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How To Make A Delicious Watermelon Lemonade

By Chidirim Ndeche
10 August 2018   |   11:30 am
Light and refreshing, this drink is a perfect way to enjoy the delicious watermelons in season. The watermelon flavour blends perfectly with the lemons, switching up the traditional lemonade into something mindblowing. You can turn this into a cocktail by adding a little vodka to it. Ingredients 4 cups cubed watermelon 1/2 cup fresh lemon…

Light and refreshing, this drink is a perfect way to enjoy the delicious watermelons in season. The watermelon flavour blends perfectly with the lemons, switching up the traditional lemonade into something mindblowing. You can turn this into a cocktail by adding a little vodka to it.

Watermelon Lemonade. Photo: Yes to Yolks

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 cups cold water
  • Ice cubes
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Method

  1. Put the watermelon into a blender. Cover, and puree until smooth. Then strain through a fine-mesh sieve and discard the pulp.
  2. To make simple syrup, in a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the sugar and 1/2 cup of water and bring to a boil until sugar dissolves.
  3. Remove syrup from heat and cool completely.
  4. Put ice cubes in a pitcher.
  5. Add the syrup and watermelon juice, then stir in the lemon juice.
  6. Top up with cold water, stir gently and serve immediately.