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Watermelon Mojitos

These Blackberry Watermelon Mojitos are the perfect start to your weekend; a light and refreshing summer cocktail.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Cocktail
Servings: 4 cocktails

Ingredients

  • 1 small seedless watermelon
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • 2 tsp simple syrup
  • 4 cans club soda or gingerale
  • 20 mint leaves
  • 2 sliced limes
  • 6 oz vodka or rum

Instructions

  • Cut watermelon into 1 inch pieces, then puree in a blender with lime juice and simple syrup.
  • To make simple syrup: boil water and mix about 1/2 cup water with 1/2 cup sugar, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  • Strain watermelon mixture through a fine mesh strainer, straining once or twice as necessary into a large pitcher. Add club soda.
  • Meanwhile, blend alcohol with 10 mint leaves, pulsing once or twice to slightly tear the fresh herbs. Pour mixture into pitcher.
  • Add the rest of the mint leaves and sliced limes into the pitcher. Serve over ice in mason jar glasses and enjoy!