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Fresh Watermelon Lemonade

HOW TO MAKE SWEET & TART WATERMELON LEMONADE. EASY RECIPE WITH SIMPLE INGREDIENTS. PERFECT REFRESHING SUMMERTIME DRINK!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, southern
Keyword cocktail, ingredients, lemonade, slushie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 serving
Author Divas Can Cook

Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium-size watermelon or enough to make 4 cups watermelon juice
  • 4-5 large lemons or enough to make 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1 - 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 4-6 cups water or sparkling water
  • fresh mint

Instructions

  • Scoop watermelon into a blender or food processor.
  • Process until liquid.
  • Strain watermelon through a mesh strainer, reserving 4 cups of watermelon juice and discarding the watermelon flesh.
  • Pour the watermelon juice into a pitcher. Set aside.
  • Juice the lemons to equal 1 cup (use more if you prefer it really tart. I used 4 large lemons and got 1 cup of lemon juice)
  • Strain the lemon juice and add it to the pitcher.
  • Add in water.
  • Stir in sugar to sweeten to desired taste.
  • Serve immediatley over ice and garnish with fresh mint leaves and lemon slices.

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Notes

This drink separates as it sits. So if you decide to serve it later, be sure to stir it up before serving.