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Monday, July 13, 2009

Delicious Watermelon Beverage Recipes

During the Summertime, I like to make cold beverages using Watermelon. Here are a few of my family's favorite beverage recipes.

Watermelon Punch Recipe

6 cups watermelon juice
2 cups pineapple juice
1 (12 oz) can frozen raspberry flavored juice
1 (6 oz) can frozen orange juice concentrate
1/4 cup lemon juice

In a large bowl, blend all of the above ingredients. Chill for 2 hours. Makes 14 (3/4 cup) servings.

Watermelon Smoothie Recipe

2 cups seeded watermelon chunks
1 cup crushed or cracked ice
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 to 2 tbsp. granulated sugar
1/2 tsp. ginger
1/8 tsp. almond extract

Whip ingredients together in blend until smooth. Serve immediately. Makes 2-3 servings.

Watermelon Frappe Recipe

1/2 large watermelon
36 ozs. Ginger Ale
1 (12 ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
Lime & Lemon Slices (fresh & sliced)

Remove seeds and rinds from watermelon. Cut melon into chunks. Combine melon, limeade and ginger ale in blender. Freeze for several hours. Thaw partially to serve. Spoon into tall glasses and garnish with lime or lemon slices. Makes 1 gallon.

Watermelon Guava Smoothie Recipe

1 1/2 cups watermelons
1 cup guava juice or guava nectar
1-2 cup ice

Mix the above ingredients together in your blender and blend until smooth. Serve in chilled glasses.

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