Non Alcoholic Watermelon Mojito

It doesn’t need to be five o’clock somewhere to have this drink!

I just graduated 8th grade this past Wednesday which means summer vacation is in full swing! What’s a better way to start the summer, then with a nice cold drink. It is super fresh and will surely cool you down from the hot sun. Best of all, it’s alcohol free so everyone can enjoy it. But I did add an adult option of tequila if you’re more of a purist. (And over 21!)

I made this for company on Shavuot. Everyone loved it! 



Simple Syrup
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  1. 1 cup hot water
  2. 1 cup sugar
  1. Mix until all the sugar is dissolved.
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Lime Zest & Mint Sugar
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  1. ½ cup sugar
  2. 1 tablespoons mint, finely chopped
  3. 1 tsp lime zest
  1. Mix until fully combined.
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Watermelon Mojito
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  1. Lime Zest & Mint Sugar
  2. 2 mint leaves
  3. 2 lemon wedges
  4. 1/3 cup watermelon juice
  5. 2 tbsp simple syrup
  6. (For Adults: 1 tbsp Tequila)
  7. Ice
  8. Cubes of watermelon
  9. Mint leaves, to garnish
  1. Place the Lime Zest & Mint Sugar on a small plate. Rub the edge of a glass with a lime wedge, then turn the glass upside down and rub the wet rim in the lime mint sugar.
  2. In a medium sized cocktail shaker muddle the mint leaves and lemon wedge.
  3. Then add in the watermelon juice, simple syrup, a pinch of Lime Zest & Mint Sugar, (For Adults: Tequila), and ice.
  4. Shake for about a minute, until the drink is cold.
  5. Add some watermelon cubes to the glass. Then pour in the mixed drink.
  6. Top the drink off with some sparkling water and mint leaves.
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1 Reply to "Non Alcoholic Watermelon Mojito"

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    Em June 19, 2016 (7:48 pm)

    Thank you!! Will try, don’t have the fancy sugar so will use regular sugar instead.

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