Watermelon Minty Breeze

This refreshing and easy-to-make watermelon cocktail is a perfect drink for a hot summer day. It combines the sweet and juicy flavors of fresh watermelon with a zing of lime juice and a hint of rum, creating a delightful and invigorating beverage. Whether you choose to add a splash of rum for a cocktail or keep it alcohol-free for a mocktail, this drink is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Garnish with fresh mint for a touch of herbal aroma and a visually appealing presentation.

Watermelon Minty Breeze

A refreshing watermelon cocktail with lime juice and optional rum, garnished with fresh mint.

4.94 from 37 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins


  • 1 1/2 cups cubed seedless watermelon, chilled
  • Juice of 1/2 fresh lime
  • 2 tablespoons rum (optional)
  • Simple syrup or agave nectar, as needed for sweetness
  • Fresh mint sprig for garnish


  1. In a blender, combine the chilled watermelon cubes and fresh lime juice.
  2. If using rum, add it to the blender.
  3. Blend the mixture on high until smooth.
  4. Taste the drink and add sweetener as needed, then blend again.
  5. Pour the drink into a glass over ice, or blend with ice for a slushy texture.
  6. Garnish the drink with a fresh mint sprig before serving.