Watermelon Citrus Soda
Makes approximately 15 (8-ounce) servings
For the watermelon juice (makes about 10 cups):
7 1/2 pound chilled seeded watermelon
1 cup granulated sugar
8 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice (about 6 limes)
12 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice (about 2 large oranges)
5 cups (40 ounces) chilled club soda
4 limes, cut into wedges for garnish
1. Cut the watermelon flesh from the rind. Puree half of the watermelon with the sugar in a blender under smooth. Pour the puree through a strainer into a pitcher. Repeat with the remaining watermelon then stir in the orange juice and lime juice.
2. To serve, stir in the club soda and garnish with lime wedges.