Summer Mocktail: Watermelon Cooler

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Enjoy the Summer flavors ~ so crisp and clean, with just the perfect amount of sweetness.  This refreshing drink is sure to quench anyone’s thirst, without the added calories of alcohol.  A cool drink to enjoy with the entire family!

Glass: 16oz Pint
Garnish: Mint sprig
 
 
Ingredients:
 
Shake with ice:

2 cubes watermelon

2 slices cucumber

6 mint leaves

2 lime wedges, squeeze and discard

.25 oz Simple syrup (use one made with Agave to lessen sugar)

 

Directions:
Fill glass with ice and add about 2 oz of Sprite (or other lemon-lime soda/pop)***.  Top with a splash of club soda and box.  Garnish with a fresh mint sprig.

 

***Don’t shake the carbonated sodas with the listed ingredients.  You don’t want to flatten the carbonation.

From: mixitupcincinnati.blogspot.com – May 2011