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watermelon bellini mocktail

Watermelon Bellini

3 from 1 review
  • Author: mistressofmocktails
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1
  • Category: beverage, mocktail
  • Method: blend
  • Cuisine: Australian


The original Bellini was one-third white peach puree, and two-thirds champagne. This is an equally simple blend of two ingredients – pureed watermelon, and sparkling apple cider.


  • Pureed watermelon slices
  • Sparkling apple cider


  • Keep one slice of watermelon aside as a garnish.
  • Blend a few slices of watermelon in a blender.
  • Fill the bottom third of the glass with the watermelon.
  • Top with sparkling apple cider.
  • Garnish

After blending the watermelon, add around one-third to the bottom of each glass.


The angle of this photograph makes it look less than it actually was.

I often add the garnish first, to minimise the mess. Then top the glass with apple cider. Easy!

The article on the history of the drink is at

This is lovely and refreshing. Exactly as you’d expect – sweet and bubbly. Great for a summer evening.

I made this a second time, and overdosed on the watermelon at the bottom. The flavour can be overwhelming, so definitely keep the watermelon under a third – a quarter may be better.