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Monday, August 29, 2011

Watermelon Lemonade Vodka Slush...

This coming weekend we will be celebrating Labor Day. 
Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer and a chance to enjoy one last hoop-la before fall.
In celebration of the holiday, I am sharing a very delish adult beverage with you!

This mixed drink idea stemmed from The Wife of a Dairyman.  Her kids had a lemonade stand this summer.  One day they make watermelon lemonade and that got the wheels in my noggin turnin'.

You will need a watermelon....obviously....
 Did you know that you should pick a watermelon that is heavy for its size?

Puree and strain the pulp from your watermelon...
Squeeze about 4 or 5 lemons.  If you don't have any lemons, you can use lemon juice...
4 cups of water...
 2 cups of Vodka...
You will need sugar as well, but I failed to take a pic of that!

Watermelon Lemonade Vodka Slush

3 c. watermelon juice
1 c. lemon juice
4 c. boiling water
1 c. white sugar
2 c. Vodka

Puree and strain watermelon.
Squeeze lemons.
Boil water.
Combine all ingredients.  Stir until sugar is dissolved.

Pour into large container with a lid.
Freeze for at least 4 hours.

Scoop out spoonfuls into a glass and top with Sprite of 7-Up.

Now go and enjoy one last hoop-la of the summer while drinking this.  Super yummy!


  1. UM, YUM?!?! must try this this weekend!!!

  2. yummy!! I will have to try that drink!

  3. Wow is all I can say. What an refreshing cocktail. Delicious. Come over and visit. We have a wonderful low fat pimento cheese recipe.

  4. I'll be over Saturday to try this out! ;-) YUMMY!

  5. Sounds like the prefect summer drink! How refreshing!

    Thanks for linking up.

  6. This looks very summery and refreshing and I would love to come home to one of these after a long day in the office. Cheers!

  7. This recipe looks amazing! Please join in on the fun and come over to Cast Party Wednesday tomorrow to share this tasty recipe with us.
    I hope to see you there!

  8. Yes please!! Thanks for sharing!!

  9. Looks great!! I just happen to have an extra watermelon in the fridge.

  10. This sounds really good. I'm following you now from Smart & Trendy's Follow Friday blog hop.

  11. Yum. I just got a watermelon from the farmers market!!!

  12. this looks DELICIOUS! Thanks so much for linking up to Tuesday Talent Show! I would love to have you stop by and link up again tomorrow with more great projects!

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