Did you know July is National Watermelon Month? Summer’s favorite fruit reaches its peak season this month, and what better way to celebrate those hot summer days of July than with a frozen watermelon daiquiri? This easy-to-prepare drink is ready in minutes when you combine frozen watermelon with a few simple ingredients.
- 4 cups frozen seedless watermelon cubes
- 4 cups of ice
- 4 oz light rum (1/2 cup)
- 2 oz. sweetened, concentrated lime juice
- Juice of one freshly squeezed orange (approximately 1 oz.)
- 1 tbsp simple syrup
- Watermelon wedge and lime slice to garnish
Fill a large blender with frozen watermelon cubes, ice, rum, lime juice, juice of one fresh squeezed orange and simple syrup. Blend on high until smooth. Serve immediately, garnished with a watermelon wedge and a slice of lime.
Good to Know
Float a half-ounce of dark rum on top of the daiquiri for an added boost (optional).
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