Watermelon Agua Fresca

Ole! This recipe for watermelon agua fresca is perfect for hot days. I hope you enjoy how simple this is to make.

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Watermelon Agua Fresca

5 cups cold water
1 cup mint simple syrup (see recipe below)
1 ½ cups cubed watermelon (use seedless, or remove seeds)
Juice of 1 lime
1 lime sliced

Mix everything together in a large container.
Chill in refrigerator until ready to use.
If storing overnight, only leave sliced limes in for 2 hours.
Lime becomes too potent if left in for extended periods of time.

Mint Simple Syrup

1 cup fresh mint
1 cup sugar
1 cup water

Combine all ingredients in small sauce pan
Bring to boil
Stir until sugar has dissolved (about 1 minute)
Remove from heat
Let sit for 30 minutes
Strain mixture into jar, remove all mint leaves
Store in refrigerator until ready to use

Watermelon Agua Fresca
 
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Ingredients
  • 5 cups cold water
  • 1 cup mint simple syrup (see recipe below)
  • 1 ½ cups cubed watermelon (use seedless, or remove seeds)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 lime sliced
Instructions
  1. Mix everything together in a large container.
  2. Chill in refrigerator until ready to use.
  3. If storing overnight, only leave sliced limes in for 2 hours.
  4. Lime becomes too potent if left in for extended periods of time

 

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