Land of the Free Lemonade

Land of the Free Lemonade

Adapted from a BHG recipe, this delicious drink is perfect for 4th of July celebrations!



Level: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 3-½ cups Water, Divided Use
  • ¾ cups Sugar Or Splenda
  • 2 cups Chopped Watermelon
  • 1 cup Fresh Lemon Juice


Bring 3 cups water and the sugar to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat, stirring occasionally. Remove saucepan from heat, allowing the syrup mixture to cool.

Meanwhile, puree the chopped watermelon in a blender or food processor with the remaining 1/2 cup water.

Pour syrup and watermelon puree through a strainer into a pitcher. Stir in lemon juice. Serve over ice.

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