Strawberries and watermelon have long been the perfect summer pair. In this light, vitamin-packed homemade cooler, I think they shine particularly bright. This is a perfect drink for Iftar and to beat
After playing around with various proportions I settled on a 4:1 watermelon to strawberry ratio. Use too many strawberries and will turn into a candy territory (which is not necessarily a bad thing); too few and the drink lacks a certain special sweetness. To boost up the refreshing factor, I added a bit of lime/lemon and fresh mint leaves.
4 cups cubed watermelon
1 cup hulled strawberries
1/2 lime/lemon juice
6 mint leaves, plus more for garnish
Strawberries and watermelon, how can you go wrong? One of the wonderful things about hot weather is this cold drink... With subtle fruit flavors and beautiful garnishes that scream freshness at #Iftar