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Happy Friday + From the Kitchen: Watermelon Limeade

June 22, 2012

Happy Friday Friends! What are you doing this weekend? Something fun I hope. We’re heading out to Palm Springs for a relaxing weekend under the desert sun. Before I go, I wanted to leave you with a yummy recipe for watermelon limeade. It’s easy to make and so refreshing, perfect for this first weekend of Summer! Have a wonderful break! xoxo!

Watermelon Limeade
Makes about 12- 8oz. servings
Ingredients
4 cups watermelon, roughly cubed
1 1/2 cups fresh squeezed lime juice (about 10-15 limes)
8 cups water
Sugar or sweetener
Directions
1. Place watermelon in blender and puree until smooth, strain juice through a sieve to separate pulp.
OR
simply juice watermelon in a juicer (I did this).

2. Combine watermelon juice, water, and lime juice in a pitcher.

3. Sweeten to your liking and ENJOY!

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14 Comments leave one →
  1. June 22, 2012 1:18 am

    Can’t wait to try this out! AH! It looks so fresh!

  2. June 22, 2012 3:24 am

    Wow, looks so refreshing! Im loving all these interesting drink recipes your posting!

    • love and cupcakes permalink*
      June 22, 2012 2:57 pm

      That’s so good to hear! I have several more drink/cocktails coming for summer! I hope you continue to enjoy them!

  3. June 22, 2012 5:30 am

    Oh amazing… I’m sitting in my dull, grey office and am now wishing I was sat in the sun in a big grassy patch drinking some of these! Thanks for sharing, loved it.

    • love and cupcakes permalink*
      June 22, 2012 2:55 pm

      Ha! Well, thank goodness the weekend is here. Hopefully you’ll find that big patchy grass to basque in the sun soon!

  4. Nikki permalink
    June 22, 2012 6:22 am

    Sounds yummy and refreshing!

    • love and cupcakes permalink*
      June 22, 2012 2:56 pm

      Thanks! Not gonna lie, it’s both! And so easy to throw together.

  5. underpr3ssure permalink
    June 22, 2012 1:09 pm

    Reblogged this on underpr3ssure.

  6. June 23, 2012 7:44 am

    Reblogged this on So Many Places to Call Home and commented:
    So excited to try this!

  7. June 23, 2012 9:32 am

    Looks amazing! Great summer idea!

  8. June 23, 2012 8:13 pm

    I love how simple this is–sounds so light & refreshing! I’m definitely going to have to try this soon…perhaps with some kind of adult liquid included. :)

    • love and cupcakes permalink*
      June 28, 2012 11:56 pm

      It’s definitely light and refreshing and YES!! adult liquid is a must :)

  9. June 24, 2012 6:08 pm

    Reblogged this on Ghada Evora and commented:
    I want one of these right now . . .

  10. June 25, 2012 8:06 am

    Thank you, I’ve been searching for good watermelon drink recipes. Your recipe looks both refreshing and sweet – two things I always need in the summer :)

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