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summer watermelon fizz

Summer Watermelon Fizz


  • Author: Sharilyn
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 cups 1x

Description

Summer Watermelon Fizz-a fabulous watermelon summer drink that has a ginger mint simple syrup, lime juice, and tart & spicy rim.


Ingredients

Scale

6 cups watermelon Juice

½ cup lime juice, fresh squeezed

4 pack Topo Chico

Tajin to rim the glass

1 ½ cups ginger mint simple syrup (see below):

3 cups water

2 cups sugar

2-3 inches fresh ginger

A few sprigs of mint


Instructions

  1. Make ginger mint simple syrup: Slice ginger; simmer ginger in three cups of water in a small saucepan for 15 minutes or until the water has reduced to two cups. Add sugar and mint, stir to dissolve, and simmer for 15 additional minutes until the mixture has reduced slightly. You should be left with about 1 1/2 cups simple syrup.  Remove ginger and mint; cool completely. Juice limes. Blend watermelon and strain juice.
  2. Remove juice from limes. Blend watermelon and strain juice. Combine lime juice, watermelon juice, and simple syrup in a pitcher, stir. Rim glasses with lime juice and Tajin. Pour watermelon juice mixture into individual glasses, top with Topo Chico.

Notes

Half of one 12oz bottle of topo chico makes two drinks. Combine half of a Topo Chico bottle with the desired amount of watermelon juice mixture.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes