Watermelon-Mint-Lemonade

Summer is upon us. Hot temps are the norm now in Florida, so my daughter has been begging for Watermelon-Lemonade.  This tasty treat is good for her and yummy too!

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Ingredients:

 

  • 1 1/2 – 2 cups of fresh watermelon
  • 1 lemon
  • 10-15 fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • water to top off pitcher

Directions:

  1. Scoop the Watermelon into a blender or blender cup
  2. Drop in your fresh mint leaves
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  3. Blend until it is all a smooth consistency
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  4. Pour into a small mesh sieve
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  5. Allow watermelon mixture to separate
  6. Squeeze juice from 1 lemon
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  7. Use a rubber spatula to work all the liquid left out through the sieve
  8. Pour the lemon juice into the pitcher
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  9. Top pitcher off with water & add sugar
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    (note to self, 6 yr olds like to spill sugar so they can lick it up)
  10. Stir thoroughly
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  11. Pour over ice and enjoy!  Stores in the fridge for up to 4 days – if it lasts that long!
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Her big glass of lemonade was gone before I could even sit down to write this up! Smile

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