Did you know August 3rd is National Watermelon Day? Well, you do now and let’s take a moment to appreciate watermelon because it’s up there with being one of the best summer fruits. It’s so refreshing and yummy to eat on a hot day. If you’re really feeling creative, you can use it for sorbets, smoothies, and cocktails!
In honor of National Watermelon Day, here are some creative recipes to try so you can enjoy watermelon in a new way!
4 Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet
Here’s a super easy recipe here for watermelon sorbet! All you need is watermelon, sugar, lemon juice, and water. Easy-peasy and totally refreshing. Plus, if you bring it to a BBQ, it looks like you tried so hard on dessert! If you want a boozy dessert, add a touch of vodka or tequila to the mix!
How refreshing does a watermelon cocktail sound? There are endless recipes out there but this recipe sounds good and simple: watermelon puree, mint simple syrup, lime juice and rum! Easy and we’ll take one!
Watermelon Lemonade Slushie
This recipe needs only 2 ingredients and it’s SO easy you have to try it! Puree watermelon and freeze it as ice cubes, then blend it with lemonade! Voila, there’s your watermelon, lemonade slushie.
Watermelon Fizz Cocktail
For this recipe, all you needed is pureed watermelon, lime, ginger ale, and gin! If you don’t like gin, sub out the ginger ale for sparkling water and the gin for vodka! If you don’t want a cocktail, take out the alcohol and just enjoy a fizzy, watermelon soda!
This recipe sounds way more out there then a simple watermelon slushie. Mango salsa is a good fruit salsa, so why not watermelon? Here’s the recipe!
Need I say more? Watermelon juice, triple sec, lime, and tequila is all you need for this recipe. Grab some chips and guac and you are set and living your best life!