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This Will Be Your Favorite Summertime Cocktail

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Is there anything more summery than a fresh, juicy watermelon? This Watermelon Mojito is perfect for all your summertime parties, BBQs, birthdays and girls' nights. It's refreshing, delicious and super easy to make on a hot day...not to mention it looks beautiful in your glass! So why not kick back, relax and enjoy a tall glass of this mouthwatering cocktail and watch as your stresses just melt away.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1 cup simple syrup
  • fresh mint leaves (about 50)

  • Juice of approx. 5 limes
  • 1 cup white rum
  • club soda
  • ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place your cubed fresh watermelon in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour blended mixture into a strainer to remove pulp. This step is optional.
  3. Measure 2 cups of the strained watermelon juice and set aside.
  4. Place mint leaves in the bottom of a pitcher. Add a bit of the watermelon juice and muddle the mint leaves with a muddler or the bottom of a wooden spoon.
  5. Add the remaining watermelon juice, lime juice, 2/3 cup simple syrup and rum to the pitcher. Fill up with ice and top with club soda.
  6. Garnish your glasses with lime slices, mint and watermelon slices (if desired). Serve and enjoy!

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