Watermelon Lemonade – A Classic Drink Recipe with a Spin

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We are hosting an after school get together today with some fabulous ladies and their kiddos. Each of my guests will bring a snack to make it easy to satisfy the hunger of these voracious children and I am concocting a delicious mocktail to accompany the buffet.

I’m happy to share my take on a classic drink recipe with you all.

Watermelon Lemonade watermelon-lemonade

Serves 10

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar or mild honey
  • 5 cups cubed and seeded watermelon
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup of ice

Preparation

  • In heatproof measuring cup, whisk 1 cup boiling water with sugar until dissolved.
  • In blender, blend watermelon with lemon juice until smooth.
  • Strain into serving pitcher (can be quite frothy and need straining more than once) and stir in sugar syrup.
  • Pour into glasses over ice and garnish with watermelon wedges.

Additional information :

Variations
Sparkling Watermelon Lemonade: Fill highball glass with ice. Add 3/4 cup Watermelon Lemonade. Top with 1/2 oz soda water; stir just to combine. Makes 1 serving.

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Watermelon Lemonade
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Recipe type: Drink
Serves: 10
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Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar or mild honey
  • 5 cups cubed and seeded watermelon
  • ¾ cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup of ice
Instructions
  1. In heatproof measuring cup, whisk 1 cup boiling water with sugar until dissolved.
  2. In blender, blend watermelon with lemon juice and ice until smooth.
  3. Strain into serving pitcher (can be quite frothy and need straining more than once) and stir in sugar syrup.
  4. Pour into glasses over ice and garnish with watermelon wedges.

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  1. Cristin Cogen says

    Oh Julie! Just gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing…can’t wait to try this recipe. Will be a sweet, refreshing drink for the hot summer.
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