Spiked Watermelon and Mint Lemonade

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Spiked Watermelon and Mint Lemonade; a cool, flavorful, refreshing lemonade cocktail, this spiked watermelon and mint lemonade is perfect for a party, or sipping on the back porch on a hot summer day!




Notes:

• “Muddle” sounds odd, but all you are doing is basically smushing mint, spices or fruits to release more of the flavor. You can use a muddler or some other smashing tool (mortar and pestle) to mash fruits, herbs and spices in the bottom of a glass or bowl.

Spiked Watermelon and Mint Lemonade Mise en Place:

Muddler
• Cocktail Glass
Jigger
• Pitcher
• Strainer (optional)


Spiked Watermelon and Mint Lemonade

A cool, flavorful, refreshing lemonade cocktail, this spiked watermelon and mint lemonade is perfect for a party, or sipping on the back porch on a hot summer day!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

¼ cup Mint Leaves
8 cups Seedless Watermelon, cubed
½ cup Cucumber, cubed and de-seeded
1 cup Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice (or Lemonade)
2 ½ cups White Rum
¼ cup Simple Syrup

Directions:

• Place the mint leaves in a large pitcher and muddle until the oils are released.
• Place the watermelon, cucumber and lemon juice into a blender and blend until smooth.
• Pour the watermelon and cucumber mixture into the pitcher with the muddled mint leaves. Note: If you don’t want watermelon pulp or mint leaves in the final product then strain the mixture into a large pitcher.
• Add the rum and simple syrup and stir until combined.
• Refrigerate until time to serve.
• Right before serving top each glass with a spring of mint or slice of lemon.

Makes 8 servings Spiked Watermelon and Mint Lemonade

Spiked Watermelon and Mint Lemonade; a cool, flavorful, refreshing lemonade cocktail, this spiked watermelon and mint lemonade is perfect for a party, or sipping on the back porch on a hot summer day!


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Spiked Watermelon and Mint Lemonade; a cool, flavorful, refreshing lemonade cocktail, this spiked watermelon and mint lemonade is perfect for a party, or sipping on the back porch on a hot summer day!


Looking for more refreshing summer cocktails? You may want to try one of these:

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Central Coast Cocktail Recipe – This yummy Central Coast Cocktail Recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and tart, with a touch of fresh mint flavor. Simply delightful.

Sorrento Sunrise Cocktail Recipe – Fresh, clean, and citrusy with just a hint of beaches and sunshine, this delightful Sorrento Sunrise Cocktail is a fabulous summer beverage.

As always, drink responsibly and please don’t drink and drive.

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