Watermelon Limeade

Watermelon Limeade

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8 cups ,cubed seedless watermelon

1 tablespoon fresh ginger

1 1/2 cup sugar

1 1/2 cup water

Lime juice depending on level of tartness desired

3 cups Club soda, well chilled

In a saucepan make a simple syrup with the sugar and water. Place over medium heat and cook until sugar is dissolved’ set aside to cool.

In a blender, add in batches some of the watermelon and fresh ginger. Process until smooth. Pour mixture into a mesh strainer to separate the juice from the solids. Throw the solids out. Continue to process watermelon and ginger until completed. Pour the strained juice into a large pitcher. Add the cooled simple syrup and enough fresh lime juice as desired. Stir mixture and refrigerate until well chilled. Once chilled, add club soda to mixture and serve.

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