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Watermelon and lime slush

Recipe from: 8 January 2016
recipe, watermelon, lime, treat,summer

Ingredients 5
Servings 24
Time 15min + Standing time


  • 100
    castor sugar
  • 600
    watermelon cubes, deseeded
  • juice of 2 limes
  • vodka to taste (optional)
  • lime wedges to garnish


Bring the castor sugar to the boil in 250ml water, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Set aside to cool. Purée the watermelon and transfer 500ml of it to a measuring jug. Mix the purée, lime juice and cooled syrup, spoon into ice trays and freeze overnight.

To Serve:

Turn fruit cubes out into glasses and top with a little vodka. Garnish with lime wedges and serve.


Substitute rosewater for vodka - or blend various berries with the watermelon.

Word and image: Home magazine

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