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Watermelon Cooler
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 15 mins

This Watermelon Cocktail made with watermelon and vodka is what summer party legends are made of. You want to be the one bringing this to the BBQ!

Course: Cocktail, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make watermelon drinks, watermelon cocktail, Watermelon Cooler, watermelon vodka
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 169 kcal
Author: Alyssa Brantley
5 from 2 votes
mason jar mug filled with watermelon vodka cocktail and topped with mint and lemon
  • 3 Tablespoons coconut palm sugar (can sub monkfruit)
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice about 2 medium lemons
  • 6 cups watermelon juice
  • 12 ounces Citron Vodka
  • 6 sprigs mint plus more for serving
  • 2 cups club soda for serving
  • ice and lemon slices for serving
To Make Watermelon Juice:
  1. You can make watermelon juice in a blender, high-speed blender or food processor. Just cut the watermelon into 1" cubes and process in batches until liquefied.

    Note that if you do use a food processor or standard blender, you may want to strain the watermelon juice through a sieve.

To Make The Cooler:
  1. In a pitcher or large measuring cup, combine coconut palm sugar with boiling hot water until dissolved. Add lemon juice and stir. Allow to cool for a couple minutes.

  2. Add watermelon juice and vodka along with fresh mint.

    Stir to combine, serve immediately OR cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. 

To Serve The Cooler:
  1. Serve over ice with a fresh sprig of mint and slice of lemon. Top with club soda (about 1") and Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Watermelon Cooler
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 169 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 37mg2%
Potassium 208mg6%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 3.2mg4%
Calcium 8mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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