Watermelon Lime Sherbet Float

Fresh watermelon and mint are combined with lemon lime soda and poured over lime sherbet in this delicious twist on an ice cream float, perfect for summer!

Watermelon Lime Sherbet Float Recipe

Did you know that August 3rd is National Watermelon Day? I know, I know, who comes up with these national food holidays? My boyfriend (and I’m sure a few other people) think they’re totally ridiculous, but as a foodie, I love any excuse to celebrate my favorite foods like National Ice Cream Day, yes, please!

Watermelon Lime Sherbet Float Recipe

As I was preparing for National Watermelon Day, (yes, I prepare for national food holidays #FoodBloggerLife 😉 ) I realized that I had a delicious watermelon cocktail to share {hello Watermelon Jalapeno Mojitos!} and a scrumptious entree {give me all the Watermelon Serrano Salsa on top of Chorizo Tostadas!} but no watermelon dessert!

I had to remedy this situation immediately. Enter Watermelon Lime Sherbet Floats, AKA the most perfect summer twist on an ice cream float ever!

Watermelon Lime Sherbet Float Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh watermelon cubes
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint
  • 1 liter lemon lime soda
  • 1.5 quart lime sherbet

Add the watermelon and mint to a blender.

Watermelon Lime Sherbet Float Recipe

Blend until smooth, then transfer to a large pitcher. Add the lemon lime soda to the pitcher slowly.

Add a scoop of sherbet to a Half Pint Mason Jar or small bowl, then pour the watermelon soda over the sherbet and serve.

Watermelon Lime Sherbet Float Recipe

Serve with small spoons, decorative straws and a watermelon, mint garnish, if you’re fancy like that! 😉

Watermelon Lime Sherbet Float Recipe

This recipe is light, flavorful and such a simple dessert for summer beach parties, BBQs or a refreshing evening treat!

Watermelon Lime Sherbet Float Recipe

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Watermelon Lime Sherbet Float

Total Time: 10 minutes

Serving Size: 8-10

Watermelon Lime Sherbet Float

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh watermelon cubes
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint
  • 1 liter lemon lime soda
  • 1.5 quart lime sherbet

Instructions

  1. Add the watermelon and mint to a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth, then transfer to a large pitcher.
  3. Add the lemon lime soda to the pitcher slowly.
  4. Add a scoop of sherbet to a half pint mason jar or small bowl, then pour the watermelon soda over the sherbet and serve.
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