Watermelon Lemonade


5 servings


15 minutes

  • 5 cups cubed watermelon, plus sliced watermelons for garnish
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice, plus sliced lemons for garnish
  • 3 cups water or sparkling water, (use up to 5 cups)
  • ½ cup sugar, more to taste
  • optional: watermelon ice cubes
  • optional: mint, for garnish
  1. Cut 1-2 small watermelons into cubes. Save half the watermelon and slice in triangles for garnish.
  2. In a blender, combine watermelon cubes, lemon juice, and puree until smooth. Then strain and measure out 2 cups of juice. Reserve leftover for ice cubes (optional).
  3. Pour 2 cups of watermelon juice into a glass pitcher along with 3-5 cups of water. Add a half cup of sugar at a time until you reach desired sweetness.
  4. Divide between glasses, garnish with a slice of watermelon, optional watermelon ice cubes and a lemon slice or mint sprig, then serve.