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5 Refreshing Watermelon Drinks For The Summer

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There's no denying that watermelon is the fruit of choice for many on long, hot summer days. Not only is it juicy, refreshing and slightly sweet, but it's also just so much fun to eat with friends!

There are so many ways to enjoy watermelon in the summer, but one of our favorites is to blend it into a drink. The best part? No seeds!

Scroll to the end for a bonus recipe for for the best sauced-up watermelon slices you've ever tasted!

Watermelon Slush

This simple, refreshing slush drink requires only three ingredients and takes just five minutes to make! The crafty cookers on Damn Delicious, serve up a super summer drink that will quench anyone's thirst.

There are four more where that came from - find out how to make watermelon lemonade!

Whether you're drinking it straight or on the rocks, watermelon is no doubt one of the best cocktail ingredients out there. If you're planning to make one this summer, we recommend chilling your watermelon in the fridge the night before.

This way, you'll have a cool, crisp drink ready to serve in minutes!

Watermelon Lemonade

Is there anything she can't do? We love Martha Stewart's Watermelon Lemonade recipe, it's light, refreshing and tastes absolutely spectacular with a bit of freshly crushed mint.

Pull up a lawn chair and watch the world go by as you sip this pretty-yet-simple drink!

Sparkling Watermelon Cocktail

This drink was made for garden parties! A deliciously refreshing take on a traditional gin and tonic, that has crisp watermelon flavor without tasting too syrupy.

Baking Beauty's recipe takes no time at all to whip up. Before you know it, you'll be sipping fizzy drinks in the shade. Goes well with cucumber sandwiches and wide-brimmed hats.

Watermelon Mimosa

It's 5 o'clock somewhere - right? Whether you're starting your day with a little "happy" juice or taking a mid-afternoon break to soak in the sun, you'll want to try Laylita's awesome watermelon mimosa recipe.

Serve this one up in champagne flutes and some sliced oranges on the side as a nod to the traditional beverage.


Food and Wine's delicious, yet surprising combination of watermelon and ancho chile is superbe. This drink is refreshing with a nice zing of heat to finish.

It's possible to make this a virgin drink, if you leave out the tequila - but why would you?

Bonus: Check out our Margarita Melon Mash-Up, it's the drink you can eat!