Watermelon Daiquiri Recipe

Watermelon Daiquiri is the perfect drink for a warm summer evening. It is an innovative spin on the classic daquiri. Watermelon Daiquiris are simple to make,  very delicious and relaxing.


  • 1 large sized watermelon (you need about 8 cups of melon pieces)
  • 2 limes, halved
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 5 tablespoons rum (or more, to taste)
  • 4 tablespoons Cointreau orange liqueur
  • 3 tablespoons sugar, more or less, to taste
Watermelon Daiquiri Recipe
Watermelon Daiquiri Recipe


  1. Cut the watermelon and either cut or use a melon ball scoop to get ice cube sized chunks of watermelon.
  2. Place chunks into a plastic bag and freeze for 5 – 6 hours.
  3. Remove watermelon chunks from freezer.
  4. Combine half of the watermelon chucks, orange juice, rum, orange liqueur, and sugar in a blender.
  5. Squeeze the juice from one of the lime halves into the blender container.
  6. Blend until pureed – about one minute.
  7. Pour into serving glasses and repeat with the other half of the ingredients.
  8. Garnish with wedges of watermelon or slices of lime on the edge of the glasses.

SERVES 4 – 6

Watermelon Daiquiri Recipe