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Incorporate juicy watermelon into your recipes for any occasion. Watermelons add a light sweetness to beverages, cocktails, appetizers and even entrees! And as a bonus, kids absolutely love the flavor!

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By vlacer

Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (16 Votes)
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Servings 1
Preparation time 5
Cooking time 5

  • 4 large mint leaves
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1 tablespoon superfine sugar
  • 4 ounces seedless watermelon, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 3/4 cup), plus a small wedge for garnish
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes

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Watermelon adds a touch of sweetness and light pink color to this summery, refreshing cocktail

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