Watermelon Punch

Demonstrated by: Executive Chef On Jin Kim of Hanatei Bistro.
Korean Recipes on August 1, 1995.



Watermelon Punch

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 small, evenly-shaped watermelon
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1 can (12 oz) lemon-lime soda
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 teaspoon shelled pine nuts


  1. In a saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil; cool.
  2. Scoop watermelon with a melon baller; discard seeds.
  3. Pour sugar syrup over watermelon balls.
  4. Scoop remaining watermelon; squeeze in a clean cloth to extract juice.
  5. Combine watermelon balls, watermelon juice, and brandy; chill.
  6. Cut the upper edge of the watermelon shell in a saw-tooth design and use as a punch bowl.
  7. Just before serving, add watermelon mixture, soda, and ice cubes to watermelon shell.
  8. Sprinkle with nuts.

Makes 10 to 12 servings.


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