Author Notes: This is both refreshing and fun. You can substitute the sparkling water with soda for a sweeter taste. The rum can be eliminated for a non-alcoholic alternative. The combination of the watermelon and lime is so refreshing.
- 6 mint leaves muddled
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- slices from half of a lime
- 1/2 lime freshly squeezed juice
- 1/2 cup watermelon juice
- 1/2 cup sparkling water or club soda
- 1 ounce rum
- 3 ice cubes
- Muddle the mint leaves, lime slices and sugar together and pour in glass. Pour the lime juice, watermelon juice, rum and club soda into the glass. Add the ice cubes and stir. If you like your drinks super sweet, substitute lemon/lime soda for the club soda.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Poolside Cocktail