Watermelon spritzer


Total time: 2hr 40m
Preparation Time: 40m

Servings
For 4 glass


Nutritional Information

Contains 77 Kcal, 0g Protein, 18g Carbohydrates, 0g Fat


Ingredients

  • Watermelon ice cubes
  • 100 g watermelon
  • 1 sprig peppermint
  • water
  • Watermelon syrup
  • 1 lime
  • 500 g watermelon
  • 3 dl water
  • 200 g sugar
  • Watermelon spritzer
  • 5 dl sparkling mineral water
  • 4 sprigs peppermint
  • 1 lime
  • Utensils
  • Ice cube mould with 12 holes, 1 bottle (approx. 750 ml), rinsed with hot water

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Instructions

  • Watermelon ice cubes

    Cut the melon into cubes, tear off the peppermint leaves.
  • Divide the melon and peppermint leaves between the ice cube moulds, fill with water, cover and freeze for approx. 2 hrs.
  • Watermelon syrup

    Squeeze the juice from the lime, cut the melon into cubes.
  • Bring the water and lime juice to the boil with the watermelon. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for approx. 30 mins., leave to infuse on the switched-off hob for approx. 10 mins., puree.
  • Pass the liquid through a sieve (yields approx. 800 ml).
  • Bring the juice and sugar to the boil while stirring, cook over a medium heat for approx. 20 mins., skim off the foam (yields approx. 700 ml of syrup).
  • While still boiling hot, ladle the syrup into the prepared jars and fill to just below the rim, seal immediately, leave to cool.
  • Watermelon spritzer

    Spoon 1½ tbsp of syrup into each glass, fill with water.
  • Rinse the lime in hot water, cut in half and slice. Add 3 ice cubes to each glass, garnish with lime and mint.
  • Shelf life:

    Store the watermelon syrup in a cool, dark place for approx. 2 months. Once opened, keep the bottle in the fridge and consume the syrup quickly.

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