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