Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 small watermelon (8 to 10 pounds)

  2. 1/4 cup sugar

  3. 1 cup white rum

  4. 1 cup blackberry liqueur

  5. 1 quart freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 24 to 30 Lemon:lemons)

  6. 1 to 2 cups Rich Simple Syrup Up to

  7. 2 cups ice water Ice for serving Blackberries for garnish Mint leaves for garnish

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cut the watermelon into 2-inch cubes. Place the cubes in a colander set inside a bowl and sprinkle with the sugar. Stir the watermelon for a minute to extract the juice. You will get anywhere from 1 to 3 cups of juice, depending on ripeness. Pour the rum, blackberry liqueur, lemon juice, and watermelon juice in a large pitcher. Add 1 cup of the syrup and stir well. Taste the lemonade and add more syrup or water to taste. Pour over ice in an iced tea or cooler glass, garnish with a few blackberries and a mint leaf, and serve.


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