How to Make Watermelon Agua Fresca

How to Make Watermelon Agua Fresca

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 10 mins + 4 hours (chilling time)

Cooking time: –

Ingredients needed to make Watermelon Agua Fresca:

  • 8 cups watermelon, seeded and divided
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 1 club soda, chilled
  • 1/3 cup sugar, divided
  • Lime slices, for garnishing

Cooking instructions for Watermelon Agua Fresca:

  • Dump half of the watermelon into a blender, along with half of the sugar and pour in ½ cup water.
  • Blitz them into a smooth puree and pass it through a coarse strainer to drain into a large bowl in order to smooth it out.
  • Blend rest of the watermelon in a similar manner, using remaining sugar as well as water and strain it into the same bowl.
  • Add a splash of lemon juice and give it a nice stir to mix well.
  • Leave in the fridge for at least 4 hours to chill.
  • Empty a bottle of chilled club soda into it and stir it into the mixture.
  • Pour it into 6 glasses and garnish with a slice of lime on top of each serving.
  • Serve chilled.

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