Sparkling Watermelon Mint Lemonade

With Sour Punch® Candy

sour punch sparkling watermelon lemonade

Ingredients

Serves 4

 

  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves 

  • 1 lemon, sliced 

  • 4 cups sparkling water 

01. Melt Sour Punch Watermelon Straws

Combine the Sour Punch Watermelon Straws and a splash of water in a saucepan and bring to a simmer over low heat.

Stir continuously to prevent the candy from sticking to the pan, adding more water, up to ½ cup, as necessary until melted.

Turn off the heat and scoop the melted Sour Punch into a bowl. 

melted sour punch candy

02. Dissolve Sugar in Water over Low Heat

Combine the sugar and the remaining ½ cup of water in a saucepan and simmer over low heat until dissolved, about a minute. Set aside.

sour punch blue lemonade iceberg float

03. Blend and Strain

Add the sugar water, lemon juice, and melted Sour Punch Watermelon Straws to a blender and blend until completely smooth.

Place a fine mesh strainer over a bowl and pour the mixture through to catch any little chunks. 

sour punch blue lemonade iceberg float

04. Add Mint Leaves and Sparkling Water

Add the mint leaves to a pitcher followed by the lemon slices (reserve a few slices for garnishing the glasses).

Pour the blended Sour Punch mixture into the pitcher followed by the sparkling water and stir to combine. 

sparkling watermelon lemonade

05. Fill Glasses and Garnish with Lemon and Mint

Fill four glasses with ice. Pour the sparkling watermelon mint lemonade into each glass and garnish with lemon slices and fresh mint.

sparkling watermelon lemonade

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