Watermelon Mint Mocktail To Quench Your Thirst

On a hot day, there are few things better than a cool beverage, and this watermelon mojito mocktail is about as refreshing as they come. You won't be able to get enough of this delicious cocktail, which is made with fresh watermelon, tangy lime juice, and fresh mint. It is non-alcoholic as well, making it a fantastic choice for anyone who wants to avoid alcohol as well as the children in your life. 

The best part of this mocktail version of a mojito is that maple syrup, not refined sugar, is used to sweeten it. The perfect amount of sweetness is added to the beverage without being overwhelming by a basic maple simple syrup. If you need to make this recipe completely sugar free, feel free to omit the hint of sweetness even though it tastes fantastic in the beverage. 


2 cups fresh watermelon cubes 

12 mint leaves plus more for garnish 

¼ cup fresh lime juice 

¼ cup honey simple syrup 

Lime sparkling water 


To begin, combine equal parts of maple syrup and water in a small pot to create the maple simple syrup. The syrup will start to thicken after about five minutes of cooking if the mixture is heated to a low simmer. Remove the sauce pan from the heat and let it cool once the syrup has slightly thickened. Transfer the syrup to a fresh, airtight storage container after it has completely cooled. To keep it fresh, keep the simple syrup in the refrigerator. 

Then, combine the watermelon, lime juice, and mint leaves in a powerful blender; blend until thoroughly combined. To remove any pulp, strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve once it has been thoroughly mixed. 

The watermelon combination should now contain the maple simple syrup. The watermelon mixture should be divided among ice-filled glasses. 

Fresh mint and watermelon are garnished on top of each glass of lime sparkling water. Offer and savour! 

Quick Tips  

To make these cocktails whenever you want, make the maple simple syrup in advance. 

You can adjust the sweetness of these drinks to your preference even though the recipe just calls for 1/4 cup of the maple simple syrup mixture. Simply add more or less sweetness if you prefer them to be a little sweeter. 

To make this recipe even simpler, buy a watermelon that has already been chopped at your neighbourhood grocery shop. 

You can cut the recipe in half to make a single serving or store the leftover watermelon and mint combination in the refrigerator in an airtight container. 

To make a deliciously refreshing drink without sweetness, completely omit it from the recipe.