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Spicy Watermelon Jalapeno Mocktail

Spicy watermelon jalapeno mocktails are the perfect nonalcoholic summer drink! These watermelon mocktails are bubbly, sparkling, and so refreshing in the summertime. They are topped with a fresh watermelon and mint garnish for a drink that is perfect for entertaining or making mocktails at home.
Prep Time4 mins
Course: Drinks, mocktail
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mocktail, watermelon, watermelon mocktail
Servings: 4 people
Author: Aimee

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced watermelon
  • 2 teaspoon diced jalapeno seeds removed
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup
  • 1 can sparkling water
  • ice
  • salt
  • mint optional

Instructions

  • Take the watermelon, jalapeno, and simple syrup and add to a blender. Add a pinch of salt. Blend until smooth.
  • Place ice in 4 small glasses. Divide watermelon mixture among the four glasses. Top with sparkling water. Stir with a spoon or straw to combine.
  • Garnish with extra watermelon and mint, if desired.

Notes

Recipe tips:
  • For moderately spicy, remove the jalapeno seeds. For more spice, keep the seeds in.
  • If you're worried about watermelon particles and pulp, strain the watermelon mixture after blending. However, this isn't necessary and watermelon typically blends up nicely.
  • If you want to use agave instead of simple syrup, use ½ teaspoon instead of 1 teaspoon