YIELD: 8 SERVINGS TOTAL TIME: 10 MINUTES PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES
Watermelon Lemonade is a cool and refreshing drink perfect on the deck on a hot summer’s day! This recipe is so easy and delicious, you’ll definitely want to prepare if for your next BBQ feast or just to relax and share with friends on your patio (and it can easily be spiked with vodka)! With just the perfect amount of sweetness, a touch of tart lemon and refreshing watermelon flavor, this is sure to become your favorite summer beverage!
4 cups watermelon, cubed
3 lemons, juiced
3 cups cold water
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup water or to taste
To make simple syrup, combine sugar and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Cool completely.
Blend watermelon until smooth. Strain through a mesh strainer. Discard pulp.
Fill a 2 quart container 1/2 way with ice. Add watermelon juice, lemon juice and simple syrup to taste.
Top with cold water and serve immediately.