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FatPassionFishPoet
Oct 10th, 2009, 03:50 PM
Well, I'm assuming the Ice Blasts (Fizzy slushies you can get in cimenas for an insane amount of money) are not vegan, however, can someone please PLEASE tell me if Slush Puppies themselves are vegan? I have been absolutely ADDICTED to them several times in my sordid vegetarian/non-vegetarian past, and I love, love, love them! I must know whether I can still indulge in them or not?!?!

(Luckily I have not yet come into contact with one since veganism once again took over my life, since I live in nowhere-land that does not supply such lovely things...)

If they are indeed not vegan (at which point I may break down and cry!), is there any alternative to the slushy-goodness, upon which I can feast instead?

I'll be eternally greatful for any answers!

Daffodil
Oct 11th, 2009, 05:20 PM
yes make them yourself. I have a machine that makes crushed ice and i just add flavour e.g. fruit juice.

Prawnil
Oct 11th, 2009, 05:46 PM
Slush Puppy (http://www.slushpuppie.com.au/Products.asp) seems fine. Congratulations.

Mr Flibble
Oct 11th, 2009, 05:54 PM
Fruit juice a substitute for slush puppy syrup? You're having a laugh aren't you? ;)

I would otherwise agree that crushed ice plus syrupy stuff works. As do syrupy crushed ice cocktails. The slush puppy ice is very crushed - you ideally need an ice crushing blender to get it fine enough.

Mr Flibble
Oct 11th, 2009, 05:56 PM
Slush Puppy (http://www.slushpuppie.com.au/Products.asp) seems fine. Congratulations.

That's very likely au specific info. Plus that only have ingredients for one flavour, when there are loads of slush puppy flavours available.

Prawnil
Oct 11th, 2009, 06:48 PM
Totally missed the .au
Given that information, though, I can't see it being likely that there would be animal ingredients in other flavours.

Mr Flibble
Oct 11th, 2009, 07:02 PM
Could be cochineal in red coloured ones

Risker
Oct 11th, 2009, 09:59 PM
yes make them yourself. I have a machine that makes crushed ice and i just add flavour e.g. fruit juice.

Does it look like this?

http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/5951/raw1215012895.jpg

everdream
Oct 11th, 2009, 10:35 PM
OMG I used to love that when I was a kid! It was my favourite 'toy'.
we have a more 'adult' one now though :P

FatPassionFishPoet
Oct 11th, 2009, 11:15 PM
Ohhh, thanks so much for all the information everyone!!!

I'm quite interested in making my own now, actually...though I'm super glad that it looks like I can still have my beloved drink... :D

Daffodil
Oct 12th, 2009, 02:21 PM
Fruit juice a substitute for slush puppy syrup? You're having a laugh aren't you? ;)

I would otherwise agree that crushed ice plus syrupy stuff works. As do syrupy crushed ice cocktails. The slush puppy ice is very crushed - you ideally need an ice crushing blender to get it fine enough.


I disagree...the machine I own is for this purpose...they come out right like the real thing but healthier due to the lack of the syrup (ugh).... i'll find the brand name and post.

Daffodil
Oct 12th, 2009, 02:22 PM
Does it look like this?

http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/5951/raw1215012895.jpg

Nope!

Pilaf
Oct 12th, 2009, 06:57 PM
That thing bears a creepy resemblance to a sex object...

everdream
Oct 12th, 2009, 10:24 PM
That thing bears a creepy resemblance to a sex object...
:lol: