11 Jul Summer Mocktail: Watermelon Cooler
Enjoy the Summer flavors ~ so crisp and clean, with just the perfect amount of sweetness. This refreshing drink is sure to quench anyone’s thirst, without the added calories of alcohol. A cool drink to enjoy with the entire family!
Glass: 16oz Pint
Garnish: Mint sprig
Ingredients (shake with ice): 2 cubes watermelon 2 slices cucumber 6 mint leaves 2 lime wedges, squeeze and discard .25 oz Simple syrup (use one made with Agave to lessen sugar)
Directions: Fill glass with ice and add about 2 oz of Sprite (or other lemon-lime soda/pop)***. Top with a splash of club soda and box. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig. ***Don’t shake the carbonated sodas with the listed ingredients. You don’t want to flatten the carbonation.
From: mixitupcincinnati.blogspot.com – May 2011