Watermelon, Ginger and Mint Punch Recipe

Watermelon, Ginger and Mint Punch, in all its gleaming goodness, is the ultimate drink for summer. It is better to serve this modern and refreshing drink cold. Watermelon, Ginger and Mint Punch is very quick, easy, and inexpensive to make. This drink will surely hit the spot whether it is served at any occasion in summer. This punch is a great combination of watermelon, ginger, and mint. Watermelon is the best possible source to quench your thirst on a hot summer day and to mix it with other cool ingredients like ginger and mint is even better idea.

Ingredients (serves 10 people)

(2kg) seedless watermelon, properly chopped and with the rind removed

(1/3 cup / 70g) caster sugar

(1/2 cup / 125ml) fresh lemon juice

(3 cups / 70g) chilled ginger ale

(11/2 cups / 375ml) chilled vodka

(3 cups / 750ml) chilled sparkling wine

(8 sprigs) fresh mint

Instructions

  • 1

    Directions:


    Take a baking tray and line it with a non-sticking baking sheet.

  • 2

    Cut the watermelon into two halves. Take one of the half and cut into 2cm pieces.

  • 3

    Now place the sliced watermelon in a single layer on the tray.

  • 4

    Place the prepared try into the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

  • 5

    Blend the remaining watermelon cubes in a blender or food processor until they release a bunch of juice.

  • 6

    Strain the watermelon pulp in order to remove the solids.

  • 7

    Chill the watermelon juice in the refrigerator for a couple of hours.

  • 8

    Coarsely chop mint leaves and crush them with caster sugar.

  • 9

    Put the lemon juice in a punch bowl or large serving jug and add the sugar-mint paste to it.  Add the pureed watermelon juice, ginger ale, vodka, and wine in it.

  • 10

    Now stir this mixture until both of the juices combined properly.

  • 11

    Stir in the frozen watermelon pieces.

  • 12

    Watermelon, Ginger and Mint Punch is ready, decorate it with mint sprigs or cocktail umbrellas, and serve.

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