Watermelon Cocktails

Looking for something new to sip on a hot summer afternoon?  Perhaps have extra watermelon from the weekend barbeque? Try these watermelon cocktails out for a refreshing twist to some old favorites.

Virgin Watermelon Cape Cod

Ingredients:Watermelon Cocktails

  • 1 Cup Cubed Watermelon
  • 2 Cups Cranberry Juice
  • 1/4 Cup Grenadine
  • 1/4 Cup Lemon Juice
  • Seltzer Water


  1. Puree the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Strain, then pour 3/4 cup of the strained puree into ice filled glasses.
  3. Top with seltzer and garnish with lemon.

Frozen Watermelon Margarita


  • 1 1/2 Cups Cubed Watermelon
  • 1 Cup Tequila
  • 1/2 Cup Lime Juice
  • 1/2 Cup Cointreau or Triple Sec (or any orange liqueur)
  • 1 to 2 Tbs Simple Syrup or Agave Nectar (can also use powered sugar)
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 3 Cups Ice


  1. Blend all of the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Divide among glasses and garnish with a lime wedge and watermelon chunk.

Watermelon Mojitos

Ingredients (per mojito):

  • 2 Watermelon Chunks
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • 2 Tsp Sugar or Simple Syrup
  • Handful of Mint Leaves
  • 2 Oz White Rum


  1. Muddle the watermelon, lime juice and sugar into each glass.
  2. Stir in the mint leaves.
  3. Add rum and ice.
  4. Top with ginger ale, and garnish with more mint.