Watermelon Lemonade



    1/2 cup white sugar 

    1/2 cup water

    4 cups cubed watermelon 

    3 cups cold water 

    1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

     6 cups ice cubes


Place the watermelon into a blender. Cover, and puree until smooth. Strain through a fine mesh sieve.


Bring sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat until the sugar dissolves, about five minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in 3 cups of cold water and the lemon juice. Divide the ice into 12 glasses, scoop 2 to 3 tablespoons of watermelon puree over the ice, and then top with the lemonade. Gently stir before serving.



— Adapted from AllRecipes.com