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Recipe: Wondrous Watermelon Soda

Recipe: Wondrous Watermelon Soda

Wondrous Watermelon Soda

by Erin Fletter
Photo by Max kolomychenko/
prep time
cook time
4-6 servings

Fun-Da-Mentals Kitchen Skills

  • blend :

    to stir together two or more ingredients until just combined; blending is a gentler process than mixing.

  • chop :

    to cut something into small, rough pieces using a blade.

  • knife skills :

    Bear Claw (growl), Pinch, Plank, and Bridge (look out for trolls)

  • squeeze :

    to firmly press or twist a food with fingers, hands, or a device to remove its liquid, like shredded potatoes, frozen and thawed spinach, or tofu.

Equipment Checklist

  • Blender (or pitcher + immersion blender)
  • Cutting board + kid-safe knife
  • Citrus juicer (optional)
  • Dry measuring cups
  • Liquid measuring cup


Wondrous Watermelon Soda

  • 1/2 medium watermelon
  • 1 lime (optional)
  • 1/2 C sugar/honey/agave
  • 4 C sparkling water
  • 2 to 3 C ice


Wondrous Watermelon Soda

chop + squeeze

Chop up 1/2 watermelon and add to your blender or a pitcher (for use with an immersion blender). Squeeze the juice of 1 lime, if using, into the blender.

measure + blend

Measure and add 1/2 cup of sugar to the blender with the fruit. Blend everything together until smooth. Add 4 cups of sparkling water and stir. Taste and adjust flavors, then top with 2 to 3 cups of ice.

That's Berry Funny

What did the rice say to the watermelon? 

"Don’t be a slow-POKE!"

That's Berry Funny

When do you go at red and stop at green? 

When you’re eating a watermelon!

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