Cucumber melon spritzer with mint

This drink is the perfect drink for a 4th of July BBQ. It’s refreshing, easy and is made with just a few ingredients. 

Juicy watermelon is pureed and sweetened with a minty simple syrup, and a touch of sparkling water.  These are sure to quench you thirst on a hot summer day. 

Cucumber Melon Spritzer with Mint

Juicy watermelon is pureed and sweetened with a minty simple syrup, and a touch of sparkling water.  These are sure to quench you thirst on a hot summer day. 

Ingredients
  

CucumberMelon Spritzer with Mint

  • 8 cups Watermelon diced
  • 2 Medium cucumbers seeded and diced
  • 4 cans Watermelon flavored sparkling water (48 ounces)
  • 1 cup Mint Simple Syrup

Mint Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 bunch Fresh mint

Instructions
 

CucumberMelon Spritzer with Mint

  • In a blender, puree watermelon and cucumber. (This might have to be done in batches)
    2. Strain watermelon and cucumber liquid into a pitcher
    3. Add in 1 cup of mint simple syrup
    4. Pour in 4 (12 oz) cans of watermelon flavored sparkling water (or 48 ounces)
    5. Stir, and serve.

Mint Simple Syrup

  • Bring water and sugar to a simmer in a sauce pan. Add mint. Remove from heat. Let the mint steep in the simple syrup for about an hour or two.
    ** If the simple syrup is made the day before the mint would have a stronger taste in the drink. 

Related Posts

How to Cut a Watermelon
How to Make Simple Syrup

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