Glass of Soda Bonita drink

Soda Bonita Mocktail

  • Category Mineral Water
  • Cuisine American


  • Juice of one large watermelon
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups filtered water
  • 1 cup fresh ginger, rinsed and roughly chopped
  • 10g or 1-2 fresh habaneros, seeds discarded, roughly chopped
  • Chilled Topo Chico


  • Make Ginger Habanero Syrup and Watermelon Juice, then build your drink

Ginger Habanero Syrup:


  • In a small saucepan over medium heat add granulated sugar, filtered water, and chopped ginger
  • Bring to a simmer, let simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • Set timer for 2 minutes, add chopped habaneros to pan
  • Strain immediately, set aside to cool

Watermelon Juice:


  • Roughly chop watermelon, fill your blender carafe, blend until smooth, strain to remove watermelon pulp
  • Repeat for remaining watermelon

Build your drink:


  • In a large pitcher add watermelon juice, lime juice, and ginger habanero syrup, whisk to combine
  • For each serving fill glass with ice, add 1:1 soda Bonita and chilled Topo Chico

Recipe by Anchorhead Coffee