Enjoy The Colors Of Autumn With A Refreshing Watermelon Ginger Mojito

October 8, 2019
Credit: Southern Living

Watermelon Ginger Mojitos

A refreshing combination of ginger beer, mint, and watermelon infused with rum.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword watermelon cocktail
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author D. Leecious

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 5 sprigs fresh mint
  • 8 cups seedless watermelon cubes
  • 2 oz mint syrup
  • 3 cups light rum
  • 12 oz ginger beer
  • 1/2 cup lime juice

Instructions

  1. Pour the water and sugar into a sauce pan and stir to mix.

  2. Add the fresh mint and continue stirring, using a wooden spoon to slightly mash the mint while doing so.

  3. Refrigerate until cool.

  4. Pour the mixture through a colander or sift to separate it from the mint.

  5. Blend the watermelon cubes in a blender until smooth and pour into the water and sugar mixture using a sift to remove the watermelon lumps.

  6. In a pitcher, add the mint syrup, the watermelon juice, rum, ginger beer, and lime juice. Stir and pour over ice. Garnish with a watermelon wedge.

 

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