This Watermelon Punch recipe is a refreshing and delicious addition to summer BBQs and get togethers! Nothing goes to waste because you turn the watermelon into a festive serving bowl!
This recipe originally appeared on Somewhat Simple
Watermelon Punch Recipe
With summer around the corner, it’s time to start enjoying light and delicious recipes! This easy Watermelon Punch Recipe brings me back to my childhood and snacking on juicy slices of watermelon while my brothers and I ran around the backyard. Sticky sweetness dripping from our faces. Not a care in the world.
This Watermelon Punch Recipe is not only refreshing, it’s a healthy alternative to sugary, artificial sweetened drinks because it’s full of vitamin B, antioxidants, potassium and calcium. Plus, it’s super hydrating! Both kids and adults love it.
Quick tip! If you want to boost it’s nutritional content, let your watermelon fully ripen before using.
Watermelon Punch with Bowl
Don’t have a punch bowl, no problem! Who has room to store one of those?? Not me, my cupboards are full. This recipe takes care of that since you use the watermelon rind as your bowl! Brilliant! Prepare for your guests to be impressed. You’ll be the only one who knows that it’s super easy to pull this Watermelon Punch Recipe together.
Scooping out the flesh of the watermelon takes no time at all and the kids thought it was fun to help.
After you blend the watermelon flesh in the blender, it tends to get a little foamy, but don’t worry, most of the foam gets trapped when you strain it.
Tips for Making Watermelon Punch
- It’s important to wash the whole watermelon before you use it so you wash the germs away.
- This punch is best consumed the day you make it.
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Watermelon Punch Recipe
This Watermelon Punch recipe is a refreshing and delicious addition summer BBQs and get togethers! Nothing goes to waste because you turn the watermelon into a festive serving bowl!
- 1 oblong seedless watermelon (about 10 pounds)
- 1 (12 oz.) can frozen lemonade, thawed
- 2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
Cut the top of the watermelon off about 1/6 of the way down. Cut the bottom end enough to make sure the watermelon will stand on it's own. Scoop out flesh.
Place watermelon flesh in an electric blender; process until smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer; discard solids.
Return watermelon to blender. Add lemonade concentrate and pineapple juice and blend well. You can add simple syrup if you prefer a sweeter punch. Transfer to watermelon bowl.
Served chilled over crushed ice. Give the watermelon punch a stir before you enjoy it to make sure all ingredients are combined.
Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.
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Watermelon Punch with Alcohol
You could certainly make this an adult only beverage by adding alcohol. Follow the recipe, but add 3 cups of vodka. That should do the trick!
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So grab a glass and sip the sweet taste of summer with your family and friends!
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