Watermelon Mint Lemonade

Debbie W


Nothing says summer more than watermelon. The sweetness of the watermelon and lemon compliment each other beautifully . The fresh mint makes this drink cool and refreshing . If you want an extra kick you can add a shot vodka per glass. The perfect summer drink!! //This drink plus a shot of Titos vodka actually won my husband and I a trip to LA to a movie premiere. The name of the Movie was called The Hot Flashes and the called my drink The Hot Flash. It was Very cool watching Brooke Shields, Wanda Sykes, Daryl Hannah, Cameryn Manheim, and Virgina Madsen drink my drink I created!!////

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This wonderful recipe was brought to our attention after it won another contest... and boy, can we see why! A perfectly refreshing sip for a perfect summer afternoon. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


★★★★☆ 4 votes

1 Hr
5 Min
No-Cook or Other


How to Make Watermelon Mint Lemonade


  1. Make the lemon mint simple syrup.Combine water sugar mint leaves and one of the halfs of lemons in a small sauce pan. Bring up to a boil and then simmer 3-5 min or until all the sugar is dissolved. Set aside for about an hour to cool.After cooled strain mint leaves out
  2. I like my watermelon juice pulp free. I use a seedless watermelon , cut in cubes. Puree in a food processor or blender . Pour through a fine sieve using the back of a large spoon to push on the pulp. Discard pulp and repeat process until you have about 4 cups of watermelon juice.
  3. Juice lemons ..its takes about 3-4 large lemons.
  4. Mix Watermelon juice , lemon juice, and simple syrup mixture in a pitcher.Drop 5-6 large mint leaves in the pitcher for extra mint flavor . Mix well.Serve over a glass full of ice. Add a shot of vodka in each glass if desired. Garnish with a mint leaf.
  5. Store leftovers in refrigerator . The mixture will separate but just remix it. Keeps well for several days.

Printable Recipe Card

About Watermelon Mint Lemonade

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Collection: Summer Sippers

Show 23 Comments & Reviews

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat

One of the summer staples is hearing the sound of the ice cream truck roaming the neighborhood and ice cream sandwiches are always on the menu. Vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate cookies they are a classic summer treat. These days, ice cream sandwiches have gotten a makeover and you don’t need the ice […]

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite

A summer BBQ menu isn’t complete without a side of baked beans. They’re delicious with a juicy burger or a nicely grilled hot dog. It’s a classic side dish that can be prepared sweeter (think apples and brown sugar) or savory (hello bacon!). All these recipes start with canned beans which makes prep a breeze. […]

12 Easy Go-To Cobbler Recipes

12 Easy Go-To Cobbler Recipes

Ooey gooey cobbler topped with a delicious crunchy crust? Sign us up twice! We just love us some cobblers all year long! Such a perfect go-to dessert recipe, cobblers are easy to make and sure to make everyone’s taste buds drool.