A refreshing and easy watermelon lemonade recipe that is perfect for summer parties!
With a plethora of lemons that grow around here, I’m always thinking of different ways I can use my favorite homemade lemonade recipe.
This time I gave it the ultimate summer twist and spruced it up by adding fresh, puréed watermelon juice and whole chunks of watermelon in the drink dispenser to make watermelon lemonade! It really is the best summer drink!
The resul is an incredibly delicious watermelon lemonade! The watermelon gives it a sweet and refreshing taste. I served the yummy drink in 24oz plastic cups with lids (perfect for outdoor summer parties) and jumbo straws so you can sip up watermelon chunks.
However, you can also serve in 24-ounce Ball Jars with a large glass straw. These wide mouth jars are perfect for watermelon lemonade.
Tips for Making Watermelon Lemonade
You do not have to make your own lemonade if you don’t have time! A nice, low sugar
Making it for just the adults? Spike it with some vodka for the perfect summer cocktail!
You can also use a sugar substitute when making this. Something like Stevia would help keep the sugar lower. You can also just add less sugar.
More Watermelon Drinks You’ll Love!
Homemade Lemonade (double this recipe to make the 12 cups you will need)
- 1 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
- 3/4 to 1 cup sugar or sugar substitute (You can add more or less depending on how you life it!)
- 6 cups water
- 12 cups lemonade
- 5 cups watermelon juice
- Boil water and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Add in the fresh squeezed lemon juice and pour into a heatproof glass pitcher. Refrigerate until cold.
- Cut chunks of watermelon and blend until almost liquid.
- Pour 5 cups watermelon juice in the drink dispenser with 12 cups of lemonade. Add slices of watermelon and lemons and top with ice.