Frozen Watermelonade recipe from

I love watermelon! It is so fresh, crisp, and sweet. What could be better? One of our favorite summer outings is to go to the farmer’s market and get a huge watermelon aqua fresca. Sometimes we’ll get two because the girls can polish one off all on their own. We go to David’s parents’ house for lunch every Sunday and Gigi always has some fresh watermelon for us to snack on. Last Sunday, Abby and Katie drank the leftover juice from the bowl after we were finished eating! This fruit plays a big role in our home when it is in season, as I’ll bet it does in your home, too. It’s just too delicious. Naturally, when we find something delicious we have to eventually add alcohol to it, right? Right. Of course. So here you go. Frozen Watermelonade. Fresh watermelon… that you freeze yourself, so fresh frozen? Plus some lime juice and your favorite rum. You could go with vodka if you’d prefer, but rum is just such a summer drink so that’s what we’re using here. Blend it all together and you have yourself a tasty frozen adult beverage that is perfect for summertime! What is your favorite summertime beverage?

P.S. You can absolutely leave the alcohol out of this and have a nice all ages drink to serve at any party!

Frozen Watermelonade recipe from

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Frozen Watermelonade
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Frozen Watermelonade


  • 1 small seedless watermelon
  • 2 limes
  • 4 shots favorite rum


  1. Roughly chop the watermelon, place the pieces on a sheet tray, and freeze for at least 1 hour.
  2. Place the frozen watermelon chunks into a blender, squeeze the juice from the limes into the blender, and pour in the shots of rum.
  3. Blend until smooth, adding cold water as necessary to reach desired consistency. You can add more rum at this point if you like a stronger drink.

18 Comments on Frozen Watermelonade

  1. Laura Sampson
    June 10, 2017 at 9:59 am (4 years ago)

    WHOA– I’m going to grab a watermelon and make a batch of these ASAP. Pinned it so I can find it later : ) Thanks for linking up to the Friday Frenzy!

    • Sarah Elizabeth
      June 21, 2017 at 5:34 pm (4 years ago)

      I hope you love it. It’s great to make in big batches to keep on hand!

  2. Melissa
    June 13, 2017 at 3:52 pm (4 years ago)

    Looks so refreshing, I’m pinning and yumming for later!!

  3. Barrie
    June 18, 2017 at 5:50 pm (4 years ago)

    Great idea and yum! I can’t wait to make this for summer!


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