Strawberry Watermelon Lemonade is classic homemade lemonade turned up a notch with the refreshing flavors of watermelon. At your holiday picnic serve up glasses of this fruity drink to quench your thirst and satisfy your sweet tooth.
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Make it a Meal!
Serve up these recipes alongside Strawberry Watermelon Lemonade at your next cookout to wow all your guests.
- Mango Chile Chicken – A little spice goes a long way
- Red, White, and “Blue Cheese” burgers – It’s not a proper cookout without burgers
- Sriracha Grilled Veggie Kabobs – Veggies for days!
- Watermelon Pizza with Cream Cheese Icing – More watermelon = less problems
- Mixed Berry Cast Iron Cobbler – As sweet and as classic as pie
- Fresh Peach and Oat Crumble – Fresh fruit galore with this oat crumble
How To: Make Strawberry Watermelon Lemonade
Fresh watermelon and homemade lemonade are two of my favorite eats in the summer, so why not combine them??
Get your hands on a nice, juicy watermelon and make sure you save a few pieces to whip up this drink!
- Step 1: Juice the lemons and place in the fridge to cool.
- Step 2: Puree the watermelon in a blender and stir in the lemon juice.
- Step 3: Over medium high heat, dissolve the sugar into 1 cup of water to make a simple syrup. Allow it to cool to room temperature and then place in the fridge to continue cooling.
- Step 4: Combine juice, simple syrup, and 7 cups of cold water. Stir well. Pour over ice and garnish with blueberries.
Strawberry Watermelon Lemonade
- 1 small seedless watermelon
- 8-10 lemons halved
- 8 cups water divided
- ½ cup sugar
- blueberries to garnish
- Juice the lemons and refrigerate the lemon juice until cold. Blend the watermelon and stir in the lemon juice.
- Heat sugar and 1 cup water in a pot over medium-high heat, or until the sugar dissolves. Cool to room temperature and then refrigerate until cold.
- Combine juice, simple syrup, and 7 cups of cold water. Pour over ice and serve fresh. Garnish each glass with berries for a pop of blue color.
It doesn’t get better than lemonade in the hot sun! What are some other fruits you like to mix into your lemonade drinks?