Watermelon Rum Cocktail

Shake rum and orange liqueur with lime juice and pureed watermelon for a seriously refreshing cocktail.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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1 1/3 cups diced seedless watermelon

1/2 cup rum, white or dark

2 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur, such as triple sec

Juice of 1 lime (about 2 tablespoons)

2 thin lime rounds, for garnish (optional)


  1. Puree the watermelon in a blender until very smooth. Pour into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and add the rum, liqueur and lime juice. Shake vigorously and strain into 2 ice-filled cocktail glasses. Garnish each with a lime round if using.
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