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Jul 06 2017
7 months ago
6:53 PM MST

Summer Watermelon Punch Recipe

Jul 06, 2017 @ 6:53 PM MST
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Need a fun summer drink idea?! 🍉

Take advantage of ripe watermelon and make some delicious and refreshing Watermelon Punch! This easy-to-make drink is perfect for your next summer BBQ or gathering. In addition to being a very affordable beverage to serve (I found a large seedless watermelon for under $5 at Costco!), the punch just looks so pretty and festive in the punch bowl.

Watermelon Punch

Watermelon fans will LOVE this thirst-quenching summer punch idea!

Serves: 10

Prep Time: 15-20 minutes



  • 14 lb. seedless watermelon
  • 1 and 1/2 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 and 1/2 cups sparkling water
  • melon balls and or mint leaves for garnish (optional)


  • Step 1:

    Cut about one third of your watermelon off the top, then scoop out all the insides from both sides.

  • Step 2:

    Puree the pieces of watermelon in a blender or food processor and then strain the solid pieces (I strained over a large pitcher). You may have to do this in several batches.

  • Step 3:

    Add pineapple juice and sparkling water to the “bowl” and pour in your strained watermelon juice.

  • Step 4:

    Mix together and chill the punch and bowl in the fridge for about an hour or until ready to serve.

Additional Notes

(Idea adapted from

We LOVED this fun party drink!🍹

My watermelon actually made more juice than expected so I saved it in a pitcher to make even more punch later. Easily make it an adult beverage by adding rum or even white wine. CHEERS!

✔️HELPFUL READER TIP: “You might think about freezing any “extra” watermelon juice to use as ice instead of ice cubes. That way your punch won’t get watered down with regular ice cubes that melt.”  Hip2Save Reader, Lisa

Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s DIY/Crafts created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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