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Florida Citrus Watermelon’ade

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  • 2 cups (240 ml) Florida Orange Juice  
  • 1 cup (120 ml) Florida Grapefruit Juice  
  • 2 cups sugar  
  • 1 cup hot water  
  • 2 cups Florida Oranges, cut into 1-inch pieces, peeled  
  • 6 cups watermelon, seeded, no rind, cut into 1-inch pieces, divided  
  • ¾ cup (180 ml) lemon juice  
  • ¾ cup (180 ml) lime juice  
  • ½ cup mint leaves  
  • Florida Orange Slices, for garnish  
  • Watermelon chunks, for garnish  
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  • Combine sugar and hot water in small saucepan over low heat; heat until sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate until chilled.  
  • Purée 4 cups watermelon in blender until smooth.  
  • Place watermelon juice, chilled sugar syrup, Florida Orange Juice, Florida Grapefruit Juice, lemon juice and lime juice in large pitcher; stir to combine.  
  • Add 2 cups watermelon pieces, Florida Orange Pieces and mint leaves; refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours until well chilled.  
  • Serve over ice in tall glasses. Garnish with Florida Orange Slices and watermelon chunks, if desired.