Spiked Watermelon Lemonaide punch

This punch is a refreshing  sipper at any cook out this summer

  • 2 1/2 pounds watermelon flesh, seeds removed, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cucumber, cut into chunks
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice, plus an additional lemon, sliced, for garnish
  • 1/4 cup packed mint leaves, plus more mint, for garnish
  • 2 1/2 cups white rum, vodka, or water
  • 1/4 cup agave syrup or simple syrup

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Put the chunked watermelon, cucumber, and mint in a blender, add the lemon juice, and puree until the mixture is smooth.
  2. Strain the mixture into a pitcher to remove the pulp and leaves.
  3. Mix in the alcohol or water and slowly mix in the syrup until everything is well-combined.
  4. Add the lemon slices and ice. Garnish each glass with a sprig of mint. Serve.