Watermelon is the summer fruit that everyone craves on blistering hot days — its sweetness and juiciness are unparalleled. However, the fruit can get quite large at times, especially when you’re buying it for just one person. So, we at Spoon came up with a list of recipes for you to make with your leftover watermelon, because why waste the delicious fruit?

1. Refreshing mint watermelon smoothie

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This icy summer drink is creamy, light, and refreshing — perfect for hydrating yourself after a long day outside.

2. Watermelon margarita

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It’s sweet, sour, and salty. The best way to get your summer parties started.

3. Watermelon, feta, and mint summer salad

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Cool down with this simple and delicious watermelon-based salad. The sweetness from the watermelon and tanginess from the feta balance each other quite nicely, and a hint of mint tops it all off.

4. Watermelon mojito

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Your friends will be shocked at how quick and easy this drink is to make. If you don’t have rum, it goes well with almost any drink, and who wouldn’t want to drink out of a watermelon?

5. 4-Ingredient kale and watermelon summer salad

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This sweet and savory salad will give you the energy you need to get through the hot summer days. Plus, it’s totally versatile, so you can make it your very own.

6. Whole watermelon summer cake

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For those of you who want a real challenge, try creating this mouthwatering watermelon cake. It’s light and refreshing, yet still has the sweet taste that you crave in a traditional cake.