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Watermelon Lemonade Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Watermelon Lemonade

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"Light and refreshing summer drink. Garnish with watermelon slice. Can be made into an adult cocktail by adding a little vodka."

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Original recipe makes 6 cups Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    15 mins

Directions

  1. Place the watermelon into a blender. Cover, and puree until smooth. Strain through a fine mesh sieve.
  2. Bring sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in 3 cups of cold water and the lemon juice. Divide the ice into 12 glasses, and scoop 2 to 3 tablespoons of watermelon puree over the ice, then top with the lemonade. Gently stir before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 28, 2010

I liked this a lot, I did not however strain it, I i really pureed the mess out of it. My melon was very sweet, so i cut back the sugar a bit. Combined with a nice spiced rum this also made a lovely adult beverage :)

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 17, 2010

I assembled this right before a party. I was horrified at how sickeningly sweet it was. I even cut down the sugar as per other reviews. I added a lemon club soda to it and it saved the day. I think I doubled the liquid with the amount of club soda. It turned out really nice once this was added. I will have to figure out just how much sugar is necessary. ?Maybe on a previous review? As of right now, I would cut the sugar by 2/3rds and see how it went.

 
Jul 19, 2010

I made two batches of this at once, one with artificial sugar and one with regular sugar, and both turned out amazing! This is definitely going to become a summer drink we'll use again and again.

 
Jun 30, 2010

This is light, refreshing and very simple to prepare. I did strain my watermelon through a fine mesh sieve. I mixed the lemonade mix and watermelon together in a pitcher and just poured over ice. The only change I made was to adjust the sugar to our liking. I will make this again. Thanks for sharing:)

 
Jul 01, 2010

THIS IS SO GOOD!!! I like this better than plain lemonade... a lovely combination of sweet and sour, like a Warhead candy. I had simple syrup on hand, and I only used 1/3 cup... I believe this would have been less sugar than the recipe called for. I blended the watermelon and lemon juice together - did not strain - I like my lemonade pulpy. Thanks for the great recipe, Docswife!

 
Jul 14, 2010

I use about half the sugar, or substitute honey or agave nectar, to make it healthier.

 
Jul 06, 2010

SUPER......even 5 stars w/ vodka...uummmmm

 
Aug 24, 2010

Too much work for the end result. Eating the watermelon along side a glass of cold lemonade would have been just as refreshing.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 50 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 13 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 6 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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