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Watermelon Punch

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Servings: 7


  • 6 cups watermelon, seeded and cubed
  • 1/3 cup simple syrup, recipe follows
  • 1 (12 oz) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
  • crushed ice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar


Combine watermelon and Simple Syrup in container of an electric blender; process until smooth. Push mixture through a fine-mesh strainer, discarding solids. Return watermelon syrup to blender. Add lemonade concentrate and pineapple juice and blend well. Serve over crushed ice. Makes about 7 cups.

Simple Syrup:

In a small saucepan, combine water and sugar; cook over low heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 1 minute. Remove from heat; cool.

Yield: 1 cup