Before it is too late and Watermelons are gone for the seasons try this refreshing watermelon punch recipe. It is sure to be a delight and something so light and refreshing. You can adjust the brandy as you like and add more to your taste.

Watermelon Punch

Watermelon Punch

Ingredients:

  • 1 c sugar
  • 1 c water
  • 1/2 sm evenly-shaped watermelon
  • 1/4 c brandy
  • 1 cn (12 oz) lemon-lime soda
  • 1 ice cubes
  • 1 t pine nuts, Shelled

Directions:

In a saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil; cool. Scoop watermelon with a melon baller; discard seeds. Pour sugar syrup over watermelon balls. Scoop remaining watermelon; squeeze in a clean cloth to extract juice. Combine watermelon balls, watermelon juice, and brandy; chill. Cut the upper edge of the watermelon shell in a saw-tooth design and use as a punch bowl. Just before serving, add watermelon mixture, soda, and ice cubes to watermelon shell. Sprinkle with nuts. Makes 10 to 12 servings