Watermelon Cooler

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Watermelon Cooler Watermelon Cooler

Servings: 2 servings
Prep Time: 35 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1 1/2 lbs (4 cups) sliced seedless watermelon, rind removed
1 cup lemon sorbet
1   lemon, zested
1 1/2 cups cold water
watermelon wedges and mint, for garnish





In a food processor, blend watermelon, sorbet, and lemon zest until very smooth. Stir in 1 1/2 cups cold water; cover and refrigerate until very cold. Serve over ice and garnish with watermelon wedges and mint.

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I just love paula deen, she is like the best cook ever, all the time i wish she was my grandmother. Dont you guys just love that Cranberry Pineapple Gelatin Salad, and that summer, refreshing great Watermelon cooler,I love it, no I dont just love them 2, but I love everything paula cooks, I am like crazy In love with paula deens great and deeelliiccouuss food, I mean come on, Who doesnt? I enjoy her style of cooking!! I LOVE UU PAULA DEEN!!!!!!!!!!!!

By Skyla Brooke Hynes on April 11, 2014


Luv ur recipes paula

By leanna on September 30, 2013


I am going 2 make this watermelon cooler but instead of using ice cubes because it waters ur beverage down, I am going to pour the watermelon cooler into ice cube trays and use them as ice. Thx for the recipe Paula!!!!!

By Anonymous on July 01, 2013


These watermelon coolers are great! My homeys and I grab 'em after our basketball.

By Matt Lauer on June 27, 2013


I love Paula Deens red velvet cupcakes!! I made them for a family gathering and they asked me where I got them. But I made them from her recipe! They absolutely love them! Thank You Paula!

By Morgan Puckett on June 21, 2013


I love reading Paula Deen's recipe's and making them they are all so yummy.

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By Anonymous on March 01, 2013


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By carolpatrum on August 07, 2012


I love southern lady paula and would love to meet and see your restraunt one day maybe but gathering your cookbooks every chance i find them at my goodwill book store as a single mom i hbave gotten three so far keep up good work trying to save for diabetic book from the boys way to go to help us all cut back.

By debbie gaster on August 05, 2012


best thing i evr looked at

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By Janice on May 24, 2012


Hi Paula. I love the way your food looks on tv and decided to make my version of watermelon cooler and your version.My family LOVED your verson way better than mine. I did too. I was wondering how you got so good with cooking and making regular beverages taste even better. Love In Best Dishes From Our Kithchen To Yours! Thank You, Hunter Sellers

By Hunter Sellers on March 10, 2012


paula i love your chicken and dumpling,i follow your recipe to the letter and my husband loved it he couldn't stop eatting.he said i put my feet in it,my kids and friends loved it they want my recipe,i want share it yet it's our secret for now.love you paula keep up the good works,my prayers are with you and your family always.i will be trying some more of your recipe,i am going to keep my man coming home for dinner etc

By susie on February 24, 2012


I have a citrus allergy... what do you suggest to substitute for the 1 cup lemon sorbet and 1 lemon, zested Thank you, Heather

By Heather on October 02, 2011


this looks really good and easy to make..

By mary on September 28, 2011


It has really been a very hot summer in Florida. Your Watermelon Cooler sounds so refreshing! For some of my friends, including me, who like what I call "sissy" martinis, I think I will try your recipe and substitute vodka for the water. Think it will work?

By Barb on August 10, 2011


O..M..G!!! I just made this, but instead of putting it in the refrigerator I put it in the freezer... so it was a little icee and O...M...G... IT'S SO REFRESHING AND SOOOOOOOOOOOO GOOD!! THANKS PAULA!!!

By Mary on July 21, 2011


It's sizzling here in Texas and I can almost taste this watermelon cooler! I could use one right now and I think it would also make a great "grown up" drink too! YUM!

By Jennifer @ Jane Deere on June 28, 2011


it looks so great i might just go try it! YUM

By kaitlyn on June 22, 2011


Paula I absolutely love to watch you cook and talk and enjoy life.I love to be able to get recipes made by you to try, they are awesome.I wish you would come to Rochester some time for a cooking show of some kind so I could get more rcipes from you.

By Marylee DeGroat on June 20, 2011

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