Watermelon Gin Punch
This cocktail is adapted from St. John Frizell's recipe over at Finecooking.com.
Serves: 8
  • One-half small round seedless watermelon (about 3-1/2 lb.), peeled and cut into large chunks
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup simple syrup
  • 8 sprigs fresh mint; more for garnish
  • 2 cups gin (preferable Hendrick's or Bombay Sapphire)
  1. Purée the watermelon in a blender or food processor. Mix the lemon juice, simple syrup, and mint in a pitcher or a punch bowl and bruise the mint thoroughly with a muddler or wooden spoon. Add the gin, the watermelon juice, and about 4 cups of ice and stir.
  2. Serve in rocks glasses over ice. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs.
Recipe by Three Many Cooks at https://threemanycooks.com/conversations/watermelon-gin-punch/