Rum-Infused Watermelon Fireworks Cocktail

A sweet summer cocktail that's perfect for 4th of July parties.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 5 mins
1 cocktail


  • 2 fluid ounces dark rum, divided

  • 2 (1 inch) cubes watermelon

  • 1 cup ice, or as needed

  • 6 fluid ounces peach-flavored sparkling water


  1. Put 1 ounce rum in a jar or bowl. Add watermelon cubes, cover, and let sit until watermelon has absorbed the rum, at least 2 hours.

  2. Fill a glass with ice and add remaining 1 ounce rum. Add sparkling water, rum-infused watermelon, and any leftover soaking juices.

Cook's Note:

I use Kraken(R) black-spiced rum and La Croix(R) sparkling water.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

145 Calories
0g Fat
4g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 145
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 5mg 23%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 66mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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