(includes cooling time)
1 pitcher of punch
Heat 1 cup each sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved; cool completely. Puree 6 cups chopped seedless watermelon in a blender. Pour 3 cups of the watermelon puree into a pitcher; add 3 cups vodka, 1 cup lime juice and 1 cup of the simple syrup. Serve over ice and garnish with mint.