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Watermelon Lemonade Slushie – A sweet and refreshing summer treat made with only 3 simple ingredients! Perfect for a party!
With summer in full swing, it’s time to have a celebration with friends and family! I am all for having big celebrations with fun decorations and new recipes so when I realized it was my friend’s birthday last weekend, I went to work brainstorming fun summer treats to serve and came up with a Watermelon Lemonade Slushie along with one of the coolest things I have ever made, a Watermelon Pig Sculpture! Watermelons just scream summer to me so they are my go-to treat for hot days because of how refreshing, yet delicious they are! I wanted to make the Watermelon Lemonade Slushie a simple drink to make so I decided to make it with just fresh watermelon, Minute Maid® Lemonade (my favorite lemonade!), and ice. 3 ingredients and it only took minutes to make!
I ran out to my local Kroger’s to pick up what I needed where I found the fresh watermelons right in the front in the product area. I grabbed one with a beautiful spiral stem that looked like a pig’s tail!
The next thing on my list was the Minute Maid Lemonade which was located near the other soft drinks. I love Minute Maid because it is made with real lemons and it tastes so good! Currently, if you purchase any 2 Minute Maid or Sprite 2 liters, you can save $1 on a watermelon which is an awesome deal! Make sure to look out for the 2 liter toppers with and tear pads for extra savings!
Both the Watermelon Pig Sculpture and the Watermelon Lemonade Slushie ended up huge hits at the party! Everyone absolutely LOVED the idea of having an edible centerpiece made from melons and a drink that paired perfectly with it!
Watermelon Lemonade Slushies
- 4 cups fresh watermelon
- 2 cups Minute Maid Lemonade
- 3 cups ice
- Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until well combined.
- Pour into glass and serve with a lemon wedge.
Watermelon Pig Sculpture
- 1 watermelon
- 1 cantaloupe melon
- 1 honeydew melon
- 4 blueberries
- Cut out a quarter of the watermelon.
- Scoop out of inside of the watermelon. (Use a melon baller if you want to fill it later with melon balls instead of chunks!)
- From the quarter of the watermelon that has been removed, cut out a circle and two hearts. I used cookie cutters to get the shapes and cut around them. The circle should have a diameter of about 2 inches.
- Place 2 blueberries on the circle, this will be the pig’s nose. Poke a toothpick through to keep each blueberry in place.
- Use toothpicks poked through the front of the watermelon to secure the nose in place. If you need more toothpicks to get it to stay, add more!
- Above the nose, insert two more toothpicks through the watermelon for the eyes. Use the picture I took to help with placement! Poke blueberries onto the toothpicks after they are inserted.
- Using two more toothpicks to place the ear on. Repeat on the other side.
- Cute open the cantaloupe and honeydew melons. Using a melon baller, scoop out enough of each melon to fill in the watermelon.
- Fill the inside of the watermelon with honeydew, cantaloupe, and watermelon balls.
- Keep in refrigerator until ready to serve.