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Watermelon Punch Recipe

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This easy watermelon punch recipe is a refreshing way to enjoy the summer.  Make this drink even more fun to serve by turning the watermelon you used to make the drink into a fun serving bowl!

I love serving this delicious drink during a Summer BBQ while making these amazing Fall Off The Bone Ribs or BBQ Chicken with a side of my famous Pasta Salad.

three glasses of Watermelon Punch on a serving tray with a watermelon bowl in the background

Easy Watermelon Punch

This watermelon punch recipe brings me back to my childhood.  Snacking on juicy slices of watermelon while my brothers and I ran around the backyard, sticky sweetness dripping from our faces… it doesn’t get much better than that!

I like the fact that this watermelon punch recipe is not only refreshing, it’s a healthy alternative to sugary, artificially sweetened drinks because it’s full of vitamin B, antioxidants, potassium and calcium.  Plus, it’s super hydrating!  Both kids and adults seem to love it. If you want to boost its nutritional content, let your watermelon fully ripen before using.

How To Make Watermelon Punch

Scooping out the flesh of the watermelon takes no time at all and the kids thought it was fun to help…and sneak a piece here and there!

a strainer in a yellow bowl after Watermelon punch has been poured through the strainer

After you blend the watermelon flesh in the blender, it tends to get a little foamy.  Don’t worry, most of the foam gets trapped when you strain it.

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How To Make A Watermelon Punch Bowl

Find an oblong watermelon that’s approximately 10 pounds in size.  Wash the exterior of the watermelon complete before cutting into it.  Cut the top of the watermelon off about 1/6 of the way down from the top.  Scoop out all of the fleshy insides and save that to be used in your watermelon punch.  On the bottom of the watermelon, cut off only enough of that end so the watermelon can stand up on its own.  Start off with small cuts because you can always go back and cut more.

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Simple Watermelon Punch Recipe

Follow this simple recipe and in just a few short minutes this recipe will be ready to serve.  For the perfect presentation, add a colorful striped straw to each glass when serving.

Watermelon Punch Recipe

This easy watermelon punch recipe is a refreshing way to enjoy the summer. Make this drink even more fun to serve by turning the watermelon you used to make the drink into a fun serving bowl!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword drink, punch, watermelon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 Cup
Calories 110 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 oblong seedless watermelon about 10 pounds
  • 1 12 oz. can frozen lemonade thawed
  • 2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice

Instructions

  1. Thoroughly wash the watermelon
  2. Cut the top of the watermelon off about 1/6 of the way down.
  3. Cut the bottom end enough to make sure the watermelon will stand on it's own.
  4. Scoop out flesh and place in a blender. Process until smooth.
  5. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer; discard solids.
  6. Return watermelon to the blender.
  7. Add lemonade concentrate and pineapple juice and blend well.
  8. Transfer to watermelon bowl.
  9. Served chilled over crushed ice.
  10. To make sure all ingredients are combined, give the punch a little stir before you enjoy it.

 

three cups of Watermelon Punch made with this easy Recipe with a watermelon bowl full of watermelon punch in the background.

So grab a glass of this delicious watermelon punch recipe and sip the sweet taste of summer with your family!

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