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Cantaloupe Cooler

Cantaloupe Cooler

Prep time 10 minutes
Ready in 10 minutes
Makes 4 cocktails


  • 1 ripe cantaloupe
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, packed
  • 2 cups ice
  • 6 ounces rum (optional)


  • Fresh mint sprigs
  • Lime rounds


1. Slice the cantaloupe in half. Remove the seeds and discard. Scoop the cantaloupe flesh from the skin.
2. Add the cantaloupe, orange juice, lime, mint, ice, and rum (if using) to a blender. Blend until smooth.
3. Pour into four glasses. Garnish with fresh mint and lime rounds if you’re feeling fancy.


For a frostier cooler, freeze the cantaloupe flesh the night before making the cocktails.
Recipe by Serena Wolf of