Watermelon Cocktail Recipe

Watermelon cooler

  • serves 6
  • Easy

This watermelon and tequila cocktail from Thomasina Miers is really refreshing for a hot summer day, and proves that tequila isn't all about slammers. Try serving it at your next BBQ.


Make this refreshing watermelon cooler, then check out our peach coolerrhubarb cordial, iced tea and more picnic drinks recipes.



  • watermelon 1 (about 1kg), skin removed and flesh chopped
  • tequila 200ml
  • grapefruit 3, juiced
  • lime 3, juiced
  • triple sec or Cointreau 4 tbsp
  • ice to serve


  • Step 1

    Whizz the watermelon in a food processor or blender with the other ingredients. Strain into a jug then pour into ice-filled glasses.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 175
  • Fat 0.6g
  • Carbs 18.6g
  • Fibre 0.2g
  • Protein 1.1g
  • Salt 0.02g