Dog days of summer have you down? An ultimate homemade fruit-filled treat for the whole family, our Watermelon Float recipe offers a refreshing answer to the mid-summer heat.
Blend sweet watermelon juice with a tart citrus-y lime, mix together with club soda and top off with creamy vanilla ice cream for a treat everyone is sure to love. The hammock is calling.
- 1 small watermelon, flesh scooped out
- ⅓ cup sugar
- 1 small lime, juiced
- Pinch of kosher salt
- 1 cup club soda
- Scoop out watermelon flesh and blend until smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve. Discard solids and set aside melon puree.
- In a small bowl, whisk together sugar and ⅓ cup water until sugar is dissolved. Pour simply syrup into melon puree and add lime juice and salt. Mix together.
- Add club soda to melon puree. Divide into tall glasses and top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.