The ultimate summer drink. This is one of the most refreshing and easy coolers out there. Ginger ale adds a touch of sparkle and a crisp taste. Make it a Mocktail or a Cocktail.
Spiked (or Not) Watermelon Cooler
3 pounds watermelon
2 tablespoons fresh mint
1 tablespoon superfine sugar
1 1/4 cups ginger ale
1/4 cup vodka (leave out for non-alcoholic mocktail)
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Fresh mint, for garnish
1) Puree watermelon in a food processor or blender.
2) Muddle mint with sugar in a large pitcher; fill with ice cubes.
3) Stir in 2 cups puree, ginger ale, vodka, and lemon juice.
4) Garnish with fresh mint.