Watermelon Ice Drink

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A nice and easy summer drink that is cool and refreshing. Its great for cooling off in the intense heat.
I hear its pretty hot over at Instructables, this is the drink for you and the whole Instructables community. I hope you enjoy it.
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Step 1: Ingredients

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1/3 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
Chilled watermelon
1 tablespoon lime juice

What I used:
Sauce pan
Small bowl
Large bowl
Baking pan
Plastic wrap
Magic Bullet or Blender

Step 2: Dissolve Sugar

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Pour the 1/3 water and 1/4 sugar into a sauce pan at low heat, stir until sugar is dissolved.

Step 3: Chill the Syrup (dissolved sugar and water)

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Pour the syrup into the small bowl, and place the small bowl with the syrup in the larger bowl that is filled with cold water and ice, stir syrup until cooled.

Step 4: Watermelon

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Cut the watermelon into chunks, amount is to your pleasing.

Step 5: Blend

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Use your Magic Bullet or blender to puree the watermelon.

Step 6: Add Syrup and Lime juice

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Add the syrup and the lime juice to the puree (blended) of watermelon. Then re-blend with syrup and lime in.

Step 7: Pour into baking pan

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After everything is well blended pour the mixture into a baking pan and then cover with plastic wrap.
Then put in the freezer to freeze.

Step 8: Scrape the Watermelon Ice

Use a fork to scrape the watermelon to lighten the texture then put in a small glass. Then add more water to fill the glass or Sprite or some sort of alcohol, whatever you prefer. Then stir it a little.
Finish with a little slice of watermelon with the rind (watermelon skin) still attached.

lnblecht1 year ago
Where did you get the idea to make the syrup? could you use grenadine instead? Do you think it would work with another type of fruit such as peaches?
Blechmen (author)  lnblecht1 year ago
Try it and tell me how it works out
This is the best frozen fruit drink i have ever had thank you so much
Blechmen (author)  mollymoo20001 year ago
I'm so glad you like it
tleet591 year ago
Do you suppose you could substitute vodka for the water to make it an adult drink?
Blechmen (author)  tleet591 year ago
Of course but my suggestion would be to fill halfway with the watermelon ice then half with the vodka and wait a little for the ice to melt and then drink.
Dumblabrat1 year ago
Might be easier to use an ice-cream machine? Will have to try that when summer is here again. Sounds dlicious
Blechmen (author)  Dumblabrat1 year ago
I agree with you, hmmm if only I had an ice cream machine.... Imagine the possibilities, lol I'll show you what I can do with one if I win the Frozen Treats contest, so be sure to vote.
Medcin1 year ago
Thank you so mutch for this!
I bought a watermelon yesterday to see what it taste like but
it wasn't really that so I saw this and made it and it was delicious!
Only took 5min of my time to make this, perfect!
Blechmen (author)  Medcin1 year ago
I'm so glad it turned out well, I still have some in my freezer to make into the drink. And a vote would be very much appreciated.
juliefv1 year ago
Winter in South Africa now but definitely a recipe for very hot African summers. Will think of you in January :)
Blechmen (author)  juliefv1 year ago
I'm looking forward to hearing from you
kokosalexa1 year ago
looks delicious but...
Blechmen (author)  kokosalexa1 year ago
Haha, I think its worth it
Renee!1 year ago
That looks so refreshing!
Blechmen (author)  Renee!1 year ago
Thanks, and Ill be sure to make more like this with a vote
THIS WAS SOOOO GOOD I made it the same day i saw this.
Blechmen (author)  cameronhawx1 year ago
Haha thanks, I know I love them myself too
ElZorro1 year ago
Just make me one, Please!
Blechmen (author)  ElZorro1 year ago
Haha they are really easy to make
I voted and can't wait to give this a try. Love watermelon.
Blechmen (author)  dogloverlaura1 year ago
Thank you so much
Horef1 year ago
I am SO going to suggest this to the brides we have to replace their little signature cocktails. THIS is great, pretty, and hey, surprisingly easy and could very well be on their "activity"list for guests. Watermelon stand down the road? CHECK! Honkin big fridge to store them and keep them chilled? CHECK! Blender, etc? Check! Wonderful recipe? CHECK!!!! thanks!
Blechmen (author)  Brightfield Farm1 year ago
Haha thanks so much, I feel so honored, tell me if this works out and how it was, and I don`t usually do these types of Instructables so a vote is much appreciated and I will do more of these. thanks
Looks yum!
Blechmen (author)  hotstuff57211 year ago
Thanks and a vote is always appreciated, and tell me if you end up making it and how it was.
I freeze my watermelon cubes in a ziploc bag. Lay it flat in the freezer. You can then get frozen chunks to use in the bullet blender. Take a meat mallet to hit the bag so the cubes break apart if needed. Fill the rest of the cup with liquid like lemonade or fruit drink. Blend to get a watermelon slushie. I almost burned out my bullet blender when I did frozen strawberries without chunking them up first and kept on running it to blend all the little chunks it missed.
Blechmen (author)  caitlinsdad1 year ago
Thats a really good idea thanks for sharing
Blechmen (author)  Wroger-Wroger1 year ago
Lol exactly
amonj021 year ago
Looks kinda good to me but I do not like watermelon,
Good job, though!!
Blechmen (author)  amonj021 year ago
Try some other melons and then send me a picture and tell me how it was, I always love to hear from you guys.
xUr Momx1 year ago
Can't u just omit the sugar?
Isn't it sweet enough? Will it not set up without it??
Blechmen (author)  xUr Momx1 year ago
yes you don't need to add the sugar it's only to make it a little sweeter, I'm sure it will taste just as good without it. And its pretty sweet without the sugar.
ninjanody1 year ago
I will definitely try it this weekend. Thanks for sharing.
Blechmen (author)  ninjanody1 year ago
Thanks and I would love a vote when I get accepted into the frozen treat contest