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Just in time for your summer festivities, here is a delicious recipe for watermelon lemonade! Adults can add the spirit of their choice for a refreshing cocktail.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup white sugar

1/2 cup water

4 cups cubed watermelon

3 cups cold water

1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

6 cups ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Place the watermelon into a blender. Cover, and puree until smooth. Strain through a fine mesh sieve.
  2. Bring sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in 3 cups of cold water and the lemon juice. Divide the ice into 12 glasses, and scoop 2 to 3 tablespoons of watermelon puree over the ice, then top with the lemonade. Gently stir before serving.