushee machine can be an excellent tool to have for the whole family. It can be enjoyed by the adults when hosting a party [link to throwing a party story] or it can be brought to the childrens’ soccer game for a post-victory treat. It can be used at a family barbecue or for an adults-only tailgating party. The versatility of slushee machines is a huge part of their appeal. The alcoholic drink possibilities alone, including margaritas, daiquiris, coladas, and mai tais, are huge. But when you consider that you can also made countless fruit drinks for your kids, it will be a hit. The children will have fun helping throw in the various ingredients, flipping the switch, and listening to (and in some cases, watching) the machine whirl.

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